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Director, Oncology Marketing (Pancreatic)

Req #: 17000982
Location: Summit, NJ US
Job Category: Sales and Marketing
Work Location: Celgene Summit 86 Morris Avenue Summit 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Level: Director
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture


Join us as we build our cutting-edge marketing organization!  We have an opening for a Director Oncology Marketing position.  This person will be a key leader of the pancreatic marketing team and responsible for development of key product strategies and initiatives in the Oncology Franchise.  This team is positioned as a significant growth driver for the organization, which will provide great exposure to senior leadership.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead and manage pancreatic brand planning for the US market to ensure alignment across multiple functions including medical affairs, market access, marketing operations, sales, sales operations, market research, legal, regulatory, global marketing and other functions. 

  • Provide reactive and proactive input & insight for business development opportunities.

  • Lead a marketing team to develop and implement innovative marketing tools, which would include personal and non-personal solutions to enhance customer engagement. 

  • Partner with our Global cross functional team as US lead to inform planning for pancreatic strategy.

  • Partner with Market Access as a lead in the development of the value proposition platform across indications and focused on pancreatic cancer.

  • Understand pancreatic cancer market trends and the competitive environment to develop market insights critical to product strategy and communication.

  • Lead a cross functional team to pull through various aspects of conference presence and initiatives.   

  • Track and coordinate the franchise and pancreatic indication budget.

  • Lead efforts to assess and optimize the marketing mix and resource allocation across teams and identify potential synergies and savings.   

  • Develop and optimize opinion leader & key stakeholder engagement and planning efforts. 

  • Manage advertising agency and other vendors to ensure execution towards US Oncology business objectives.




Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • 10 years of pharmaceutical industry or relevant experience  

  • The preferred candidate will have oncology and/or hematology marketing background with at least 5 years of in-line experience in pharmaceutical marketing and/or sales experience.

  • Direct report experience with the ability to lead others, think strategically, drive execution, foster relationships and build alignment.

  • Strong communications skills and track record of effective and influential presentations to external and internal customers.

  • Initiative, creativity, and ability to work effectively in a complex, rapidly changing environment.

  • Strong project and process management skills, along with the ability to work on multiple tasks, and to effectively prioritize.

  • Proven team player with ability to navigate and collaborate cross functionally.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA/ graduate degree preferred. 

  • Ability to demonstrate Celgene Corporate Values through passion for the patient, courage to face our challenges and the unknown, trust in our words and our actions and excellence in delivering exceptional results.



Key Leadership Behaviors:

  • Personal Integrity - Possesses unquestioned integrity and strong business ethics. Demonstrates a firm commitment to the company’s beliefs, values and organizational goals. Committed to making a positive contribution to the organization. Has the reputation and record of achievement to establish trust and credibility with peers, subordinates, collaboration partners, and external constituents.

  • Strategic Perspective - Able to devise & integrate a long-term vision, based on a thorough understanding of industry trends and opportunities. Manages an effective planning process. Demonstrates creativity and effectiveness in addressing major strategic challenges.

  • Promotes Open Communication - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which encourage and inspire others. Strong presentation skills in both small and large group setting. Excellent listener; seeks broad input and feedback; frequent and effective follow-up.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.

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