Job title: New Product Development Pharmacist | Sungai Besi | Up to RM 7K
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Science and Research
Salary type: Monthly
Salary from: MYR RM3,000.00
Salary to: MYR RM7,000.00
Location: Sungei Besi
Job published: 2021-03-08
Job ID: 33099
Contact name: Winnie Chong
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Job Description

New Product Development Pharmacist (NPD team)

Product Development

A product development plans and develops new goods for use by the public or special interest groups. The job description of a product development will include research and development along with marketing and testing.


Position Description

Product development pharmacist are involved in creating fresh merchandise (nutraceutical products) that will fill a particular need within a company, or be sold to make a profit.



Overall Job Duty

Drive overall development and execution of the region's marketing plans based on products, ensuring right stakeholders are engaged.

Anticipate challenges and risks, using proactive contingency and scenario planning.

Drive launch plans for new products or solutions, ensuring right resources are deployed

Effectively manages the marketing plan within the budget for marketing

Set clear performance metrics for programs and regularly tracks performance

Proactively sharing insights across the business and apply insights consistently to meaningfully differentiate the products/solutions

Work closely with sales team to understand market trends and needs, equip them enough content to effectively engage with customers

Understand the importance of brand positioning and the role of insight in driving it.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Creates a prototype of a new product in order to iron out flaws in the final design

Determines the process for creating a new item

Gathers the raw materials necessary to build or create the product being developed

Performs research in order to determine the best way to produce a particular item

Prepares reports on the various procedures that have been tried in order to eliminate methods that are unsuccessful

Oversees product development amongst a team of individuals

Presents new ideas to corporate executives in order to gain permission to develop product lines

Prepares a cost analysis on the development of a new product

Creates marketing campaigns designed to inform people about new product availability

Researches patents, copyrights and trademarks in order to make sure there are no infringement issues involved

Ensures that every phase of a particular project proceeds as scheduled

Makes adjustments to a development plan whenever the current idea is not working well



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree of Pharmacy or others relevant field.

• Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia

Has good problem solving abilities

Is able to troubleshoot issues and determine the cause of a plan’s success or failure

Stays current with the latest trends in merchandise

Possesses strong marketing skills

Has excellent leadership abilities

Keeps up to date with changes in the market and technology that would affect new product development

Is able to meet deadlines