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Category Development Manager

Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Moscow, RU, 115054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info


Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!



Leading the development and deployment of category management recommendations and customized trade  marketing activities for Strategic Key Accounts (Pharmacy Chains) in order to ensure long-run sales growth of Teva CBG products in contracted retail channel.



•    Develop and coordinate Category Development activities in Strategic and Top Key Accounts  (21 Customers) with the objective of increasing sales volume, market share and profitability whilst securing the investments;
•    Take part in Strategic accounts joint business planning to ensure smart assortment management, shelf visibility improvement and GP maximization; 
•    Plan, justify, ensure and control G2N budget usage with the selected Accounts for target categories;
•    Lead performance analytics of assortment effectiveness at KA level; make deep dives in KAs and develop recommendations on assortment changes for target categories; find and come with recommendations regarding category growth sources;
•    Analyze the efficiency of contracts with Key Accounts, understand Pharmacy chains’ needs to develop programs based on learnings;
•    Lead the development of concept-sell tools (Selling Stories, Briefs, Communications etc.) for Strategic Key Accounts, co-pilot customization of these tools for key partners if necessary, Test&Learn projects. 
•    Input for new launches regarding recommendations by customer/ rotation/number of SKU, planogram
•    Ensure timely and efficient communication with key stakeholders both external (KA Customers) and internal (Key Account Managers, Brand Marketing, Trade Marketing, Product Supply, Finance, Operations, Launch Committee et al.)



•    3+ years commercial experience in international FMCG or pharmaceutical company (OTC)
•    Experience in sales, key accounts, trade marketing is an advantage
•    University degree (Economics, Management, Marketing is a plus)
•    Strong understanding of Russian pharmaceutical customers with focus on pharmacy chains
•    Knowledge of industry-specific codes of practice or conduct, advertising codes, regulatory directives and guidelines, including legal regulations and AIPM 
•    Strong analytical, presentational, communication and project management skills 
•    Business results oriented
•    High level of leadership, collaboration, client focus and innovation
•    Advanced user of Excel, PowerPoint 
•    Readiness for often business trips 
•    Valid driving license and driving experience over 3 years 
•    English – Intermediate level

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment


Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.