Business Unit Head

Australia & NZ · Full-time

About The Position

Medison stands as a distinctive global pharmaceutical company, driven by an unwavering purpose: to deliver groundbreaking therapies to patients suffering from rare and severe diseases across international markets. We believe that all patients, wherever they are in the world, have the right to get access to the best available novel treatments, and we are here to make this happen. As we continue our global expansion, we seek individuals who share our passion and principles, are eager to build and make a difference.

We are patient-centric, innovative, agile, and always ahead.

Come and join our growing Australia & New Zealand team!

As Business Unit Head, you will be responsible for commercial operations in Australia & New Zealand. You will partner closely with colleagues across all functions including medical and market access to deliver on all commercial goals for the market, including successful product launches and sales targets, while building Medison’s reputation across the market and where relevant hiring, engaging, and leading a team of Key Account Managers. Together with regional colleagues and partner colleagues, you will create and execute against strategic and tactical marketing plans, building strong professional relationships with KOLs and HCPs. 


  • Optimize the performance of the country portfolio and manage daily operations of the commercial business.
  • Maximize revenue and performance through rigorous management of the P&L and in alignment with goals.
  • Manage expenses and investments according to plan goals.
  • Develop and execute innovative business strategies/models to maximize revenue, market share, and income growth.
  • Maximize lifecycle product performance through excellence in aligned and innovative planning and execution.
  • Identify and exploit market specific opportunities to grow revenue and income.
  • Evaluate, develop and execute new go to market strategies.
  • Lead, coach and mentor a high performing team, build and actively manage a pipeline of succession talent.
  • Executing successfully against all agreed business plans and Company initiatives.
  • Builds strong professional cross functional relationships
  • Maintaining strong relationship with key partners.
  • Actively participates in business meetings with partners incl. partner training sessions, conferences, etc
  • Personal ownership of key stakeholder relationships.
  • Role model Medison's principles, culture, vision and values.
  • Work in accordance with Medison's code of ethics and guidelines set by the compliance and regulatory dept.


  • Bachelor’s degree in life and/or natural sciences, medicine, nursing, or pharmacy (degree in paramedics).
  • A degree in business management would be an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with highly innovative therapies
  • Proven success in leading the marketing or management of a multi-brand portfolio
  • Proven launch experience
  • At least 1 year experience with managing products
  • Experienced people manager with ability to motivate team members
  • In depth knowledge of the product, the market, competitors, and customers
  • Proven ability in market analysis
  • Has a proven reputation in the market with strong relationships with KOLs/HCPs etc.
  • Fluent English – written and verbal is a prerequisite
  • Strategic understanding and outlook
  • P&L management knowledge and experience together with excellent grasp of economics
  • Ability to influence across senior stakeholders internally and externally
  • Open to give & receive feedback
  • Interested to continuous learning
  • Self-management & proactive
  • High ethical and compliance standards
  • Excellent interpersonal & presentation skills
  • Ability to lead and implement change
  • Able to encourage and lead cooperation between functions
  • Commercial, financial and marketing acumen and skills
  • Managing complexity (across brands, markets, functions)
  • Building, engaging and leading high-performance teams