Associate Director Lung Cancer Franchise Regional Marketing (Northwest/Southwest)
This position is based in the West and has both the northwest and southwest regions
The Associate Director Lung Cancer Franchise Regional Marketing will be responsible for executing an external strategic plan with key customers across the portfolio, including Tagrisso and Imfinzi, to position AstraZeneca (AZ) externally as a commercial leader in the treatment of lung cancer.
This position will report directly into the Lung Cancer Franchise Customer Marketing Director – Oncology East Region and will work in close partnership with cross functional partners including brand marketing, field sales, medical affairs, global marketing, market access and other functions in order to play a critical role in ensuring the franchise has a market leadership presence with key customers.
Utilize input from external thought leaders to help build market leadership and commercial strategies through one on one meetings.
Execute the franchise strategic plan at national, regional, and local scientific meetings with a common purpose and strategy.
Escalate market challenges/barriers to leadership to consider appropriate ways to address these between medical affairs and commercial.
Coordinate and execute commercial advisory board meetings to help inform brand strategy.
Possess strong business acumen skills, as role is responsible for managing multiple program budgets, timelines, process and procedures.
Develop expertise on thought leaders and the lung cancer marketplace.
Lead and facilitate thought leader interactions across multiple teams.
Bachelor's Degree; preferably in a relevant field
5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry with experience in one or more of the following: managed markets, brand marketing, sales management, strategic planning
Oncology or specialty care experience
Skilled in relationship building with thought leaders
Be available to work some evenings and weekends
Overnight travel will be required
Expected travel up to 50% monthly
MBA in marketing or pharmaceutical marketing
Great communication skills
Ability to manage complex projects
Demonstrated ability to lead without authority
Ability to gauge the feasibility, impact and risks of proposed programs
Comfort operating in a highly regulated environment and industry
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