Head of Africa

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About the job

Do you have significant leadership/managerial experience within generics pharmaceuticals and business development? Are you ready for a step up in your career?

Invenia Group is partnered with a global healthcare company focused on high value medicines and healthcare solutions covering various therapeutic areas. This internationally recognised innovative organisation is seeking a Head of Africa to join their rapidly expanding business.

Role responsibilities:

If successful, you will focus on promoting and expanding the commercial activity of our client which will generate revenues and lead to sustainable growth. You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Retaining and developing business relationships with existing key clients and partners as well as potential customers to introduce services, products and sign new agreements
  • Seeking new business development growth opportunities and conduct internal due diligence studies
  • Developing and executing sales and marketing strategies to upkeep revenue growth and market share captivation
  • Creating a budget plan and forecast updates to maintain growth through delivery of volumes, revenue, margin, and profit contribution targets
  • Following current and changing market trends, IP laws and regulatory legislation
  • Building, developing, managing, enhancing the sales and operations’ team capabilities and achieve targets

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone with significant leadership/managerial experience within Business Development (10 years +) in the Pharmaceutical industry (20+ years) including experience within Generics Pharmaceuticals. They should have a Bachelor’s degree in a Life Science role and an MBA or Master’s in Marketing. Additionally, they must possess great working knowledge of regulatory and legal context, an entrepreneurial mindset and great leadership skills, commercial awareness, and strategic mindset.

Flexibility to travel (50%) is also necessary for this role.

If you are interested in proceeding with this opportunity, please apply to find out more.