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Global Brand Director - Respiratory Biologics

Location Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States Job ID R-191900 Date posted 13/06/2024

Welcome to AstraZeneca, where we're redefining the bio-pharmaceutical landscape and breaking new ground in patient care. We're currently seeking a dynamic and innovative Global Brand Director to lead our project for a novel antibody. This is a unique opportunity to join our Biopharmaceuticals Business Unit and contribute to one of the top company priorities within the Respiratory TA and the overall portfolio. Ready to reimagine the patient journey and bring it to life? Join us!

What you will do:

As our Global Brand Director, you will be responsible for leading commercial lifecycle strategy for a first in class respiratory biologic product in late development. You will work collaboratively with the commercial and project teams, as well as with regional commercial leaders and our collaboration partner to prepare new opportunities to grow the franchise. Your role will involve developing commercial plans, advising on development strategy, creating compelling cases for investment decisions, and championing the product and lifecycle management (LCM) program for COPD, asthma and beyond. Are you ready to make an impact?

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelors degree is required with business degree or scientific expertise as preferred
  • Significant experience (10+ years) in healthcare or biopharma industry, with a strong preference for experience in the respiratory therapeutic area.
  • In-depth understanding of commercial strategy, methodologies and tools (product profiling and positioning, forecasting, pricing & reimbursement, market research techniques, competitive intelligence resources)
  • Thorough ‘hands-on’ knowledge of building TPPs, generating sales forecasts and business cases.
  • Experience of shaping brand strategy whilst the understanding of product profile was incomplete and evolving
  • Thorough understanding of the drug development process and the need for commercial line of sight throughout
  • Understanding of future healthcare market challenges including local regulatory DO’s and DON’Ts
  • Exposure to and track record of effective management of senior decision-making/governance bodies
  • Proven experience of engaging with and using insights from external customers e.g. KEEs, prescribers, payors

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Scientific expertise is preferred.
  • Advanced Degree e.g. MBA, MSc

At AstraZeneca, we are on a journey to bring life-saving medicines to patients. Our role in contributing to decreasing mortality rates globally is clear. We are shaping the future by spotting scientifically-led commercial opportunities and acting now to operationalise and scale them. We are constantly thinking big to answer new challenges. We push ourselves to start small and scale fast. The pioneers of digital and innovative solutions that have never been seen before. And we bring our teams on this journey with us, sharing our vision to inspire commitment to succeed together.

Location: Gaithersburg MD US

Salary: Competitive + Excellent Employee Benefits!

Ready to join a team that's making a difference? Apply now and let's reimagine the future of healthcare together!

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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