US-NJ, Executive Director, Global Disease Strategy Lead - Immuno - Oncology 224899BR-MZ
Executive Director, Global Disease Strategy Lead - Immuno - Oncology
East Hanover, NJ
The Global Disease Strategy Lead (GDSL) is responsible for developing and implementation of commercial strategy and tactics for IO and IO combination programs including canakinamab in Lung.
Given the high asset value (potentially >$5B) of IO portfolio and canakinmab, this is a highly visible position requiring excellent communication skills to leadership and broader organization.
Develop pre-launch commercial strategy for IO and IO/IO, in collaboration with global, regional and country marketing teams and execute a best in class global launch.
Partner with Global Strategy and BD&L, Market Access and Medical, for a defined brand indication, to generate short-long term indication strategies and tactics via the IDAPS process.
Will require coordination across franchises (PDR001) and across business units (canakinamab).
Build relationship with global medical experts and leverage the insights collected to support launch plan and lifecycle management activities for a defined indication
Identify and showcase global/region/country market penetration efforts through: sharing lessons, experiences and best practice.
Ensure budgets and resources are effectively managed within agreed upon limits and plans are effectively implemented
Responsible for the communication and education of indication-related data within the Oncology organization.
Provide accurate and timely global forecasts within global processes of IDAPS and Strategic Planning, lead DAS and and any impairment annual exercises as needed
Lead commercial discussions at GPT for PDR001 and ensure development alignment
Co-create IO strategy for Lung and other indications, liasing with early commercial strategy team and clinical development
Lead ILEX launch process for PDR001 Lung.
Active member of IO commercial board
Other activities to contribute to the Lung Franchise team as need.
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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 7 years of healthcare operational marketing / product management or related experience (including country-level large brand product management) oncology preferred
Launch experience with new products or major line extensions oncology preferred, multi-country preferred
IO experience preferred
Ability to coordinate and influence across franchise and businesses, with demonstrated ability for strategic/enterprise wide thinking.
Pharmaceutical sales experience required a plus with oncology
Ability to work with Oncology/Hematology Medical experts
Experience in marketing or selling injectables is preferred.
Comfortable rapidly switching between complex science and commercial concepts, with an ability to bridge between them and build common understanding amongst people on either side
Proven ability to collaborate, operate and influence cross-functionally and cross-culturally
Strong analytical, strategic thinking and project management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
20% travel requirement
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