Graduate – Oncology At MSD

Graduate – Oncology At MSD

Job Description

Let us help you make a difference! We are calling on the best and brightest talent to join our dynamic and innovative organization!

Future Leaders will be selected for a two-year graduate program and placed in eight divisions including Oncology, Market Access, Digital, Legal, IT, Quality Assurance, Clinical Research and Data Science depending on your choice of career. In the divisions you will have access to some of the best minds in the business, acquiring valuable new skills and being part of high deliverable projects.

The Oncology Graduates will support the Brand and Customer managers with key projects and is responsible for the following activities related to Oncology portfolio (of brands).

Role Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Marketing team with the Botswana launch

  • Commercialization preparation and marketing plans for various indication

  • Assist with forecasting

  • Develop marketing material to support the launch

  • Work cross-functionally to ensure a successful outcome on various tasks within the Oncology Marketing space.

  • Manage and support with the Internal compliance approval process for all events, including Sponsorships, and small meetings

  • Market Analysis of potential new product launches.

  • Conduct Market analysis to map out the current situation, competitive environment, set up the forecast and to identify new development opportunities within new therapeutic areas

  • Support BCM’s on ad hoc initiatives and identified brand plan opportunities that will drive growth for the portfolio

  • Support on L3 brand planning process and digital activities/materials


  • Business/ Health Sciences Degree

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

  • Postgraduate qualification would be an advantage

  • Ideally some prior exposure to Sales/ Marketing

  • Drivers License

  • Disabled candidates may apply



  • Planning and Organisation

  • Good written and verbal communications skills

  • Effective communication with senior leaders and commercial teams

  • Business Acumen

  • Attention to detail

  • Good presentation skills

  • Analytical thinker, Numeracy skills


  • Foster Collaboration

  • Drive for results

  • High-end interpersonal skills & Customer Centricity

  • Creativity & Innovation

  • Demonstrate Ethics & Integrity

Who we are …

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.




We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

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Requisition ID: R71275