Sr PM/Associate Director, Kymriah (CAR-T) Brand team

Sr PM/Associate Director, Kymriah (CAR-T) Brand team
The SPM/AD, Kymriah (US) will include but not be limited to leading the patient/caregiver resources, referral HCP/site resources, and operational excellence initiatives for a positive customer experience. The individual will be responsible for the development and tactical execution of the operational plans that result in successful pull through of the brand strategy and objectives. Individual will also play a critical role in the marketing mix strategic planning and cross-functional alignment, which is required to optimize sales, market share, and revenue growth for the brand over both the short & long term.
Key Responsibilities:
• Execution of the strategic business plan, tactical program development & implementation, and ROI assessment
• Effectively interact with sales force, customers and patients to understand needs and handle requests as needed and develop/execute engagement platform
• Manage and coordinate the work of ad agencies, medical education partners and various external vendors including acquiring necessary budget estimates, contracts, purchase orders, invoices, etc.
• Work closely with internal support functions including sales training, advocacy, HUB, Morris Plains, digital and business analytics
• Collaborate with oMAP (med, legal, regulatory) for approval of marketing tactics aligned to brand objectives
• Budget responsibility including project creation, spend, reconciliation
• Provide effective cross functional leadership & collaboration
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

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.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. An MBA or advanced degree is preferred. Level will be commensurate with experience for SPM/AD level.
• SPM level: -1-3 years pharmaceutical experience preferred or equivalent
• AD Level - 4+ years pharmaceutical in-line marketing experience
• Previous oncology experience is strongly desirable
• Field Sales and Sales Training experience strongly preferred.
• Strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
• Strategic thinking, the ability to collaborate and challenge the status quo.
• Ability to build leadership relationships and influence in a highly matrixed organization is required.
• Successful Execution of marketing plans and tactics
• 25% overnight US travel is required
East Hanover, NJ
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Full Time