Posted on: 2019-03-04

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare

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Do you want to become a part of a global market leader, with ambitious plans and high expectations aiming to be successful in a commercial transformation seldom seen in consumer healthcare?

Can you influence and help driving the telemarketing vendor set-up in the Nordic region?
In the pursue of realizing the potential of the business for Pfizer´s Consumer Healthcare, the Telemarketing Manager plays a critical role in terms of the redemption of the ambitious growth targets. The purpose of the role is to secure a highly motivated and continuously trained Telemarketing vendor set-up in the Nordic region. A key priority for the Nordic Telemarketing Manager is to bring Telemarketing- and Customer Service functions to a world class level in new sales, retention and cross sales. As part of the commercial transformation the Telemarketing manager will experience a team that uses all digital channels to generate leads and strengthen the commercial business thought implementing and executing strategies and campaigns.

The Telemarketing vendors are external resources and the new Nordic Telemarketing Manager is responsible for training and setting up clear sale targets based on experience and overall KPI´s and to optimizes the synergies between external telemarketing, internal call centers and the subscribers and deliver world class customer experience.

Primary responsibilities

  • Set up tangible sales targets and action plans including specific targets on new sales, cross sales, single sale, win back including focus on CPO (Cost per Order).
  • Develop and execute sales strategies.
  • Realistic and ambitious sales forecasting in close cooperation with the team members and management.
  • Professionalize and further develop outbound telemarketing process: analyzing data, new sales concepts, methods and value propositions that reflect customer needs.
  • Secure best practice across the different telemarketing vendors by close involvement in vendors way of doing telemarketing.
  • Development and optimization of sales scrips, sales training and other sales supporting materials.
  • Coaching of external telemarketing employees on site.
  • Develop management reporting on sales activities and Sales KPI’s (will get a lot of help from the team).
  • Weekly follow up on sales forecast, sales KPI’s and dialog with external telemarketing vendors to optimize sales rates, minimizing churn and diminishing customer complaints.

Professional experience

  • +5 years of experience from a similar position from a B2C company – could be from telecommunications, insurance or subscriptions-based industry.
  • Could also be from the Telemarketing agencies.
  • Used to work in an environment with a large focus on hitting the target every week.
  • Understanding the customer journey and the different sales phase in telemarketing and how superior customer service drives sales
  • Hands on experience with development of sales script, objection treatment and powerful sales materials.
  • Training, development and coaching of telemarketing sales staff.
  • Date-driven and experienced in evaluating data and make corrective behavior on a day-to-day basis.
  • Preferably some experience in lead generation but not a requirement.

Personal competencies

  • Strong Business acumen with a customer centric mindset.
  • Analytical mindset and strong in numbers.
  • Action based, gets things done, “Sense of Urgency”.
  • Loyal, open, and honest with a good sense of humor.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Realistic, inspiring, credible, and reliable.
  • Structured and detail-oriented.
  • Danish and English at business level (understanding of Swedish and Norwegian).
  • Super user in Microsoft Office (Excell and Powerpoint).

About Pfizer Denmark
Pfizer was founded in 1849 in Brooklyn in New York by the cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart.  Pfizer is an American pharmaceutical corporation with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It is the world's largest pharmaceutical company. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its shares have been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2004. Pfizer ranked No. 57 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

On December 19, 2018, Pfizer announced that they were planning a joint venture of their consumer healthcare division with UK pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline. The planned joint venture is expected to be closed second half 2019 and could have some impact on the Pfizer healthcare organization.

Pfizer has been in Denmark since 1956 and the offices in Ballerup is very central and is concentrated around sales, marketing, administration, information, education and clinical search. Today the office is staffed with app. 160 FTE´s. The Healthcare business operates in mainly dietary supplements (vitamins and Omega3) and Digestive health.

If you want to know more about the position, please contact Research Consultant David Breuer or Partner Søren Bentsen from Hudson, phone no. +45 70 27 77 33. Hudson is the agency handling the selection.

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