UK Generics, Business Development & Launch Manager

Category:  Sales
Country/Region:  GB

Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 4TZ

Join us on our growth journey! We are looking for an experienced Business Development & Launch Manager to join our dynamic team.


About the job 

As our UK Generics Business Development & Launch Manager, you will play a crucial role in expanding our product pipeline for specialty niche generics in UK by supporting our centralised EU Business development team in the assessment of licensing opportunities, providing specific insight into the suitability of target products for the UK Market. You will evaluate product leads together with internal and external stakeholders. In addition to evaluation of target products you will collaborate closely with UK commercial heads to lead the UK commercial readiness and launch planning as discrete projects. You will ensure that a clear route to market is identified, actions are captured, shared and tracked and all stakeholders have clear visibility of  product pipeline and understanding of expectations and timelines.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting thorough UK specific product and market analysis to build robust business case calculations, assessing the viability and potential of new product opportunities
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to transition products from ideation to pipeline integration
  • Provide UK commercial team with insight to Generics pipeline
  • Develop and execute commercial readiness plans for launch of UK generics
  • Work with UK commercial heads to define launch sales forecast and align with product supply chain
  • Traveling internationally to build relationships with our centralised team in Denmark



Who are you? 

We imagine that you have a university degree within economics, business administration or natural science, as well as a proven track record of commercial success in  the UK Generics market.  


In addition, we imagine that you possess the following:

  • A team-oriented approach, with a solid understanding of cross-functional dynamics and excellent communication skills
  • A proactive mindset with a “can-do” attitude and strong analytical skills
  • A strong business-acumen and a dedication to successfully completing initiated tasks
  • Strong stakeholder management and project management skills
  • An understanding of the generic market dynamics and regulatory pathways
  • An established network within the industry
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • The ability to build and maintain partnerships with international partners and internal stakeholders



Who are we? 

The UK is an incredibly important market for the growth expectations within Orifarm. On the back of our well established UK parallel trade business, we are taking our first steps into the UK generics market. We are an ambitious team of approx. 25 FTEs from varying functions within the UK.  For us team spirit is not just a buzzword but we actively live it and support each other wherever we can. We are a highly competitive team who compete together with strong sense of collaboration. We have a friendly, informal and direct tone. We closely cooperate with departments like PMO, regulatory affairs and commercial excellence that support us in bringing product ideas to market.


About Orifarm

Everyone should have access to modern medicine. High costs or lack of access to pharmaceuticals should never impact our possibility to receive treatment or relief and live a healthy life. In Orifarm, we aim to bring healthy days by making modern healthcare a better deal for the people and the societies we serve. Working towards our vision, we create access to affordable high-quality pharmaceuticals and healthcare products by challenging markets and always seeking new opportunities. With our core values paving the way, we always act responsibly and constantly with our customers in the center of our attention. And everything we do is driven by our sole purpose:

For as many as possible, as healthy a day as possible.


Our history goes back to 1994 where Orifarm was founded in Denmark by Hans and Birgitte Bøgh-Sørensen. Since then, Orifarm has grown from a small nine-person company into an international company operating globally in 13 countries. Today, Orifarm is Europe's largest parallel importer of pharmaceuticals and Denmark's largest supplier of pharmaceuticals with more than 2,200 employees.


We operate within seven different business areas: Over the Counter (OTC), Consumer Healthcare, Generics, Promotional Rx, Unlicensed Medicines, Parallel Import and Clinical Trials Supplies (CTS). Further, we focus heavily on new business opportunities and synergistic M&A to expand our offerings


We offer

In addition to a competitive salary, Healthcare and Pension, at Orifarm, we know our growth comes from the growth of our employees. We are an ambitious organisation with an entrepreneurial culture, and we celebrate can-do attitudes, smarts and hearts. Our secret to success? Valuing how different skillsets join forces to make our journey happen. Whether you play a direct or an indirect part of fulfilling our purpose, you get to contribute and use your skills, personal as well as professional. Indeed, at Orifarm your personal growth journey is shaped only by your contribution towards making healthy days for as many as possible.


We regard our feedback culture as a fundamental element in the individual employee’s opportunities for learning and development. And when we have good results, every employee, including student workers, are a part of our bonus scheme.


Job Location

This role will be joining our UK based team, Headquartered in Hemel Hempstead. Flexible or remote working will be considered.



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Application deadline 

As soon as possible.