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VP Global Head of Digital Commercial

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1111

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

Together, we are on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds.

Working here means working as part of the World’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we are always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Global Head of Digital Commercial at Teva. This role will report to the EVP Commercial Europe Direct / EVP US & EVP International Markets Indirect. This position will drive improved efficiencies and effectiveness through digitalization of commercial efforts globally translating into a sustainable competitive advantage for Teva.

As P&L accountability is maintained at a commercial general management level, the Global Head of Digital Commercial will need to develop strong alliances with the commercial leadership teams and other relevant internal & external stakeholders to ensure that all new digital approaches are built in line with the overall business strategies / objectives and digital trends. Moreover the position will ensure that Teva’s overall digital capabilities and mindset are elevated (including beyond the commercial organization).


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop & communicate Teva’s global digital commercial vision, strategy, and operating model aligned with the overall company strategy as well as individual regional/brand needs
  • Act as strategic advisor to commercial, medical, and other relevant leadership teams on all topics related to digitalization
  • Execute large-scale digital implementation programs across brands & geographies which translate into:
  • Improved customer experiences resulting in positive commercial performance (NPS & Market Share)
  • Double-digit million (USD) operational efficiencies through digitalization efforts or centralized provision of omnichannel capabilities
  • Continual experimentation and scaled implementation of opportunities for measurable competitive advantage through digitalization, data, and analytics
  • A harmonized commercial technology landscape
  • Develop organizational capabilities in digital, data science, analytics, & omnichannel across Teva
  • Development and management of centralized digital/omnichannel services for utilization by local markets
  • Direct management of Digital Commercial Organization (approx. 50FTE) / operational budgets and functional management of market digital-leads
  • Define and own the governance model & be the unified commercial voice into Teva’s IT leadership (CIO) and commercial technology CAPEX roadmap
  • Provide thought leadership on trends and future digital opportunities to broader organization (including outside of commercial)
  • Act as a change-agent to enable a more ‘digital mindset’ within the organization (beyond commercial)



  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience with increasing responsibility in digital commercialization, technology management, or  change management (healthcare or related sector preferred)
  • Deep understanding of digital technology trends, concepts, and best practices
  • Multi-year experience in people management (including leading leaders)
  • Strong communication & skills in English
  • Additional European languages preferred



  • Outside-in commercial perspective (customer-centric)
  • Strategic vision
  • Business acumen
  • Strong presentation & communication skills
  • Highly collaborative
  • Able to lead/influence without direct authority
  • Resiliency & pragmatism



  • Able to work in a changing and flexible environment
  • Should be able to handle stress and job pressure
  • Position is Based: Amsterdam preferable (US or Israel will be considered but with extensive travel to EU)
  • Team is geographically dispersed
  • Significant international travel (approx. 30%)



Sub Function

Brand Marketing

Reports To

EVP Commercial Europe Direct / EVP US & EVP International Markets Indirect

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