Leadership Development Associate

Cambridge, MA, United States
Jul 22, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Leadership Development Associate

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Job Description:

Participants in the Ipsen Leadership Development Program will be placed in a 24-month rotation program, consisting of four rotations across Global Business Development, Sales, Global Product & Portfolio Strategy, Value & Access, Brand Marketing or Business Operations. Upon completion of the program, participants will be equipped with expertise and experience to advance in a destination role.

Rotations will include on-the-job learning, professional mentoring, skills training, and the ability to contribute to the operations critical to Ipsen's success. The program offers a full-time role and provides future leaders the opportunity to gain broad and meaningful work experiences that prepare them for a career in the biopharmaceutical industry.

The Ipsen Leadership Development Program was designed for advanced degree candidates interested in a leading global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving lives through innovative medicines in Oncology, Rare Disease and Neuroscience.


• Full-time position with real responsibilities and impact from day one, as well as high visibility within the organization
• Develop a thorough understanding of the biopharmaceutical industry today as well as the challenges and opportunities that will drive the future of Ipsen
• Opportunity in each rotation to apply business acumen and experience to addressing a real-time business opportunity
• Collaborate closely with each participating rotational function to develop deep project expertise that they will then use toward both developing and delivering formal business recommendations to internal partners
• Challenged to deliver on projects that will align with Ipsen's mission to improve patients' lives through innovative new medicines in Oncology, Neuroscience, Rare Disease and Consumer HealthCare
• Opportunity to influence stakeholders and apply strategic thinking and creativity to drive innovation and evolve our culture.

Knowledge, abilities & experience:

Education / Certifications:
• Completed (or will be completed by Sept. 2021) Master's degree in Business Administration, or equivalent graduate degree
• Bachelor's degree required
• Educational focus in Scientific study preferred

• 3-5 years of related work experience before MBA program
• Previous experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry preferred, but not necessary

• Fluency in English required
• Other European languages are an asset

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.