AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Brand Planning Leader, Immuno-Oncology in Gaithersburg, Maryland

The Business Planning Leader (BPL) is an integral member of the Immuno-Oncology leadership team and is responsible for maximizing operational effectiveness and integrating field and marketing efforts across the IO franchise.

Key Responsibilities:

Communications and Engagement-

  • Develop and manage franchise communications, including weekly update emails

  • Coordinate and play key role in field and all-IO update calls

  • Develop and manage franchise engagement plan (e.g., monthly calls with group of PSSs, team building events)

  • Lead the planning team for the National Sales Meeting and all key sales meetings

Develop and maintain calendar of key leadership touchpoints throughout the year

  • Coordinating congress attendance across the franchise

IO Leadership Team-

  • Assume leadership role as "Chief of Staff" to the franchise head

  • Participate as a member of the IO Leadership Team, with accountability for identifying team priorities across the franchise and within the marketing and sales leadership teams

  • Own cadence of recurring meetings that are led by sales and marketing

  • Serve on Oncology Sales Leadership Team with CBDs across oncology, and play key role in coordinating touchpoints with CBD team

Field Operations-

  • Support sales leadership in keeping track of ongoing business trends and analysis

Strategic Planning and Goal-setting-

  • Lead development of annual goals and creation of dashboard to track progress against key objectives

  • Lead strategic and tactical brand planning processes, ensuring that all tools are well understood and effectively utilized by brand team members and that key milestones are met

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in scientific discipline

3-5 years pharmaceutical experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work across functions and lead without formal authority

  • Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral), organizational, relationship building, and consulting skills

  • Strong project and process management skills

  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical business (including development and operations)

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