Executive Director, Global Brand Lead - Oncology Lung (2 Positions)

Executive Director, Global Brand Lead - Oncology Lung (2 Positions)

Job Description

143 Thousand. That is the number of people in the US expected to lose their battle with Lung Cancer this year. We need more treatment options; and at Novartis we are reimagining medicine to provide innovative therapies to address this challenge. We are looking for curious, energized, passionate people to join us to be help bring new products to market. Maybe that’s you.

As the Global Brand Lead, you will be responsible for leading and managing the full spectrum of marketing for a defined compound(s), including marketing strategy, analysis, budget and resource management with multiple global, regional and country stakeholder relationships.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Lead and implement a marketing strategy for a defined compound(s) that will achieve optimal long term performance across the disease area in terms of market share and product performance.
• Develop a prelaunch/launch strategy 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 to generate short-long term brand strategies and tactics via the IDAPS process.
• Identify and showcase global/region/country market penetration efforts through: sharing lessons, experiences and best practice and co-create worldwide campaigns and key materials with defined key countries.
• Ensure budgets and resources are effectively managed within agreed upon limits and plans are effectively implemented
• Responsible for the communication and education of product-related data within the Oncology organization.
• Provide accurate and timely global forecasts within global processes of IDAPS and Strategic Planning
• Lead, motivate and effectively manage one or more Global Indication Leads (GILs) to deliver required results.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

Bachelor’s required, MBA preferred
• 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)
• Strong marketing and business background
• At least 7 years of healthcare operational marketing / product management or related experience (including country-level product management) – oncology preferred
• Launch experience with new products or major line extensions – oncology preferred, multi-country preferred
• Product development experience – oncology preferred
• Pharmaceutical sales experience – a plus with oncology preferred
• Ability to work with Oncology/Haematology Medical experts
• 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
• Proven leadership ability, with strong analytical, strategic thinking and project management skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• 25% travel requirement

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, long term incentive for select levels, health insurance, paid vaca-tion/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recogni-tion scheme.

Why consider Novartis?
750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
East Hanover, NJ
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Full Time