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[Alexion Japan] Senior Manager, HPP Marketing Genetic & Metabolic Disorders

Location Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan Job ID R-184736 Date posted 14/11/2023

This is what you will do:

The Senior Manager, HPP (Hypophosphatasia) Marketing will be responsible for the development of HPP/STRENSIQ brand strategy and execution of commercial initiatives with a brand lead. This is a strategic and operational role requires strong commitment of the therapeutic area evolution through the business success with solid commercial acumen, scientific curiosity, and passion for contribution to rare disease area. S/he partners closely with internal stakeholders across Sales, Medical Affairs, and other relevant functions to accomplish these business objectives.

You will be responsible for:

  • Develop deep understanding of the overall therapeutic area and the market dynamics
  • Development of the brand strategy and tactical plans of HPP in alignment with global strategy, supported by the HPP Marketing Lead
  • Lead briefing of external marketing agencies to deliver high quality materials and commercial speaker events to complete each content/plan timely within allocated operational expense
  • Design and execute omni-channel promotions to optimize limited internal resources 
  • Engage thought leaders for insights, speaking engagements, and other commercial initiatives
  • Feedback/incorporate key insights from thought leaders into brand strategy planning
  • Design and conduct market research to develop the robust brand strategy
  • Closer collaborate and effectively communicate with the Sales team, Medical and Commercial Excellence to achieve goal and solid growth
  • Collaborate with the Sales Training team and support implement effective training sessions
  • Set, monitor and evaluate relevant leading and performance indicators for the brand
  • Responsibly represent Alexion in engagements with external stakeholders, adhering to compliance and code of conduct at all times
  • Embody Alexion/AstraZeneca values through daily behaviors and interactions

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or other relevant areas
  • ≥10 years in one or more of the following areas of biopharmaceutical industry: field sales, field medical, or other related roles including ≥2 years of experience in brand marketing
  • Demonstrated expertise designing and executing marketing programs
  • Track record of leading or support planning of brand strategy
  • Track record of effectively engaging and partnering with thought leaders, ideally in rare disease(s)
  • Ability to network and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • Scientific acumen and comfort with clinically oriented dialogue
  • Passion for making a positive contribution to the rare disease community
  • Strong engagement, communication, and relational skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and growth mindset

We would prefer for you to have:

  • Advanced degree (e.g. MBA, MS, etc.)
  • Experience in rare genetic/metabolic arena
  • Knowledge of the end-to-end rare disease business model
  • Broader commercial experience across field and non-field roles
  • Proficiency or fluency in English

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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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