Exec Dir, Global Brand Lead Emerging Assets/New Prod Planning/Congress in Basking Ridge, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 4/25/2021

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Job Description

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!
Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:
The position will report to the Head of Global Oncology Marketing and will lead and oversee three key areas of Global Oncology Marketing:
  • Global Marketing strategy for assets commercialized or in pre- commercialized stage
  • Global Marketing strategy for all assets in early development stages managed by the New Product Planning group
  • Oncology Congresses
Responsibilities:
Global Brand Strategy for commercialized assets and pre-commercialized assets
(Assets in post pivotal study initiation, DP2):
Through the management of marketing brand leads reporting directly to him / her:
  • Secure the development of comprehensive global commercial strategy that meets the customer needs based on a comprehensive cross-functional plan and full integration with regions. Get the team to develop global KPIs and follow the performance in regions to be able to mitigate strategic / execution issues emerging in countries
  • Provide input and validate the Brand Strategy and associated functional plans developed by the GBT (Global brand team) and make sure that it is delivered in a comprehensive way to regions.
  • Ensure that Brand leads in his/her group are managing effectively the GBT and make all the necessary effort to liaise in an effective manner with regions
  • Ensure that the team (GBT) provides commercial inputs towards RD organization (GPT), such as market landscape , competitive environment, product profile (Target profile and expected product profile), input in clinical study design/endpoint / stat plan , label , forecast and financial assessment of new opportunities.
  • Articulate the commercial voice in the different R&D committee to support company decision in R&D investment decision
  • While a high degree of autonomy is expected in the role, an effective communication with the Head of Global Oncology Marketing is necessary to give an oversight of the brand strategies and commercialization plan
New Product Planning Asset in pre DP2 stage:
Through the management of marketing brand leads and his/her team:
  • Ensure that his team provides commercial inputs towards RD organization (GPT), such as, but not limited to, market landscape , competitive environment, product profile (Target profile and expected product profile), input in clinical study design/endpoint / stat plan , label , forecast and financial assessment of new opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain a state-of-the-art knowledge for key tumor types that Daiichi Sankyo is evolving (tumor strategy document). To this end partner with market insight and analytic to define with accuracy market situation and evolution in each core tumor.
  • Develop a portfolio commercial assessment to support annual R&D prioritization exercise
  • Develop a portfolio commercial strategy to optimize positioning of different assets in same of different tumor types (existing assets and potential candidates)
  • Articulate the commercial voice in the different R&D committee to support company decision in R&D investment decision
Congress Management:
  • Oversight the strategic planning and execution of global oncology congresses and branding activities.
  • Secure an active liaison with the different stakeholders to be involved in congress activity such as Global Brand leads, Medical affairs leads, R&D , PR, convention meeting.
  • Provide an overall strategy on Daiichi Sankyo at those key congress and nurture a sense of innovation to get Daiichi Sankyo to be seen as a major actor in oncology
People development and capabilities:
  • Recruit and develop people to establish an oncology marketing expert team that is recognized across the company as “subject matter experts“ who provide valuable insight to the R&D organization and necessary deliverable to regions
  • Engage in fostering young talent to enhance the global marketing capabilities for oncology products.
  • Transform the way to operate by proposing and implementing new processes, new technologies
  • Being an active contributor to the transformation of Daiichi Sankyo by providing insights, proposals to the head of global oncology marketing
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education/Experience:
Required:
Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in health science

Preferred:
MBA or other advanced degree

Required:
  • Minimum of 10+ years of pharmaceutical Marketing experience or relevant experience
  • Oncology experience
Preferred:
  • Experiences in the global markets and successful launches
  • International business experience (worked in multiple regions and/or worked as global team member)
  • Experience launching a brand as leading position (as Global Brand Lead preferred)
  • Experience with Congress Management
Ability to travel up to 20%
Ability to work out of regular business hours (30%)

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.