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Merck & Co, Inc

Director, Global Marketing Alliance Management (Hybrid)




Rahway, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Our marketing team is passionate about bringing our oncology products to our customers around the world to help them drive improved patient outcomes. We have an exciting opportunity to join our global oncology marketing team focusing on co-commercialization of an Antibody Drug Conjugate patritumab deruxtecan, a HER3 directed ADC with our alliance partner Daiichi-Sankyo in NSCLC and potentially other tumor types.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Foster strong working relationships with our alliance partner and internal cross functional team members

  • Support the Global Asset Lead to develop the Integrated Business Strategy by actively synthesizing inputs from cross-functional teams including CORE, MA&P, Medical, and key markets

  • Represent our Company's commercial point of view on alliance global brand team, joint product development team, and joint regulatory/ labeling discussions

  • Support alliance forecasting and scenario planning by aligning with partner and disease / asset teams on key assumptions and ensuring key stakeholder alignment internally and across the alliance

  • Collaborate with alliance management/counterparts in developing CoPromotion Agreements and regional Go to Market (GTM) model with alliance

  • Collaborate with global counterpart to support markets with successful launch preparedness

  • Establish and foster strong working relationships with alliance partner and internal cross functional team stakeholders

  • Support global launch planning and execution

  • Contribute to brand, pricing & reimbursement planning

  • Tactical Planning & Execution

  • Organize customer engagement strategy and scientific expert leader engagement

  • Detail competition tracking to inform planning assumptions, strategy, and positioning

  • Participate in global/regional alliance operating and go to market model development

Key Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to work to solutions within complex organizations and markets, joint ventures and leading sub teams in support of key marketing strategy areas.

  • Successfully navigate the internal Alliance structure and external environments and deliver value to our customers.

  • Work effectively with cross-functional partners including research and development, medical affairs, regulatory affairs, manufacturing, Health Economics Outcomes Research, Business Development & Licensing, market analytics, field sales organization, international and domestic operations, legal, scientific communications, professional education, training and development, health care compliance, etc.

  • Provides commercial input to Alliance Partner on all aspects of commercialization, including product development team, target product profile development, global regulatory filing strategy, launch readiness reviews, organized customer interactions, market research, competitive intelligence, demand, revenue forecasts, Business Development & Licensing activities, and agency partner management.

Education Requirement:

  • Required: Bachelor's degree

  • Preferred: Master’s degree or master's Business Administration (MBA)

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years Pharmaceutical Business experience

  • Strong interpersonal/ negotiation skills, relationship management skills & ability to influence from within and across dual organizations are a must

  • Strong leadership, problem solving, teamwork, analytical, written/ verbal communication, and presentation skills

  • Experience with influencing without authority and working successfully with cross-functional teams

  • Results oriented; ability to operate and make decisions within situations of ambiguity

  • Product/Indication launch experience

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Oncology / NSCLC experience

  • Joint Commercial Venture/ Commercial Alliance experience.

Position Location:

  • Rahway, NJ or Upper Gwynedd, PA


  • 20%, including some weekends


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Expected salary range:

$175,440.00 - $276,200.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here.

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Requisition ID:R270840