Product Manager – (Ethical) AND (OTC)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Salary: Negotiable

Purpose of role

  • To develop product support programs, product positioning and guiding field implementation to achieve budgeted targets and market share in Nigeria.
  • Responsible for protecting and driving product brand health (equity, perception and other brand health indicators) and performance (financial and market performance).



  • Develop Marketing Plans for assigned products for consideration of Management
  • Define the implementation plans of the assigned brands.
  • Actively contribute to brand and business strategy for the organization.
  • Drive market requirements for current & future brands/line extensions by conducting market research and feasibility studies through in house team or external agencies.
  • Provide in-depth industry, market & competitive brand analysis through market research & surveys.
  • Ensure all local communication and promotion is aligned with the core brand strategy as provided by Central Marketing, ensuring consistent communication of the brand key messages to create a distinct product positioning.
  • Maintain a tracking and review system to track, control and improve implementation of agreed marketing programs.
  • Maintain records of all marketing activities, items and marketing spends. Track market share & Rank of the brand quarterly using external & internal analysis.
  • Provide inputs in developing Pricing and Packaging Strategies.
  • Proactively communicate with Senior Management on the plans & business performance of the assigned brands
  • Provide viable ideas for new products & extensions to strengthen the brand portfolio.
  • Actively drive New Products Development within allocated Business Unit of the Company


Qualifications & Skills

  • 7-8 years in Pharma/FMCG with initial experience in Sales and with minimum 2-4 years of experience in Marketing, either in (Ethical or OTC)
  • Ethical Medicine Candidate must be a Pharmacist
  • MBA (Marketing) will be added advantage
  • Balances multiple priorities with a sound commercial acumen.
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Strong Analytical skills (strong with numbers).
  • Attention to detail and Good presentation skills.
  • Proficient in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Good understanding of market research/ consumer insights terminologies and methodologies.
  • Must have good communication skills and fluent in the English language, good interpersonal relationship skills and able to work in a team.


If you meet the above requirement, kindly share your CV in word format to with Product manager (OTC) or (Ethical) depending on your experience and strength as subject of the mail,

P.S Only candiates with experiences in OTC or Ethical should apply.


Job Category: Pharmaceutical
Job Location: Lagos

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