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General Manager - Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur
  • Salary: $150000 - $200000 per annum
  • Job reference: GM4459
  • Sector: Commercial, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 21/07/2017

Job description

EPM Scientific has partnered with a global Pharmaceuticals MNC and are currently seeking a General Manager to lead their team. The role will be

Job description
  • Set and lead the strategic direction for Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei businesses in line with the global and regional strategy and the local market environment.
  • Organize, lead and manage all aspects of the business in order to achieve or exceed yearly budgets To maximize sales and long-term profitability by ensuring effective sales and marketing execution and resource optimization
  • Achieve sustained growth targets for the cluster consistent with internal and external compliance requirements and in line with the company values, policies and SOPs. Drive business results with integrity.

Key Accountabilities
  • Lead the preparation of annual operating plan and long range strategic plan of the cluster and follow through the implementation throughout the year
  • Take overall responsibility for the cluster to deliver business performance - driving top and bottom line growth) and manage a workforce
  • Act as a core member of the Regional Management Team optimizing resource allocation decisions to improve the Cluster/Region/PCH, brand portfolio, ways of working and go-to-market strategies
  • Plan for the future - Create the vision and provide the leadership to grow the business through developing & effectively implementing the short/long-term strategy and plans. Assume full responsibility including Marketing, Sales, Demand, Financial Planning, Advertising & Promotions, Product Development.
  • Optimize growth and performance of the products and portfolios by executing in country plans and identifying new opportunities to drive growth
  • Drive a culture of compliance across the organization
  • Track and report business performance and provide forecast on monthly/quarterly/FY results
  • Develop a high-performance team environment that provides motivation and development opportunities for team members to support short and long term business success
  • Inspire others, drive engagement, and exciting harmonious culture.

Required Experience
  • University Degree required Post-Graduate Degree preferred
  • 15+ years successful commercial experience within the healthcare and/or Pharmaceutical environment
  • Must have experience of the Malaysian Market
  • 10 years' experience in a major multinational and a big size market in the region is highly desired
  • P&L management responsibility with over $100M MR revenue target is required
  • Corporate HQ experience is desired
  • Proven track record of successful commercial roles in APAC or other regions
  • Diverse functional knowledge of and exposure to regulatory, finance, medical, PGS and Public Affairs
  • Ability to lead and manage senior-level discussions to effectively work with and align with other Business Units, Finance, Regulatory, PGS, Legal/Compliance, HR etc. with executive presence and an appropriate sense of urgency
  • Proven ability to lead and manage in a complex environment (e.g. driving change, across multiple brands, multi-launch, markets, functions, cultures)
  • Ability to build and develop high performing colleagues and x-functional and x-cultural teams
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to think and act strategically and innovatively with strong analytical skills (commercial and financial) acumen
  • Governance, key stakeholder expertise, influencing and negotiation experience (e.g. with managed care, retail pharmacy chains, and/or distributor agreements)
  • Excellent Business Acumen
To Apply:

Please email your CV, notice period and current package to or call +6565894459 for more details.
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