Commercial Innovation Manager
At AstraZeneca we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and ignite your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.
AstraZeneca in Canada
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, we've been recognized as one of Greater Toronto Area's Top Employers for 7 straight years. Our collaborative work environment champions knowledge-sharing, decision-making, and entrepreneurial thinking. Our employees have the opportunity to work across teams, functions, and even the globe. With a commitment to sustainability, we're working towards making a positive impact where society needs it - health. We know the health of people, the planet and our business are interconnected, each impacting the others.
Delivering on our strategy will require our sales teams be best in class in translating great science to stakeholders, new commercial capabilities be developed, and leading-edge operations and innovative systems enabled to continued our digital transformation.
The Commercial Innovation Manager will have a focus on introducing news sales tools, technologies, and innovative solutions for enhanced commercial excellence and play a critical role within the broader Innovation & Business Excellence team.
Your role and responsibilities:
Lead the development and implementation of new digital sales systems and tools that will help deliver on AZC digital strategy
Support the expansion of AZs digital reach by successfully leveraging and evolving existing digital capabilities & channels through the sales force improving the customer experience
Working cross functionally and with Global colleagues, act as champion and innovation lead for current commercial systems with a focus on bringing new innovative sales capabilities to life
Lead and design future sales force process improvement
Build project plans and change plans to ensure a smooth and seamless launch of new capabilities as well as tactics to drive sales force adoption
Assume the role of project manager in the design, development and implementation of new systems and processes
Work with external vendors to manage supporting tools, programs, and technology to deliver digital sales capabilities
Monitor and evaluate current sales execution metrics that matter and make recommendations to optimize performance where appropriate
High level of communication with field sales force to support adoption, capture wins and understand challenges
Responsible for collecting and reporting Adverse Events in accordance with AstraZeneca policies andprocedures
Skills and capabilities:
High degree of initiative and sense of urgency with an ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Excellent project management and organizational skills
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to think creatively in developing and implementing practical solutions
Strong project, change management and communication skills: interpersonal, writing and presentation
Energized by working with ambiguity and complexity
Ability to participate in collaborative teamwork
Experience with Project Management
Experience with CRM platforms
Background with Digital customer experience
Bilingual in French would be an asset
Here you'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference to patients' lives. With science at its heart, this is the place where breakthroughs born in the lab become transformative medicines - for the world's most complex diseases. Answer unmet medical needs by pioneering the next wave of science, focusing on outcomes and shaping the patient ecosystem.
Great People want to Work with us! Find out why:
GTAA Top Employer Award for 7 years:https://reviews.canadastop100.com/top-employer-astrazeneca-canada
Best Workplace Culture Award at the 2018 Canadian HR Awards:https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/thriving-best-workplace-culture-gena-restivo/
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Are you interested in working at AZ, apply today!
AstraZenecais an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination. AstraZeneca is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by emailing AZCHumanResources@astrazeneca.com.
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.