Product Manager

Date:  Nov 25, 2023
Department:  Marketing & Business Development
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  Mktg, Market Access, Bus. Excellence & Med. Affair
Contract Type:  Permanent

Cary, NC, US

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceuticals and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 30 countries with more than 6,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group research, develops and markets innovative drugs in its three therapeutic areas: AIR (products and services that promote respiration, from new-born to adult populations), RARE (treatment for patients with rare and ultra-rare diseases) and CARE (products and services that support special care and consumer-facing self-care).
We are proud to be the largest global pharmaceutical group to be awarded B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes transparent ethical behavior at all levels. 
We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 

Chiesi USA

Chiesi USA is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and promoting products for the hospital, adjacent specialty and rare disease markets. We are a B Corp™ and Benefit company awarded Top Employer status for six consecutive years and certified as a Great Place to Work. 
At Chiesi, we share an entrepreneurial spirit and act as a force for good, pursuing high social and environmental standards, to ensure the wellbeing of our people, patients, and communities. We offer a work environment where professionals have the opportunity to build a purposeful career focused on helping others while achieving a fulfilling work-life balance, meeting exciting challenges, and engaging in important and rewarding work.

What we offer

Chiesi offers competitive benefits, services, and programs that enrich the personal and professional lives of our employees.   Our shared values of passion, innovation, trust and integrity bring out the individual talents and diverse perspectives of each of our colleagues.  Our environment encourages each individual to reach his or her full potential and drive outstanding results. We celebrate that “Every one of us is different. Every one of us is Chiesi."



The Product Manager oversees the marketing of KENGREAL® (cangrelor), an IV P2Y12 platelet inhibitor that reduces periprocedural thrombotic events in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).  Key responsibilities include maintaining a strategic view of relevant market/therapeutic dynamics that impact Kengreal; developing and communicating actionable Commercial plans that align these dynamics with company objectives; and driving the implementation of these plans, which often includes cross-functional and inter-agency involvement.  Maintaining a strong orientation towards the needs of customers is vital. The Product Manager will work with the Associate Director to develop strategies and overall marketing plans, and will have lead responsibility in the execution of the marketing plan and associated campaigns and tactics to effectively grow market segments. 

Main Responsibilities

Strategic Thinking:
•    Develop and grow expertise in relevant market/therapeutic dynamics to enable understanding of existing opportunities and threats through both data-driven and customer-derived insights 
•    Foster candid and productive relationships with our customers, to include KOLs, product champions and relevant patient advocacy groups to ensure close alignment with customer’s needs 
Commercial Plan Development and Implementation Support: 
•    Work with Associate Director on the development and delivery of an annual cross-function brand plan 
•    Partner with key field-based and HQ-based colleagues to ensure their understanding and alignment with critical success factors associated with brand plan
•    Direct and manage the creation of tactics for both personal and non-personal promotion with omni-channel marketing capabilities 
•    For all applicable tactics, establish KPIs, monitor and control for performance, and redirect resources as needed in order to achieve expected objectives
•    Achieve assigned P&L goals 
Planning and Executing:
•    Effectively manage multiple agency partners to produce high-quality deliverables within timelines and allocated budget
•    Gain approval for marketing materials through internal review process
•    Manage large-scale departmental or cross-departmental projects (as assigned)
•    Manage budget and conduct financial management processes for assigned products 
Analytical Thinking and Communication: 
•    Leverage in-house assets to include databases and Business Knowledge colleagues to generate market, brand, and customer analytics
•    Generate and deliver impactful presentations that share key findings for internal forums to include C-suite presentations and national/regional Sales meetings
•    Communicate effectively within the organization to ensure the motivation and alignment of all key stakeholders to achieve product objectives
Personal Development: 
•    Partner with manager to develop and execute personal development plan
•    Attend/complete educational programs to enhance skills and knowledge in designated areas
•    Proactively identify opportunities for improvement related to Marketing procedures and partners

Experience Required

•    Education: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited university, MBA preferred
•    Industry Experience: 

      o    Minimum 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical marketing, including experience in developing and executing marketing plans
      o    If currently in pharmaceutical field Sales, ranking required to be in top 30% or higher overall for the most recent 2 prior quarters


•    Education: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited university, MBA preferred

Chiesi USA is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work force at all levels of our business.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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