Pharmacyclics, LLC

Manager, Marketing Operations I

Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Oct 18, 2019
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.

More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.

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Manager, Marketing Operations I

General Position Summary/Purpose:

The Manager, Marketing Operations I, will support the development and execution of strategic programs for IMBRUVICA®. This position involves strategic oversight, planning and coordination, and tactical execution of advisory boards and thought leader engagement,. He/She will need to demonstrate successful support and execution of specific programs and tactics. This is an excellent opportunity for pharmaceutical or biotech professional seeking to join a high performing team committed to making a difference for the betterment of patients.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide the strategic leadership, as well as operational ownership of the planning and execution of major conventions, regional conventions, sponsorships, and advisory boards.
  • Liaison with respective brand lead to ensure seamless meeting execution of advisory boards
  • Oversight and collaboration with key vendors responsible for tactical execution
  • Develops formal Annual Plans with Compliance Operations
  • Facilitates appropriate Transparency Reporting for applicable events
  • Oversees and facilitates the creation of in booth content and interactive experiences
  • Responsible for sponsorship oversight, budget management, and planning
  • Develops metrics and feedback mechanisms to the field force regarding attendance and interactions at key events
  • Support annual Strategic and Brand Plan process, coordinating across multiple internal functions and managing both input and output of plans and budgets
  • Collaboration with internal departments including marketing, sales operations, legal, regulatory, medical affairs, payer/access, corporate compliance, and IT
  • Lead projects through the internal legal, regulatory, and medical review process


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent with an advanced marketing education; MBA preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in pharmaceutical/biotech marketing or sales operations for specialty products; experience in Oncology or Hematology/Oncology preferred; sales experience a plus
  • Strong project management and budget management skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and the ability to think strategically and solve problems
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work cross-functionally to drive business results in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working closely with field sales organizations to implement marketing programs with measurable business impact
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
  • Strong understanding of legal and regulatory environment in pharmaceutical promotions, pharma industry guidelines, and other compliance-related issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to assess risks and benefits to make timely, sound decisions with various levels of information, and accept responsibly for meeting and/ or exceeding objectives
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time

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