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Merck & Co, Inc

Director, Global Oncology Marketing Portfolio Disease Strategy ( MERCUSR115174ENUS)

Sales and Marketing

Marketing Director



Kenilworth, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Our Marketing team are passionate about bringing our medicines and vaccines to our customers around the world. Through digital listening and patient analytics, we are able to understand our customers’ needs and strive to provide solutions to meet them.

We are currently recruiting for Global Marketing Director, Oncology Portfolio Disease Strategy. This role will be part of a dynamic resourcing model, which rotates support across a portfolio of tumor teams as business needs require, enabling a breadth of oncology tumor development experience including Women’s Cancers, GI, Head & Neck, Melanoma, and Hematology.

Our Marketing team is passionate about bringing our medicines and vaccines to our customers around the world. Through digital listening and patient analytics, we are able to understand our customers’ needs and strive to provide solutions to meet them.

This position will require outstanding leadership in market assessment, disease state strategy, product clinical development, product strategy, market development, thought leader engagement, competitive dynamics, issues management, forecasting, opportunity valuations, resource requirements, and overall flawless launch strategy.

Key responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:

  • Work effectively with cross-functional partners including research and development, medical affairs, regulatory affairs, manufacturing, Business Development & Licensing, market analytics, international and domestic operations, legal, scientific communications, professional education, training and development, health care compliance to successfully navigate the internal and external environments and deliver value to our customers.

  • Provides commercial leadership and input in various settings such as product development team, Key Opinion Leader engagement execution, competitive strategy, target product profile development, health authority interactions, global regulatory filing strategy, launch readiness reviews, organized customer interactions, market research, demand, revenue, and Profit & Loss, forecasting, and Business Development & Licensing activities.

  • Responsible for maximizing physician acceptance, market penetration, profitability, and new indication/ product launch uptake.

  • Provides leadership, support, and expertise to country marketing and sales organizations as well as distribution channels for the product line.

Education Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Medical Degree, Philosophy Degree , Pharmacy Degree or Master's degree (Preferred)

Required Experience and Skills

  • 5 years commercial experience in pharmaceuticals

  • Pharmaceutical Product Launch experience

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills

  • Must be able to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Global Marketing experience

  • Development of product disease strategy

  • Oncology Commercial experience

  • Oncology launch experience

  • Country-level marketing experience

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.


Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

Invent. Impact. Inspire.


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Requisition ID:R115174