Head of EMEA, Commercial

Working from home
Nov 12, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Who You Are

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, the Head of EMEA Commercial will be tasked with building our commercial presence from the ground up in preparation for many key commercial launches coming up, such as spanning diverse therapeutic areas across oncology and rare Mendelian diseases. This individual will first be responsible for the global buildout of a leading cardiovascular medicine with primary responsibility for EMEA. Reporting to the CCO of BridgeBio, the ideal candidate will create the strategy, tactics, and structure for the group. This individual must have experience leading large teams globally and working across multiple countries within EMEA.

The role will be based in Zug, Switzerland and the ideal candidate will either live there currently or be willing to relocate.

  • Establish and drive the execution and performance of strategic commercial initiatives and objectives
  • Execute expansion activities into new geographies
  • Attract, recruit key team members across market access, marketing, pricing, and sales
  • Deliver key operational projects across med affairs, alliance mgt, market access, marketing, sales, and ​competitive strategies
  • Develop strong external relationships with payers and providers
  • Drive commercialization strategy, innovation, prioritization, pre-launch readiness, and resource optimization

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements
  • Passionate about getting drugs into patient's hands as fast and efficiently as is humanly possible
  • Demonstrate excellence building a commercial team from scratch
  • Experience with rare disease, cardiology, oncology
  • Experience at both a large pharma and small to medium biotech firms
  • Familiarity with multi-country systems in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Exemplary interpersonal, negotiation, and relationship management skills
  • Visionary strategic thinker
  • Ability to build relationships across functions and at all levels
  • Ability to influence others while fostering an environment of high performance and fairness
  • Global launch experience required
  • Multilingual a plus
  • Rare disease launches a plus
  • Graduate degree a plus

What We Offer
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so