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Senior Director of Marketing, US Lynparza Brand Team

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

Gaithersburg, MD
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Full time
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Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

                                       Location:Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-001782

Posted date: Feb. 22, 2017



   At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.  

   As a Senior Director of Marketing, US Lynparza Brand Team in Gaithersburg, MD, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. North American Commercial is the 'face' of AstraZeneca and MedImmune to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry, and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals.  

   AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.  

   The Senior Director of Marketing, US Lynparza Brand Team will be responsible for leading a team of 4 marketers and ~20 cross-functional stakeholders to develop and execute on a robust commercial strategy for Lynparza, a key medicine in the AstraZeneca oncology portfolio. Accountable for developing and managing the US P&L for Lynparza. Collaborating effectively with key stakeholders including colleagues from the Global, Sales, Medical, Diagnostics, Commercial Operations, Managed Markets and Corporate Affairs teams. Leading the US input into Life Cycle Management (LCM) plan for Lynparza and future assets in the Women’s Cancer portfolio. Sitting on the Women’s Cancer leadership team and play a key role in shaping the overall strategy and culture for the Women’s Cancer franchise.

   Additionally, the Senior Director of Marketing, US Lynparza Brand Team will oversee the development of overarching HCP and consumer marketing strategies and tactics, including creation of brand strategy plan, launch plans, and competitive readiness plans. Monitor and diagnose brand performance. Lead partnership efforts with Global leaders to define lifecycle priorities, inform labeling recommendations, and share learnings across markets. Lead quarterly and annual forecasting work for Lynparza, in conjunction with the Insights and Finance teams; develop quarterly performance updates in preparation for Earnings. Develop and deliver key brand presentations to senior leadership and to the Women’s Cancer field organization. Manage, coach, and develop team of marketers.  



  •      Bachelor's Degree in relevant field    
  •      7 years of pharmaceutical or related experience in oncology marketing (US and/or global)    
  •      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 in relevant field    
  •      Experience in US marketing within Oncology    

   Next Steps -- Apply today!  


   To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience -- it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.  

   AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.