Executive Search & Headhunting Recruitment Services for the Pharmaceuticals Industry


Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group team of experts are able to identify the best talents within the Life Science sector. Monroe's Health division’s knowledge of the Life Science industry allows our executive search consultants to excel in headhunting senior executives for leading national and multinational brands within the life science market.

Monroe Consulting Group’s recruitment consultants are well-entrenched across the Pharmaceuticals industry, enabling consultants to provide both our clients and candidates with a wealth of experience, intimate industry knowledge and the networks required for placing high-profile talent into key positions. In this fast-paced and competitive market, we offer a proven expert service to businesses and talent across a global network. Our dedicated team of experts know their markets meticulously and continue to adapt to the changes in market conditions and trends which enables them to source and secure hard-to-find talent.

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Procurement Manager - indirect materials

Executive search firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a reputable and leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company. Our respected client is looking for a Procurement Manager for Indirect materials with experience in sourcing and selecting of suppliers, canvassing, ordering, purchasing, monitoring of materials arrival and services rendered as well as evaluating of supplier's performance as independent contributor. Job Summary: The Procurement Manager will be involved in the procurement of production, engineering, quality control, office, supplies, and services. Key Responsibilities: A. Operations Receives and analyses approved purchase requisitions from the different departments for local and imported materials, equipment parts, accessories, and services. Canvasses and secures bids and price quotations, negotiates for lower prices from accredited suppliers and selects the suppliers who offer the best price and value. Prepares and reviews the Purchase Order before submission to authorised signatories for approval. Releases Purchase Orders to suppliers. Monitors indent purchase orders from Proforma Invoice to inspection and release of goods from Port to delivery at Interphil Laboratories Inc. as end user. Follows up on delivery of materials. In case of rejection by the requisition-er, advise the supplier of complaints and replacement delivery. B. Supplier Management Communicates documented expectations to suppliers in a formal meeting. Negotiates prices, deliveries, lead time, payment terms, service level, and quantities and drives contract close with suppliers. Encourages supplier's productivity and value engineering to drive cost down and reduce lead time. Develop alternate sourcing strategies. C. Contract Management Calls meetings with suppliers and facilitates ad-hoc teams composed of end-users and finance representatives (as deemed necessary) for the pre-bid conferences from among approved suppliers to define or refine initial specifications (goods) or statements of work (services). Collates submitted bids/proposals and have them authenticated by affixing own signature and signatures of end-users, finance representatives. Together with the team, select the lowest bidder. Announces the lowest bidder and informs the non-winning suppliers of the reason for losing the bid. Finalizes the contract with the winner on areas of warranty, terms and conditions, mode of payment, indemnification, etc. Signs the contract or secures the signature of approved authorised company representative/s and supplier authorized representatives and issues Purchase Orders. Reviews periodically with end-users feedback about the supplier's performance during and after the completion of the project (services) or after acceptance sampling (goods). Communicates feedback to suppliers for future improvements or for encouragement in case of excellent performance. Retains contracts for future use/reference. Job Description: Bachelor's Degree in any course Knowledgeable and Exposure in sourcing and selecting of suppliers, canvassing, ordering, purchasing, monitoring of materials arrival and services rendered as well as evaluating of supplier's performance. 1 year of relevant work experience in the manufacturing industry preferably in pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics. Knowledgeable in basic GMP, good laboratory practices, ISO 9001:2015, EHS, Root cause analysis and QMS (Deviation management, change control, CAPA management, Risk management, self-inspection, and data integrity.) Project management skills Must be computer literate and has good working knowledge in MS Office. Possess excellent communication skills. Must have supplier management skills Must have good negotiation/influencing skills.

  • Cabuyao
  • Permanent
  • PHP60000 - PHP70000 per month + Allowance, Insurance, Etc

Product Manager

Executive search firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a reputable and leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company. Our respected client is looking for a Product Manager with experience in handling cardiometabolic, pulmonary, anti infectives, OTC products. The Product Manager will be responsible for product development, marketing plans, promotional strategies, launch plans, and market analysis to achieve sales objectives. Primary Responsibilities: Product Development & Marketing: Responsible for developing products, creating marketing plans, promotional strategies, launch plans, and conducting market analysis to achieve sales objectives within budget. Planning & Implementation: Prepares annual marketing plans, forecasts, and budgets. Implements promotional activities, ensuring they are executed within the agreed time frame. Collaboration & Coordination: Works with sales staff on promotional activities and ensures adequate inventory levels in collaboration with the BU Head and Purchasing Department. Training & Market Analysis: Trains medical representatives on product knowledge and gathers market information to improve sales and marketing strategies. Reporting: Prepares reports on product movement and the effectiveness of promotional activities. Operational Responsibilities: Coordinates with other departments for product replenishment, deliveries, and purchasing marketing materials. Manages promotional materials and confidential information such as marketing plans, budgets, pricing, and developmental plans for new products. Interacts with distributors and advertising agencies. Working Conditions: Normal office environment with frequent travel required. Education & Experience: Education: Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Science or Business, preferably an MBA. Experience: Minimum 3 years in sales (pharmaceutical company) At least 3-5 years as an Product Manager or District Sales Manager in the pharmaceutical industry. With experience in handling cardiometabolic, pulmonary, anti infectives, OTC products

  • Makati City
  • Permanent
  • PHP120000 - PHP150000 per month

Sr Legal Manager (Pharmaceutical)

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Indonesia is recruiting on behalf of the reputable Biopharmaceutical Company for the role of Senior Legal Manager. The job is based in Jakarta, Indonesia Ensure the organization operates within the legal framework of relevant jurisdictions, including compliance with regulations, laws, and internal policies. Identify potential legal and compliance risks and develop strategies to mitigate them effectively. Develop, implement, and enforce company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Manage the relationship with strategic stakeholders, including investors Lead or assist in internal investigations regarding compliance matters, including allegations of misconduct or violations of policies. Review, negotiate, and draft contracts and agreements to ensure compliance with legal requirements and mitigate risks. Interface with government agencies, regulators, and external legal counsel on compliance-related matters. Establish monitoring systems to track compliance with laws, regulations, and company policies, and prepare regular reports for senior management and relevant stakeholders. Uphold and promote ethical standards within the organization, fostering a culture of integrity and compliance. Stay abreast of changes in laws, regulations, and industry best practices, and advise management on their implications for the organization. Requirements: Minimum 10 years of proven track record as Corporate Legal Experience in Investor Relations, Corporate Secretary, Fundraising or Shareholder Management Strong communication skills and Leadership Fluency in English

  • Jakarta
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Trade Compliance Specialist (Pharmaceutical)

On behalf of a leading multinational pharmaceutical company, Monroe Consulting is looking for a trade compliance specialist. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable trade laws and regulations, managing customs clearance processes, resolving any issues or disputes, and optimizing trade costs and efficiency. As a trade compliance, you will: Monitor and review all import and export transactions and documentation for Indonesia, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with local and international trade rules and requirements. Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, such as logistics providers, freight forwarders, customs brokers, suppliers, customers, and government agencies, to facilitate smooth and timely customs clearance and delivery of goods. Maintain and update the company's trade compliance policies, procedures, and manuals for Indonesia, and provide training and guidance to relevant staff and business partners on trade compliance matters. Conduct periodic audits and assessments of the company's trade compliance performance and risk exposure for Indonesia and implement corrective and preventive actions as needed. Research and analyse changes and developments in trade laws and regulations affecting Indonesia and advise management and stakeholders on the impact and implications for the company's operations and strategy. Support and participate in trade compliance projects and initiatives at the regional and global level and collaborate with other trade compliance specialists across different markets and functions Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience in similar roles. In-depth knowledge of and familiarity with the trade laws and regulations of Indonesia and major trading partners, and the ability to interpret and apply them in various scenarios and situations. Proficiency in English and Bahasa Indonesia, both written and spoken.

  • Indonesia
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Brand and Marketing Manager

Executive search firm Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting for a Brand & Marketing Manager on behalf of a multinational growing start-up cosmeceuticals company. The role will report to the CEO and will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing brand strategy from conceptualization through implementation to post-campaign analysis. Role will be proactive and hands-on approach to drive brand growth and market presence. Working setup is hybrid (mostly remote/WFH). Key Responsibilities: Develop and implement comprehensive brand strategies that align with the company's vision and market goals. Conduct market research to identify trends, consumer insights, and competitive landscape. Plan and execute marketing campaigns to increase brand awareness and engagement. Collaborate with CEO and distributor to ensure cohesive and effective campaign execution. Oversee the creation of marketing content, including digital, print, and social media assets. Ensure all content is consistent with brand guidelines and voice. Identify and establish strategic partnerships and collaborations to enhance brand reach and credibility. Manage relationships with influencers, media, and other external partners. Monitor and analyze the performance of marketing initiatives using key metrics and KPIs. Prepare and present reports on campaign effectiveness, ROI, and market feedback. Manage the marketing budget, ensuring cost-effective allocation of resources. Track and report on budget expenditure and campaign financial performance. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in brand management and marketing, preferably within the cosmeceutical, aesthetics, or beauty industry. Proven track record in developing and executing successful marketing campaigns. Strong understanding of digital marketing, social media, and content marketing. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Creative thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Manila
  • Internal
  • Negotiable

Chief Finance Officer

Executive Search Firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a reputable pharmaceutical manufacturing company. Our respected client is seeking a CFO who will be responsible for the Finance, Treasury and Information Technology (IT) and New Business Development Departments. Directs the establishment of the Company's business plan; determines that the parts of the plan are sound; appraises the adequacy of the plan; and reports any finding to the President and General Manager Job responsibilities: DAILY / WEEKLY Approves check voucher set, importation and bank documents, and other pertinent accounting records, reviews daily cash position report. Checks and counter-signs letters of Finance managers addressed to third party (clients, suppliers, bank officials, government agencies, etc. Handle client's communications related to the Company's controllership and IT functions. Analyzes and approves full cost of materials, toll fees and assay charges as basis of regular proposals; reviews acceptability of client's counter-proposals. Prepares / Drafts letters addressed to the client's Presidents / General Managers related to the proposed toll fees, assay charges and counter-proposals. These letters are signed by the President and General Manager as the case maybe. Attends the weekly staff meeting together with the other senior managers and the President and General Manager. Coordinates with other departments regarding finance and IT related matters. Attends meetings with clients as necessary to discuss new product pricing and issues. MONTHLY Reviews monthly Hyperion Reports; determines accuracy and reliability of information contained in this report; interprets financial data. Reviews monthly financial reports to be used internally (Hong Kong) and Key Executives of the company) and externally (Board of Directors, Stockholders, Government Agencies, Financial Institutions). Provides analytical data, evaluates financial conditions and results of operations against standard rations, credit agreements, loan covenants, etc.; consolidated corporate plans in financial terms; evaluates reasonableness of plan/plan against targets and recommends changes, if any; summarizes major aspects of plan and presents to Management for approval. Reviews IT operational requirements and evaluates status of all IT related projects Attends executive committee meetings. Attends meetings with clients together with the President and General Manager to negotiate regular toll fee / assay proposals, new products and clients counter-proposals and clients' counter-proposals; issues and concerns. AD-HOC Provides basic financial guidelines for preparing financial plans (annual budget, five-year forecast) Formulates accounting and IT policies, circulars and memoranda. Facilitates Finance, IT Dept and NBD meetings and Mancom meetings in the absence of the President and General Manager. Facilitates brainstorming sessions with Finance, IT and NBD Managers in the continuous effort to identify ways on how to streamline the Company's accounting, IT related systems and New Business Division Coordinates with external auditors, corporate lawyers, and corporate insurers on financial matters as the need arises. Represents the Company in business and industrial organizations and in dealings with banks and financial institutions. Prepares and/or reviews for accuracy and completeness of information contained in annual reports to third parties. Reviews all releases and announcements dealing with financial data made as part of the investors relations activities. Represents the Company in dealings with stockholders, especially regarding queries on results of operations of the Company and/or corporate dividends declared. Responsible for ensuring adequate security and confidentiality of financial records. Prepares merit appraisals of employees directly supervised. Handles other assignments that may be assigned by the President and General Manager. Job requirements: College Education with a degree in Business Administration or Commerce majors in Accounting preferably passed the Government Licensure Examination. Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience as Finance Controller in manufacturing industry preferably in Pharmaceutical, Food, and Cosmetics. Must be computer literate preferably in SAP. Must be able to interpret financial / Management reports. Must be able to work under pressure with minimum supervision. Must have an extensive knowledge of the generally accepted accounting policies and tax regulations and other government and Regulatory body's regulations. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Province of Laguna
  • Permanent
  • PHP500000.00 - PHP600000.00 per month

Senior Brand Manager-OTC

Executive search firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a Pharmaceutical company that provides innovative health and wellness products. Our respected client is seeking for a Senior Brand Manager who will develop and implement the overall brand activities of assigned brand/category aligned with the overall brand strategy, anchored on updated and relevant consumer insights and market data. Job responsibilities: Brand Plan Execution / Project Management Oversees the timely and effective implementation of marketing programs/campaigns. Maintains a marketing monitoring data for post-marketing evaluation activities. Assesses the impact of all marketing activities/programs and identifies areas for improvements of next marketing initiatives. Supports Marketing Services in the development and evaluation of new products that will compliment his/her existing brand/portfolio, creating a new product development roadmap. Collaborates with Marketing Services in the planning of market researches to ensure updated consumer insights and market trends for the assigned brand/category. Supply and Distribution Management Oversees the accurate monitoring of all stock inventories and ensures that stock inventory and distribution are aligned with internal & external stakeholders. Oversees all SKUs of assigned brands and manages end-to-end function including full oversight and recommendations on the disposal of near-ex SKUs for proper handling and management. Conducts regular SKU/pricing analysis on his/her assigned portfolio. Owns and manages the Monthly Demand Forecast(s) of assigned brand/categories. Budget Monitoring and Utilization Ensures that all marketing programs/activities and initiatives of assigned brand/category are within approved budget. Identifies/recommends value-added initiative/savings on all expenses related to the implementation of all marketing programs/activities. Generates and monitors monthly reports on A&P Budget spending, including preparation of A&P accruals. Monitors actual spending vis-a-vis approved A&P Budget and identifies ways and means to effectively manage financial resources resulting to efficiencies. May identify, develop and recommend an accelerated growth plan for his/her assigned brand/portfolio. Job requirements At least 7-10 years brand exclusive/combined brand and advertising experience from FMCG or pharmaceutical OTC industries In-depth knowledge and understanding of consumer and market trends, brand management, marketing management and marketing communications principles Relevant work exposure in various marketing fields specifically on Brand Building and Promotions, P&L analysis, forecasts, and insights Strong understanding or marketing concepts and market segments, and has significant work experience in identifying marketing opportunities and positioning strategies Well versed in developing and executing brand plans, delivery of marketing KPIs per brand, with the objective of driving significant brand profitability and growth Excellent communication and presentation skills High attention to details; Highly flexible and can easily adapt and transition to constant changes

  • Quezon City
  • Permanent
  • PHP75000 - PHP100000 per month

Associate Marketing Director (OTC)

Executive Search Firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of one of the major local pharmaceutical/OTC companies for an Associate Marketing Director. The role will focus on ensuring the brands perform and s/he will manage a team of 8 including 2 direct reports. S/he will report to the VP for Marketing. Work setup is 3x a week onsite, 2x a week WFH at Quezon City from Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm/9am to 6pm. Key job responsibilities include: Strategic Planning Develop and implement overall marketing strategies to achieve business goals for the company brands. Identify key consumer insights and relevant marketing trends to formulate short-term and long-term strategies. Recognize gaps and risks, anticipate market impacts, and develop mitigating interventions. Ensure excellent execution of campaigns and programs, with regular assessment and evaluation of efficiencies. Marketing Management Optimize investments to achieve brand health and business objectives. Ensure adherence to annual brand plans in alignment with the overall strategy and roadmap for brands/portfolio. Supply and Distribution Management Monitor stock inventories accurately and align distribution with internal and external stakeholders. Manage all SKUs of assigned brands, including oversight and recommendations for near-expiry SKU disposal. Conduct regular SKU and pricing analysis for the assigned portfolio. Own and manage the monthly demand forecasts for assigned brands/categories. Cost Planning and Budget Management Optimize budgets across brands to ensure efficient utilization and profitability. Stakeholder Management Build effective and collaborative partnerships with stakeholders. Develop strategies to strengthen industry partnerships and networks. New Business Management Lead the development of the NPD roadmap to ensure a continuous pipeline of new products that complement existing categories. Collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders on the development, marketing, and distribution of new products. Oversee the development and timely implementation of approved launch plans. People Management Manage overall team performance to ensure high efficiency and effectiveness. Engage in collaborative discussions and provide coaching and mentoring to team members. Collaborate with HROD on the upskilling, development, and competency building of team members. Key job qualifications include: Bachelor's Degree Years of experience in brand management and leading a team Preferably from OTC or FMCG OTC Very good with project management Driven, flexible and adaptable Hands on, has strong work ethic, hardworking, has critical thinking. Open to work Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 5pm/9am to 6pm 3x a week onsite and 2x a week WFH

  • Philippines
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Medical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs Manager

Executive search firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a Pharmaceutical company that provides innovative health and wellness products. Our respected client is seeking for a Medical & Regulatory Affairs Manager who will oversees regulatory compliance and pharmacovigilance of the company. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with regulations, overseeing marketing materials, managing product complaints, coordinating with stakeholders, budget formulation, and team performance management, including coaching and development initiatives. Job responsibilities: Regulatory and Compliance -Ensures full compliance to regulations set by the Department of Health (DOH) on Electronic Drug Monitoring and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the application, renewal and amendment of the following: License to Operate Certificate of Product Registration Product variation and changes Promo permit Other related documents -Ensures constant coordination and assistance with all other business units. Medico - Marketing Management Oversees the conduct of the comprehensive review of all marketing communication materials and product labels ensuring all messages are based on scientific claims that will enable the Commercial team to achieve set business objectives. Manages the development of new claims for all the company-owned products ensuring compliance to FDA and/or ASC. Pharmacovigilance Oversees the management of all products/customer complaints involving company's products. Aids in resolving products/customer complaints via company helpdesk (including employees) and provides immediate and timely product resolutions and interventions. Maintains a credible and accurate database of all recorded complaints and product issues; said database serves as reference for validation and future use. Conducts Pharmacovigilance Training to educate all employees of the standard reporting of any customer complaints and product issues. Stakeholder Management Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders including various manufacturing suppliers to ensure compliance with FDA and QA requirements. Leads in the coordination with various suppliers in conducting scheduled audits and assists in the execution of the actual inspection and creation of post-inspection reports and recommendations. Cost Planning and Budget Management Formulates budgets and ensures optimal allocation and use of all medical and regulatory affairs budget. People Management Manages the overall team performance and ensures a high level of efficiency and effectiveness of the team. Engages in collaborative discussions while providing coaching and mentoring interventions to all team members. Collaborates with HROD on the upskilling, development and competency building of team members Job requirements: With at least 7-10 years work experience in Regulatory Affairs Preferably with experience working in Pharmaceutical industry or FMCG Must be a licensed pharmacist Must be a QPIRA (Qualified Persons in Industry Regulatory Affairs) certificate holder issued by the FDA and a licensed Pharmacist Knowledgeable in DOH/FDA regulations on drugs, cosmetics, food, and devices and can facilitate registration processes, licensing, and promo permits Familiar with GMDSP (Good Manufacturing, Distribution and Storage Practices) and the manufacturing processes for low-risk dosage forms, medicinal products, dietary supplements, and cosmetics Strong background in Pharmacovigilance and CAPA Management Experienced in understanding regulatory documents and technical files, and is familiar with Supply Agreements and Technical Quality Agreements

  • Quezon City
  • Permanent
  • PHP85000 - PHP120000 per month
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