Executive Director, Global Market Leader
At Amgen, every challenge is an opportunity. And every opportunity brings the potential to change lives. Our shared missionto serve patientshas driven our status as one of the worlds preeminent biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Leverage your high-level expertise to lead and forge partnerships that advance the biotechnical and biopharmaceutical science that can turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses.
What you will do
Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Global Market Leader (GML) has a critical role in the Global Marketing organization and a significant impact on products at all stages of the product lifecycle. The GML is responsible for maximizing the value of assets and developing successful global brands and franchises by providing commercial guidance on development stage assets, developing and implementing global launch strategies, optimizing the impact of marketing budgets, managing the lifecycle of marketed products and supporting business developments efforts to license and acquire external assets.
The Global Marketing Leader (GML) serves as primary Global Commercial Operations (GCO) interface with Research & Development and Operations. You will provide commercial leadership and one GCO voice throughout the lifecycle of the product and will work closely with the Brand Working Group (BWG), Global Commercial Execution Leads (GCELS) and the Global Core Content (GCC) team to disseminate GCO best practices across regions.
Leadership of the Insight and Brand Team (IBT)
Formation of the Brand Working Group (BWG) from the top 10 markets
Commercial lead for the Product Team (PT) with a strong commercial voice setting up commercial success across the lifecycle of a brand
Development and execution of Global Commercial Plan (GCP)
Ensuring that Amgen maximize the value its pipeline and inline brands
Leading all Global Marketing activities for assigned brands consistent with agreed Global Marketing processes
Manage and coordinate with our Partners
Communicate commercial vision at the outset for the product and through the lifecycle
Ensure timeliness and quality of key commercial inputs
Forge relationships and cross-functional collaboration and with the BWG and top 10 markets
Lead development and implementation of Global Commercial Plan
Ensure insights from BWG are consolidated and integrated into global marketing perspective one GCO voice and into the PT deliverables and overall strategy
Ensure IBT members including regions and functions deliver upon the GCP
Develop and oversee execution of global market research strategy
Develop and maintain core positioning and branding and ensure this is executed globally
Set/coordinate global pre-launch market development strategy
Develop market forecast pre-phase 2 and oversee aggregate forecast post phase 2
Co-development of documentation and portal materials and presentations
Manage global marketing budget in support of the above
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The GML position is complex and will require a commercial executive with highly developed marketing capabilities, analytical skills, cross-functional collaboration skills, the ability to operate globally and locally, effective influencing skills and a strong commercial voice across the lifecycle of brands. This position will co-lead the commercial governance team with our alliance partners. Success in this critical role will result in significant professional growth and advancement at Amgen.
Doctorate degree & 6 or more years of marketing experience OR
Masters degree & 10 or more years of marketing experience OR
Bachelors degree & 12 or more years of marketing experience AND
6 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources
At least eight years of experience and a track record in a series of commercial roles of increasing scope, scale and complexity, with leading companies in the biopharmaceutical industry
Experience developing and implementing innovative global marketing and commercial strategies for pipeline products, successfully launching therapeutic products and repositioning products to maximize commercial value
Prior experience launching multiple products in diverse therapeutic areas is highly desirable
Experience in commercial positions with global responsibilities is important
Experience living and working outside the United States is highly desirable
Possesses an understanding of broad, global market dynamics and the cultural awareness and sensitivity to form relationships and work effectively with colleagues around the world
Broad therapeutic area expertise. Has worked in diverse commercial roles supporting several different disease states, on products in various stages of the lifecycle, with a diverse set of customers in challenging and competitive markets
Experience supporting partnered assets/programs is desirable
Prior experience in a tactical, line marketing role, implementing marketing strategies in local markets, and partnership experience is a plus
Understanding of global market access, pricing and reimbursement issues
Experience leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment, managing global projects involving multiple functions and shared accountabilities
Experience supporting product licensing and acquisition transactions
Has contributed commercial expertise in evaluating internal assets and prioritizing external opportunities
Has supported transactions by conducting due diligence, evaluating market dynamics, contributing modeling assumptions, and assisting with valuation
An MBA is strongly preferred
What you can expect of us
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.
Clear and disciplined strategic vision for the future that leverages superior-quality products, operational excellence and top-shelf-talent
Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits
Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do. We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Join UsIf you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.