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Director, Global Marketing, AZD9833 ngSERD/Capivasertib (AKTi)

Lieu Gaithersburg, Maryland, États-Unis Job ID R-096770 Date de publication 01/06/2021

Do you have expertise in, and passion for Global Marketing in Oncology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Director, Global Marketing role in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

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 five key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, HER2 and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.

We work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

The Oncology therapy area at AstraZeneca is unparalleled. We have built and strategically acquired one of the most promising Oncology pipelines in the industry. You will be among inspiring oncology industry leaders who will keep you engaged and empower you to be the best. We seek out opportunities to do dynamic and significant work which means we won't just follow the same course of action time and again if we can see potential in a different way of building life changing medicine.

Director, Global Marketing, AZD9833 ngSERD/Capivasertib (AKTi) is responsible for providing Strategic Guidance and Leadership for the disease area, global brand team (GBT); and cross-functional teams (Medical, GA&I, Regulatory, Promotion/communications, etc) to ensure successful execution of the commercial and go to market strategy, as well as appropriate resources and programs to support global launches.

Key Activities

  • Responsible for the creation and successful execution of a long-term vision and strategy for Capivasertib, AZD9833 ngSERD, and Breast Cancer disease areas.

  • Lead the Capivasertib or AZD9833 ngSERD - Global Brand Team (GBT).

  • Lead and deliver on commercial/marketing strategic vision for Capivasertib or AZD9833 ngSERD including Breast cancer co-positioning, market shaping, external engagement, brand book, campaign, and above brand leadership.

  • Partner and collaborate closely with cross functional global counterparts.

  • Holds overall accountability for the successful development of commercial strategies and plans to ensure an optimal balance of revenue, volume, margin and access across the portfolio and geographies.

  • Engages regions and key markets to build new capabilities, drive launch readiness and commercial excellence.

  • As indication lead, represents business concerns to senior executives and governance committees.

  • Delivers and executes Phase 3/pre-launch marketing strategy & execution plan while ensuring flawless execution against plan.

  • Anticipates and proactively identifies challenges for brand success and

  • Works with extended team to deliver a sustainable pricing and access strategy for multiple indications.

  • Responsible for the development and global implementation of brand strategy, brand positioning, launch plans, forecasts and KPIs for specific disease areas.


  • Strategic thinking, judgement and influencing skills, to inform, persuade and lead across regions and markets to ensure strong executional commercial focus and consistency.

  • Contributes to the commercial strategic input for GBTs and GPTs, as well as the overall Breast Cancer portfolio.

  • Bachelor’s degree required and emphasis in health sciences is preferred.

  • MBA or other advanced degree is strongly preferred.

  • Proven years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry and experience in oncology marketing and/or strategy function or life sciences management consulting.

  • Leadership competencies, to set direction, inspire commitment, balance short and long term needs and constructively resolve issues. 

  • Strong track record of analysis and fact-based decision-making.

  • Strong business acumen and complex problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in setting up short- and long-term strategic plans for oncology portfolios.

  • Experience in Global Marketing, new product commercialization, and Breast Cancer strongly preferred.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

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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 authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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