Senior Product Development Specialist - Dr. Max Private Label

Dr.Max is the leading pharmacy chain in Central Europe. In every country where we are active, Dr.Max is dedicated to improving the level of health care available by guaranteeing access to a broad assortment of medicines and pharmacy services. Our pharmacies are currently present in 6 countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Italy) with great expansion plans across Europe for the near future. Dr.Max private label provides a wide range of pharmaceutical products sold exclusively in Dr.Max pharmacies in all our countries. It includes licensed (Rx and OTC generic medicines), and non-licensed products (food supplements, cosmetics, vitamins, medical devices, etc.), currently covering the portfolio of about 1000 products in total. Dr. Max Private Label team is growing, and we are looking for a Product Development Specialist to join our a brand new Product Development Team.

Adress: Na Florenci 2116/15
Required education: University Degree
Required languages: Czech or Slovak, English (advanced)
Employment form: Full-time work
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Being responsible for product development of non-lincensed products. (Food supplements, Medical Devices, Cosmetics and some others)
  • Being responsible for the formulation of new non-licensed products like preparation of the product specification, preparation of the technical files, preparation of the sales argumentation
  • Submitting product specification proposals for evaluation by the manager before moving to the next stage
  • Completing organoleptic and physical tests on samples
  • Bringing new ideas how to improve current/future products
  • Delivering sales arguments (benefits and main product attributes in relation to the benchmark)
  • Preparing documents for smooth product development (carton labels, packaging specification – die cuts, colours, varnishes, material, recycling)
  • Preparing logistics details (lead time, supplier, product hierarchy within the internal structure, MOQ, price, carton dimensions, planned launch date, etc.)
What do we expect from you?
  • Some previous experience at a similar position
  • Creative and innovative thinking skills
  • Give clear instructions and details about projects to the teams
  • Good team player and communication skills
  • Fluent English, native level Czech or Slovak
What do we offer?
  • Working for the leading pharmacy chain in CEE with great expansion plans
  • Responsible global level job with an impact on the business as a whole
  • Space for professional growth within the growing organization
  • Attractive financial compensation (salary and bonuses)
  • Flexible working hours
  • 5 weeks of holidays, discount in Dr. Max pharmacies, meal allowance, contribution to free time activities and many other benefits

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to


Dr. Max BDC, s.r.o.

Na Florenci 2116/15
110 00 Prague 1

The Dr.Max Group is owned by the Central European investment group Penta, established in 1994. Penta’s business areas include health care, financial services, manufacturing, retail businesses and real estate development. Penta manages a single fund for its partners, the shareholders in the company. The companies in Penta’s portfolio employee more than 43,000 people, and the Group’s asset value reached € 11.1 billion in 2020. Penta operates in more than 10 European countries and has offices in Prague, Bratislava, Warsaw and Munich.

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