International Director Marketing

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Our client, an international, innovative, company who have gained the leading position within their home market are currently recruiting for an International Marketing Director. The role can be based in Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany and the UK. The role reports into the CEO and is full time and permanent.

As an International Director Marketing, you will be responsible for developing and implementing key strategic initiatives, managing the current portfolio and the upcoming launches. You will also work in x-functional team and participate in the international management team. You will lead the marketing team and develop commercial communication strategies to build the business.


Your profile & essential qualifications:

  • Must have excellent management skills including training, performance management, planning, prioritization, objective setting, recruitment and selection, meeting management and plan execution

  • Must possess excellent strategic thinking skills with ability to formulate, develop and execute strategy

  • Ability to translate market research findings into actionable insights and tactical plans

  • Proven track record as an effective leader, coach and internal consultant with demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and turn that analysis into strategic solutions

  • Excellent communication skills, highly competent presenter, able to gain credibility, engender trust and influence all levels, strong partnering skills, bias for action and tangible results

  • Organizational skills, including ability to follow assignments through to completion (bias towards execution)

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills with ability to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of cultures, and disciplines

  • Must have strong executive presence with ability to command respect through exercise of sound business judgment and clear decision-making

  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to conceive, develop and implement multi-dimensional marketing and business plans

  • Must have demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects / priorities

  • Must be able to successfully perform complex budget management with an understanding of revenue forecasting

  • Must have or build and maintain strong knowledge of industry trends and remain current with competitor’s resources and practices

  • Experience managing cross-functional teams or work groups as well as direct reports

  • Successfully develop external relationships leading to brand advocacy

  • 10/12+ years of experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related fields is required

  • Advanced experience with product lifecycle management is preferred

  • Prior people management experience strongly preferred

  • English: fluent


Your responsibilities & duties:

  • Manages the Marketing team efforts, including market research, corporate communications, to support delivery of tactical implementation of marketing strategy

  • Develops and implements marketing strategy for the company portfolio of products for a franchise

  • Maintains professional relationships with key targeted organizations and individuals

  • Strategically coordinates and implements marketing plans across functions liaising with medical, sales and finance, to drive activities to achieve revenue and results objectives

  • Ensures that all marketing activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements

  • Analyses complex problems and provides logical recommendations; leads any required action planning

  • Provides strategic input on key planning teams such as: conventions, sales meetings, sales training and medical education programs

  • Has responsibility for managing an assigned marketing budget and project timelines

  • Sets a positive example for others to follow, shares own expert knowledge, models standards of performance, offers guidance and support

  • Streamlines across affiliates and oversees implementation of product promotional communication strategy for promotions ensuring alignment with the overall brand strategy

  • Responsible for executing the Brand Business Plan

  • Sets priorities in circumstances of continued complexity and conflicting requirements

  • Establishes strong working relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and Key Stakeholders regionally and nationally



18 October 2020