Senior Marketing Manager, BRCA_DDR Precision Medicine

AstraZeneca   •  

Gaithersburg, MD

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 29 days ago

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.

As a Senior Marketing Manager, BRCA/DDR Precision Medicine, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. North American Commercial is the 'face' of AstraZeneca and MedImmune to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry, and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals.

AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.

Main Responsibility:

The Senior Marketing Manager, BRCA/DDR Precision Medicine is responsible for the tactical execution of the BRCA/DDR Precision Medicine Strategy.

This position will report into the Director of Precision Medicine and Nurse Education (PM&NE), and will work in close partnership with the PM&NE team, members of the DDR brand team and cross functional partners.

This position is based at our Gaithersburg, MD campus, headquarters for the US Oncology and the Oncology Business Unit.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support in-market DDR companion diagnostics / testing excellence for all product launches, including market readiness
  • Identify issues in the current testing landscape and working with external stakeholders to develop solutions to remove or minimize diagnostic barriers to therapy use
  • Work cross-functionally with the US Brand team, Global Diagnostic teams, and companion diagnostic partners to align strategies, tactics, and lifecycle planning (such as market needs, approval timelines, launch strategy, messaging, customer segmentation, and medical conferences)
  • Monitor diagnostic testing competitive environment and market trends
  • Assess various testing options in the market and make recommendations on diagnostic partners and testing labs
  • Removing barriers to testing through collaborative partnerships with diagnostic companies, lab networks and Health Care Professionals (HCPs)
  • Possess strong business acumen and interpersonal skills
  • Ensure highest level of adherence with AstraZeneca's regulatory, legal, and compliance policies

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5-7 years Pharmaceutical experience
  • 3-5 years Oncology experience
  • Finance experience and understanding of forecasts, budgets, financial processes and tools
  • Understanding of portfolio planning processes is a plus
  • Cross-functional team experience
  • Experience in project management and strategic planning processes and tools
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral), organizational, relationship building, and consulting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead team of functional and technical members to achieve outcomes