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Merck & Co. Inc.

2022 Senior Specialist MBA - HH Commercial (R124964)





North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Our Marketing team are passionate about bringing our medicines and vaccines to our customers around the world. Through digital listening and patient analytics, we are able to understand our customers’ needs and strive to provide solutions to meet them. We believe it is our responsibility to deliver healthier tomorrows through our vaccines, medications and animal health products that can help patients and communities around the world.

Human Health (HH) is comprised of our company’s commercial and marketing organizations responsible for our HH prescription medicines and vaccines. Together, HH employees are focused on driving the company’s top-line growth and enhancing our ability to deliver on our mission to save and improve lives.

We are seeking Master in Business Administration (MBA) Candidates who have a commitment to improving health care and are interested in working at one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies. The position of a senior specialist in Human Health, requires that you have outstanding proficiency in many different areas including project management, productive communication, execution excellence and cross functional collaboration.

We currently have Senior Specialist roles for graduating MBA candidates in brand marketing and market research within Oncology, Vaccines, Pharmaceutical Medicine and Global Pharmaceuticals, Analytics & Digital Marketing.

A Senior Specialist in our commercial organization should be able to execute various duties and responsibilities such as:

  • Applying knowledge of internal/external challenges and market insights to improve product marketing offerings

  • Solving complex problems in assigned area

  • Supporting development and execution of digital strategies

  • Interpreting customer needs and insights, assessing requirements, and identifying solutions

  • Discover effective marketing and promotional channels

  • Promoting teamwork and open discussion of issues

  • Operational contributions to assigned area including strategic marketing, brand management, and communications management

  • Financial planning and management activities such as budget management, forecasting, and business case development

  • Collaborate with key team members to develop long range plans, brand strategic plans, and/or business performance reviews, to inform internal and external stakeholders and communications

  • Working independently with minimal guidance

  • Promoting teamwork and open discussion of issues

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates must be on track to graduate from a leading Master in Business Administration program prior to or by May 2022.

  • Candidates must have a marketing or healthcare concentration.

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of professional work/internship experience.

  • Candidates must have intellectual curiosity.

  • Candidates must have excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills.

  • Candidates must have the ability to take initiative, responsibility and demonstrate results-oriented project management.

  • Candidates must have the ability to influence in the absence of organizational authority.

  • Candidates must be able to interpret information clearly and communicate results effectively.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Digital, customer engagement

  • Business analytics

  • Experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech or other related regulated industries

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.



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