Vice President, Global Brand Lead Evobrutinib

Posted 05 Dec 2021

Rockland, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 234071


A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


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United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.

Your role: Now is a very exciting time to join us as Vice President, Global Brand Lead, Evobrutinib. In this role, you will lead the Evobrutinib Global Brand Team within the Neurology & Immunology franchise, directing and coordinating across functions to ensure superior commercial positioning and performance resulting in Evobrutinib positively impacting as many people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) as possible. You drive strategy development and launch execution of this prioritized pipeline asset, which has first-in-class and best-in-class potential and is fully enrolled in two, phase III trials in MS. You represent the brand perspective in the context of both current and future assets in the N&I portfolio. In this role you report directly to the Senior Vice President and Head of the Global N&I Business Franchise and manage a team of direct reports.  This position has high visibility within the organization and requires close interaction with the commercial executive team as well as regional and key country leadership to ensure alignment regarding the translation of strategy into effective commercial initiatives and market performance. In this role, you are an inspiring and inclusive leader who models the values that comprise the company culture, drives the realization of the company’s vision for the N&I franchise, and executes the life-cycle plan to meet the broader corporate objectives.


Who you are:

Minimum qualification:

  • You completed a BA/BS required
  • You have a minimum 10 years of direct pharmaceutical / biotech Industry experience in brand marketing and new product planning across multi-region setting.
  • You demonstrated ability to prepare and lead a global launch with multiple filings
  • You demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action; excellent analytical skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way and to orchestrate plans to realize opportunity, resolve issues, and mitigate risks.
  • You demonstrated success in building uniquely defining brand strategies throughout the product life cycle for early development to post marketing; ability to create, translate, and execute strategic plans from vision to therapeutic conceptualization to commercialization
  • You have an executive presence and exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • You have excellent interpersonal, communication, and listening skills, with an ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders, manage conflict, and negotiate for optimal outcomes
  • Travel required (approximately 25%, including global travel)

Preferred qualifications:

  • You preferably completed an MBA or advanced degree
  • You preferably have N&I experience
  • You demonstrated ability to prepare and lead a global launch with multiple filings (in Multiple Sclerosis preferred)
  • You preferably have commercial functional leadership experience (e.g., marketing leadership, sales leadership, data and analytics, etc.)


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