Senior Director - Brand Strategy, DDR

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Posted in Pharmaceuticals

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At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

The Oncology therapy area at AstraZeneca is unparalleled. We have built and strategically acquired one of the most promising Oncology pipelines in the industry. You will be among inspiring oncology industry leaders who will keep you engaged and empower you to be the best. We seek out opportunities to do dynamic and significant work which means we won't just follow the same course of action time and again if we can see potential in a different way of building life-changing medicine.

We share a collective sense of urgency - to defeat cancer and improve the lives of cancer patients.

In addition to being one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca is proud to provide a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and cross-boundary collaboration. Within this environment, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives and are made to feel valued, energized, and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

  • One of the most exciting and fastest growing Oncology portfolios worldwide
  • One of the most robust Oncology pipelines in the industry
  • Well-poised to become a world leader in several areas of oncology, with established and emerging blockbuster brands
  • A Progressive company, diverse and inclusive
  • We live by our values
  • Highest visibility in the organization and externally

The Sr Director - Brand Strategy, DDR (DNA Damage Response), is accountable for all LYNPARZA indications in the US and leads a team of marketers and cross-functional stakeholders to develop and execute a robust commercial strategy for DDR, a key medicine in the AstraZeneca oncology portfolio. You will work for the brand and collaborate effectively with key stakeholders including colleagues from the Global, Sales, Medical, Diagnostics, Commercial Operations, Managed Markets, and Corporate Affairs. You will also work closely with Merck, our Alliance partner for Lynparza to co-develop strategy and execution plans. Additionally, you will be a key member of the DDR franchise leadership team and play an important role in shaping the overall strategy and culture of the franchise.

Additionally, the Sr Director - Brand Strategy, DDR will oversee the development of overarching HCP and consumer marketing strategies and tactics, including the creation of brand strategy plans, launch plans, and competitive readiness plans. Monitor and diagnose brand performance and lead business updates to senior leadership. Lead partnership efforts to define lifecycle priorities, inform US labeling recommendations and share learnings across markets. Lead quarterly and annual US forecasting work for DDR, in conjunction with the Insights and Finance teams; develop quarterly performance updates in preparation for Earnings releases. Develop and deliver key brand presentations to senior leadership and to the DDR field organization. Manage, coach, and develop a team of pharmaceutical marketing professionals.

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
  • 7 years of pharmaceutical or related experience in oncology marketing (US oncology pharmaceutical marketing experience strongly preferred)
  • People leadership experience
  • Exhibit high capability at working collaboratively, thinking strategically
  • Comprehensive understanding of drug development and commercialization process
  • Proven competency in marketing, both HCP, and Consumer

  • MBA
  • Deep experience in US pharmaceutical marketing in Oncology
  • Experience leading an Oncology Marketing Team
  • Customer-facing Oncology Experience
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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