New Product Introduction Manager

Fecha:  5 abr. 2024

POSITION TITLE: New Product Introduction Manager


We care. Through pharmaceutical innovation and a strong commitment to global healthcare partnerships, we are dedicated to providing the tools, knowledge and science to improve the health of patients worldwide. We research, develop, manufacture and market our own medicines as well as a portfolio of licensed products designed to respond to the needs of different therapeutic areas.  Today, our products are available in over 70 countries, on 5 continents, through 15 affiliates.  Find out how we work every day to help to transform lives through science.


Our strong values: Care, Courage, Innovation and Simplicity, are incorporated into everything we do, and they are behind our mission and vision which guide us today and lead us to the future.


Find out what we offer and what our employees say about their experience working at Almirall here!


Ensure and coordinate through all company areas the introduction of global strategic innovative biological pharmaceutical products to markets worldwide, ensuring that new offerings align with company strategy, regulatory requirements, and market demands to improve patient outcomes globally. While also managing the lifecycle of all existing products and any other strategic and tactical product introductions for all countries coordinating all company areas.


  • Integrated Business Planning (IBP):
    • Support the product stage of the Integrated Business Planning process.
    • Ensure alignment of product planning with company strategies and market demands, contributing to a healthier and more profitable product portfolio.
  • New Product Introduction:
    • Lead and guide the launches teams, ensuring seamless collaboration and coordination.
    • Oversee and manage cross-functional project teams, regulatory, marketing, medical, sales, finance, quality assurance, and industrial operations, to drive successful product launches and introductions.
    • Apply continuous improvement principles to optimize the launch process for all company products, from various sources and for all global markets.
    • Time to market optimization and value proposal maximization ensuring global profitability in line with company standards.
  • Product Discontinuation:
    • Identify products for discontinuation, evaluate impacts, and implement effective discontinuation strategies.
    • Coordinate cross-departmentally to manage the phase-out process, mitigating any negative impacts.
  • Product Change Coordination:
    • Manage changes to finished products, particularly in packaging, stemming from regulatory requirements, marketing strategies, or production needs.
    • Plan and coordinate these changes across various departments, ensuring compliance and minimal disruption.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate risks associated with managed projects to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Performance Monitoring: Track and analyze project performance, implementing strategies to maximize value and profitability
  • Innovation Leadership: Foster a culture of innovation within the internal team and with all involved teams at global level, encouraging creative approaches to problem-solving and product introduction.



  • Advanced degree in Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Business, Engineering or related field.
  • Master´s degree in Health Economics, MBA or project management is desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with a proven track record in leading new product introductions, product lifecycle management and/or global project management.



  • Project Management Skills: Exceptional ability to manage complex projects and coordinate cross-functional teams.
  • Strategic and Analytical Thinking: Strong capability in strategic planning, data analysis, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Regulatory and Market Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical regulations and market dynamics.
  • Leadership and Communication: Strong leadership skills with experience managing diverse, cross-functional teams in a global setting, with the ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization and with external stakeholders.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Deep understanding of global pharmaceutical regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Communication: Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.