Innovative Medicines Product Lead

Date:  May 28, 2024

Castleford, United Kingdom, WF10 5HX

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals
Job Id:  54478

Who we are

Together, we’re 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 with the world’s leading manufacturer of innovative & 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’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.


As a Product Lead for Innovative Medicines launches, you'd be at the forefront of introducing groundbreaking pharmaceutical products to the market, being responsible for the successful planning, development, and execution of the launch strategy for our innovative medicines. You will have the opportunity to own and manage the end-to-end delivery of innovative product launches. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Medical, NHS Strategy, marketing, sales, regulatory affairs, Launch excellence and external partners, to ensure a seamless and impactful product launch.


Location: flexible. We are happy to consider candidates based in our sites in Harlow (Essex) or Ridings Point (Castleford, West Yorkshire). We have a hybrid approach to home working! 

A day in the life of a Product Lead for Innovative medicines...

  • Strategic Planning: 
    • You will develop a comprehensive launch strategy that aligns with the company's overall business goals by working collaboratively with stakeholders across the business
    • You will conduct market analysis and assess competitive landscapes to identify opportunities and challenges
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: 
    • You will work closely with Medical and EU Innovative Medicine Team to understand the product's unique selling points and ensure a smooth transition from development to launch
    • You will collaborate with marketing teams to create compelling campaigns that resonate with target audiences
  • Regulatory Compliance: 
    • You will partner with regulatory affairs to navigate and comply with regulatory requirements for product launch
    • You will ensure all promotional materials and activities adhere to industry regulations and guidelines 
  • Market Access and Pricing: 
    • You will collaborate with NHS Strategy & Business Innovation lead to establish optimal pricing strategies for the new medicines 
    • You will work on market access initiatives to ensure broad availability of the product 
  • Stakeholder Engagement: 
    • You will build and maintain relationships with key opinion leaders, healthcare professionals, and patient advocacy groups 
    • You will engage with external partners to enhance the reach and impact of the product launch 
    • You will ensure effective communication and alignment with internal stakeholders, to ensure alignment throughout the product launch 
  • Performance Monitoring: 
    • You will establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of the product launch 
    • You will monitor and analyze market trends, competitor activities, and customer feedback to refine strategies as needed 
  • Team Leadership: 
    • You will lead and inspire a cross-functional launch team, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment 
    • You will provide guidance and support to team members to ensure individual and collective success 
    • You will identify risks and opportunities, and develop mitigation strategies to address challenges and obstacles, whilst maintaining appropriate stakeholder oversight and buy-in  
  • Delivery Management:
    • You will develop detailed project plans, schedules, and budgets to track progress and ensure adherence to timelines 
    • You will coordinate resources, including team members, vendors, and suppliers to ensure efficient product delivery 

Who we are looking for

Do you have...?

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; advanced degree (MBA, MSc) or project management qualification preferred. 
  • Proven track record of successfully managing delivery of projects or products within scope and timeline constraints, from initiation to completion.
  • Proven experience in product management and successful launch of pharmaceutical products. 
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Experience working in a cross-functional team and collaborating with diverse stakeholders across different departments and organisations.  
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail  
  • In-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory processes, and market dynamics preferable but not essential 


Are you...?

  • Able to solve problems, make decisions, and resolve conflicts in a dynamic environment.  
  • Committed to deliver high-quality results on time.  
  • Able to prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously. 

Enjoy a more rewarding choice

  • Enjoying time with your families (25 days of annual leave, Pension scheme, company car or car allowance)
  • Looking after your health (Life & Critical Illness Insurance, Private health insurance for your and your family, Sports and Health Programme – including health days and nutritional counselling, On-site Canteen)
  • Recognizing your value (Recognition programs to reward our employees with our company bonus scheme)
  • Boosting your potential (Virtual Learning Centre)
  • Well-being and D&I focused company. Click here to learn more about D&I at Teva.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the organization. 
  • Contributing to the advancement of healthcare through the launch of innovative medicines.

Reports To

Senior Director Business Innovation

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