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Executive Director, Global Marketing, BLINCYTO

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Jun 1, 2023

Job Details


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

For over four decades,Amgenhas been at the forefront of providing theoncologyand hematology communities with novel therapies that have changed patients lives. We have pioneered six first-in-class oncology and hematology medicines including, Neupogen, Nplate, XGEVA, BLINCYTO and IMLYGIC and LUMAKRAS. We are building upon our strong oncology foundation and long-term commitment to patients by developing a whole new class of novel molecules and we need top talent to ensure these molecules become medicines and realize their potential for helping patients.

Today, Amgen is advancing the largest early Oncology pipeline in our history spanning several innovative technology platforms Bispecific T Cell Engagers (BiTEs), Antibodies Drug Conjugates and Small Molecules across many targets and more than a dozen tumor types. Many of these innovative modalities/technologies are not only firsts for Amgen, but also for the entire biotechnology field. By joining our team, you will help us seize the opportunities that come with paving new roads roads that ultimately lead to directly serving oncology patients.

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Executive Director, Global Marketing, BLINCYTO is a critical role in the Oncology Global Marketing organization and has a significant impact in providing commercial leadership. This Global Marketing Leader (GML) is responsible for maximizing the value of BLINCYTO by shaping global brand strategies, developing, and implementing global launch plan, and optimizing the lifecycle of the brand.

The position is complex and will require a commercial executive with strategic thinking and marketing capabilities, analytical skills and scientific literacy, cross-functional collaboration skills, ability to operate globally and locally, and influencing skills. The Executive Director, Global Marketing, BLINCYTO serves as primary Global Marketing interface with key countries that are part of the Brand Working Group. You will provide team leadership and ONE Commercial Voice throughout the product lifecycle and serve as a center of excellence for disseminating marketing best practices from Global-to-Local countries.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide commercial point of view and serve as a key contributor of the Product Team (PT)

  • Lead the Integrated Brand Team (IBT) and Brand Working Group (BWG)

  • Develop Global Brand Plan (GBP) and upcoming launch readiness plan

  • Deliver strategic recommendations for Oncology Therapeutic Area Governance meetings

  • Ensure that Amgen maximize the value of BLINCYTO

  • Drive key marketing related activities and effectively manage LRS forecast and brand budget

Key activities and accountabilities include the following:

  • Communicate commercial vision for the product

  • Forge strong relationships, cross-functional and country collaboration

  • Communicate country interests to create consolidated and integrated point of view ONE Commercial Voice

  • Ensure commercial inputs from IBT and BWG members are integrated into the GBP

  • Set and coordinate global pre-launch readiness activities

  • Co-development of portal/governance materials and presentations

  • Facilitate high quality and timely product-specific knowledge and best-practice sharing

  • Create and oversee execution of global market research strategy

  • Establish and maintain core positioning and branding and ensure this is executed globally


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree and 6 years of Global Marketing experience OR

  • Masters degree and 10 years of Global Marketing experience OR

  • Bachelors degree and 12 years of Global 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior hematology experience is most preferred, but other oncology or solid tumors experience is also useful

  • At least eight years of experience in a series of commercial roles of increasing scope, scale, and complexity, with leading oncology biopharmaceutical companies

  • Experience developing and implementing innovative marketing and commercial strategies for pipeline products, successfully launching therapeutic products and repositioning products to maximize commercial value. Prior experience launching oncology products is highly desirable

  • Experience in commercial positions with global responsibilities is highly desirable. Possesses an understanding of broad, global market dynamics and cultural awareness and sensitivity to form relationships and work effectively with colleagues around the world

  • Has worked in diverse commercial roles supporting different disease states, on products in various stages of the lifecycle, with a diverse set of customers in challenging and competitive markets

  • Experience in a tactical, line marketing role, implementing marketing strategies in local markets, is a plus

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment, managing global projects involving multiple functions and shared accountabilities

  • Understanding of global market access, pricing, and reimbursement issues

  • An MBA or advanced scientific degree (PhD, MS, MD, PharmD) is strongly preferred


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being. The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $274,388 $318,568. In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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 Us

If 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 cancers, 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.

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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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