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Site Name: Espoo
Posted Date: Apr 20 2021

Commercial Manager Trainee

6 month contract

Job purpose:

Are you a talented and ambitious student or graduate who shares our values? We are looking for a Commercial Manager Trainee to support GSK’s digital transformation across infectious disease therapeutic areas during a 6-month traineeship.

We are looking for somebody who will inspire the marketing brand teams by bringing fresh ideas and marketing skillsets to our team. The role will help maximize the impact of our marketing campaigns by modelling agile ways of working and a curious mindset. You should have a strong sense of prioritization and help your colleagues go where our activities can bring the most value.

The Commercial Manager Trainee will work closely with the Vaccines and HIV leads in supporting marketing opportunities within the portfolio to secure a continuous growth of the entire GSK business through solid brand management, MCM execution & content driven opportunities based on insights and analytics.


The Commercial Manager Trainee will play an important role in the development and implementation of the local commercial customer engagement plans for HIV and vaccines. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and align multi-stakeholder relationships to ensure ongoing alignment with digital strategies
  • Evaluate the digital strategy to optimize channel, customer, and consumer offerings
  • Drive the localization of HCP campaigns and disease awareness campaigns
  • Coordinate translation of global assets for the market and ensure execution is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Initiate and track the copy approval process for all the materials in responsible market
  • Plan and execute educational events for Health Care Professionals flexibly in a virtual/hybrid setting
  • Analyse success with relevant market data

This will be done in close co-operation with colleagues, local agencies and the GSK offshore content management teams in alignment with the overall brand strategy.

Key requirements:

  • Studying bachelors degree in relevant subject
  • Entrepreneur, creative and curious attitude
  • Thrives to be working independently
  • Strong desire and track record to own a piece of the business & make a difference to the business & patients.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal in English & Finnish) and ability to interact with all levels of end users and technical resources
  • Experience in independent decision making
  • Comprehends market data & sales data.
  • Experience of developing, implementing and measuring digital channels at the local country level.
  • Ability to drive priorities in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent project management capabilities to stay on top of detail, deliverables and anticipate and propose
  • Flexible and consultative - able to interact and build strong and credible relationships at all levels
  • Ability to quickly adopt software tools for content management


  • Brand/product management experience
  • Customer engagement or Sales experience
  • Track record in delivering in cross functional teams
  • Experienced within pharmaceuticals or the healthcare sector
  • Understanding of the rules of pharmaceutical promotion

Please apply using the button on this page and attach a CV in English. Please take a copy of the job advert as this will not be available after the role has closed.

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