Allergan Business Unit Director - Speciality Care - Marlow, UK in Buckinghamshire, United States

Business Unit Director - Speciality Care - Marlow, UK

Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom at

Jun 20, 2018Post Date

180823Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfil their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

The Business Unit Director – Speciality Care will lead and direct Country Business Unit to meet or exceed the defined sales, profit, market share and growth objectives through direction and motivation of sales and marketing teams. Be accountable for the development of longer term strategies and plans. Initiate and develop strong business relationships with key customers and influencers to maintain / develop existing business and capitalize on new business opportunities. Accountable for the growth, resilience and health of the UK/Irl organisation as a key member and contributor to the UK Lead Team.

Main Areas ofResponsibilities

  • Financial and In-Market Objectives

  • Sales and Marketing Team Management – Acquires & Develops Talent

  • Leads Promotional Strategy and Execution; Collaborates with International Marketing & Portfolio Teams

  • Role Models and supports UK Culture as active member of the UK Leadership team


  • Proven high performance track record of success in healthcare sales in different distribution channels and people management

  • Proven managerial skills or high management potential

  • Experience in marketing

  • Experience in training / coaching

  • Experience in managing budgets and sales forecasting

  • Sound knowledge of country health care environment including pricing and access and implications for the business


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Propensity to lead - Strong leadership qualities and strong interpersonal, motivational and influencing skills; pursues formal and informal leadership opportunities knowing when to consult / inform; initiative

  • Adaptability - Able to work in a fast, dynamic, multicultural and matrix structure; adjust readily

  • Passion for results - Drive, high energy, maturity, and ability to work under pressure and deliver results; get things done (an action-oriented approach); overcome obstacles

  • Brings out the best of people - Cultivates and optimizes others’ talent and capability; unites others toward common goal; a real team player who will seize the opportunity to develop good relationships with colleagues

  • Receptivity to feedback - Receptive to the ideas of others and welcome and accepts constructive feedback, displays humility

  • Innovative - Unhappy with status quo and looks each day for ways in which to improve the business/ people performance.

  • Mastery of complexity - Comfortable with ambiguity; simplifies the complex; responds effectively to unclear situation; maintains confidence despite ambiguity

  • Conceptual thinking – Thinks in broad conceptual terms; see issue from new perspectives; demonstrates expansive thinking to resolve problems

  • Authenticity – provides genuine and true opinions and statements; acts with integrity; inspires performance & morale; promotes trust among others


  • Science or business graduate strongly preferred


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.