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Strategic Project Manager Oncology (m/f/d) | Merck Sharp & Dohme Ges.m.b.H.

  • 22.09.2021

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.

Our Oncology team is dedicated to delivering breakthrough innovations that extend and improve the lives of cancer patients worldwide. Our team of forward-thinking individuals achieve this through an unwavering commitment to support accessibility to medicine, providing new therapeutic solutions, and collaborating with governments and payers to ensure that people who need medicines have access to them. Our focus is on innovation and launch execution excellence; we translate breakthrough science into innovative medicines that help people with cancer across the globe.

We are continually striving to improve the understanding of health care within the local community. Our site in 1100 Vienna (ICON) is a strategic location for the distribution of our high quality and innovative health care products, as well as digitally integrated solutions for our patients and clients. To ensure sustainable company growth, we continually aim to offer attractive career opportunities for more than 150 employees at our Vienna site.

Strategic Project Manager Oncology (m/f/d)



  • Driving execution of marketing activities (Oncology events, Congresses etc.) and innovating projects, such as patient support programs
  • Supporting the Commercial Operations Lead with development of oncology professional materials and campaigns
  • Working with Marketing teams to develop digital content that contributes to the overall Oncology strategy
  • Supporting the business through digital media planning and optimization
  • Planning, implementing, and monitoring digital marketing campaigns on social media platforms
  • Collaborating with agencies, and third parties to optimize digital performance, user experience and results
  • Driving digital innovation & commercial experimentation
  • Guiding the teams on how to use agile methodologies and values (e.g. Scrum) to improve quality, speed and outcome of innovation projects to foster new ways of working
  • Potentially acting as the “scrum master” for complex, pan-tumor projects that are implemented through Agile methodology
  • Ensuring strong cross functional collaboration


Qualifications & Experience

  • University Degree in business or life sciences (e.g. biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, medicine)
  • Strong experience in a role with focus on strategic project management, product management, digital marketing, process improvement or similar, preferable in in the Life Sciences Industry
  • SCRUM Master &/or Project Management preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing complex situations and processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills: knowing who to go to, how to approach them and get things done via non-hierarchical influence
  • Ability to solve problems, create order and simplicity out of complex problems
  • Ability to think highly creative out the box and quickly deep dive into new domains
  • Fluency in German & English – both written & oral


We offer an attractive salary, outstanding social benefits and an exciting work environment with varied tasks in an international environment. The minimum annual salary for this position is EUR 54.100,-- and varies according to the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today

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