Respiratory Portfolio Strategy & Innovation Lead

Date:  Jan 18, 2023
Department:  Global Marketing
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  Mktg, Market Access, Bus. Excellence & Med. Affair
Contract Type:  Permanent

Parma, IT

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceutical 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 researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in its main therapeutic areas: Discover more here

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 a transparent and ethical behavior at all levels.

We believe that the success of Chiesi is built and shaped by our people and our strong set of shared Values and Behaviors. Our people make a critical difference to our success, which is why it is vital that we attract and retain the right talent who will continue to enrich our culture by living and breathing our values and behaviors.

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 CCO - Commercial Organization

Following the continued growth of the Company and the increasing portfolio complexity, Chiesi decided to introduce the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) role and organization. The new organization is a truly global operating model, ensuring a uniform approach across all geographies (30 affiliates worldwide). The CCO Organization includes Global Marketing, Global Medical Affairs, Global Value & Access and all the commercial functions of every affiliate.


Who we are looking for

Main Responsibilities

  • Understand customer perspective and develop strategic guidelines to ensure the growth of respiratory portfolio and to meet customer needs.
  • Creation and development of omnichannel activities based on customer need and the respiratory portfolio priorities
  • Contribute to the definition of customers plans, with specific reference to the strategy definition; personas and journeys finetuning; strategic initiatives
  • Partner with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure the success of the portfolio
  • Respiratory Global Team coordination (all the affiliates are involved 3 times per years in meetings with the aim to discuss on the core topics ad share experience, ideas/perspectives)
  • Responsible of the internal training to corporate and affiliates colleagues

Experience Required

At least 4 years of experience in marketing (at global or local level)


Master’s degree in life science or marketing; preferred qualificationis the Master in digital marketing.


Fluent English


⦁    Strategic thinking
⦁    Problem solving 
⦁    Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams in the development and delivery of common goals 
⦁    Relationship management and communication skills 
⦁    Flexibility
⦁    Empathy 
⦁    Active listening and ability to understand different perspectives 
⦁    Technology/Digital savviness


Availability to travel may be required (up to 20% of the time)

What we offer

You would join a dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and friendly environment.
In Chiesi we firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we invest in continuous training, learning and development. Therefore, we strive to continuously promote and satisfy development needs, paying particular attention to the quality of our working environment and to collective well-being. 
We want our people to come to work happy every day, and we know how important it is to find the right work-life balance in order to be able to give our best. That is why we offer flexible working approach, remote working, support in the relocation process, tax assistance service for foreign colleagues and many other people-care services.

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