US-NJ, Director, Global Indication Lead (GIL) Breast Cancer 214141BR-MZ
Director, Global Indication Lead (GIL) Breast Cancer
East Hanover, NJ
The Global Indication Lead (GIL) Breast Cancer is responsible for developing and implementation of commercial strategy and tactics for Afinitor Breast Cancer (BC) and will likely transiton to support the BYL719 (alpelisib) - Global Integrated Launch Excellence (iLEX) team in near-term.
Lead and implement global Afinitor BC marketing strategy and tactics to achieve optimal performance in terms of market share and product performance
Support development of BYL719 (alpelisib) launch excellence strategy in collaboration with global/regional/country marketing teams for best in class launch
Partner with Market Access and Medical Affairs teams, to generate effective global BC indication strategies and tactics via the IDAPS process
Build relationships with global BC medical experts and leverage the insights collected to support launch plan and lifecycle management activities for Afinitor BC / alpelisib
Identify and showcase BC team global/region/country market penetration efforts through: sharing of key learnings, insights, experiences, and best practices
Provide highly effective Afinitor BC brand input and support Therapeutics Integrity team effort for clear Afinitor LOE planning guidance and execution
Ensure global Afinitor BC A&P budgets and resources are effectively managed within agreed upon limits and plans are effectively implemented
Responsible for the commercial interpretation and education of key Afinitor BC and alpelisib data within the Oncology organization
Provide accurate and timely global sales forecasts within global processes of IDAPS ( Integrated Development Access & Product Strategy ) and global Strategic Planning efforts
Key performance indicators/ Measures of success
Empower country teams through global marketing direction and adoption of tools to exceed sales performance goals for Afinitor BC and then alpelisib (BYL719) post-launch within a disease area
Measurements of Afinitor BC profitability, sales vs. budget, market share and market share growth for defined compound(s)
Feedback from regions and countries on collaboration, level of service and quality of coordination/communication related to global/regional/country operating model
Feedback from BC IDAPS and extended teams on collaboration, quality and timing of global deliverables and support to help maximize the disease indications and indications globally
Provide strategic leadership to successfully drive sales growth for approved indications as well as contribute to the development of strategy for future formulations and indications globally.
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University degree in Marketing, Medicine, Natural or Pharmaceutical Sciences. An advanced degree in science and/or business preferred (e.g., MD, Pharm. D., PhD., MBA)
At least 5 years of healthcare operational marketing / product management or related experience (including country-level product management) oncology preferred, but not critcal
Launch experience with new products or major line extensions oncology preferred, multi-country or large market strongly preferred
Pharmaceutical sales experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with global Oncology/Hematology Medical Experts
Comfortable rapidly switching between complex science and commercial concepts, with an ability to bridge between them, build common understanding amongst colleagues with either background
Proven ability to collaborate, operate and influence cross-functionally and cross-culturally in global team
Strong analytical, strategic thinking and project management skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
25% travel requirement
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