AbbVie Director, Global Commercial Development - Oncology in Redwood City, California

The Global Commercial Development (GCD) organization leads the development of strategic Commercial direction for assets in AbbVie’s pipeline. We have an exciting opportunity for a Director, Oncology to support our rapidly growing early-stage oncology pipeline.

This position will be responsible for providing commercial input and helping to shape the overall strategies for multiple early-stage oncology compounds in development. Depending on the stage of the various assets, the Director, Oncology may also be responsible for leading a Global Commercial Team. The Director, Oncology may also be responsible for various oncology ‘franchise’ projects, requiring frequent interactions with key constituents located at AbbVie headquarters.

To accomplish these objectives, the Director, Oncology will work with a variety of key functions and stakeholders including: Translational Research, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Market Research, Market Access, HEOR, Forecasting, Finance, Regional and Affiliate Marketing, Medical Affairs, Licensing and Acquisitions and Business Development.

This position will report to the Director, Early Oncology, GCD (based in Redwood City, CA Location).

Key responsibilities include: * Serve as Commercial lead for multiple Early Oncology programs involving various solid and hematologic malignancies and inform the overall strategies for these assets * Partner with commercial functions at headquarters to lead market analyses and to influence development strategy, drive indication prioritization and understand revenue potential * Lead aspects of the Pipeline Commercial Excellence deliverables, including defining the business opportunity, value drivers, early differentiation platform and Target Product Profile (TPP) * Partner with Global Marketing and asset teams to develop scientific platform and drive data generation to satisfy global requirements for target product label and target product claims * Initiate geo-strategy for the asset in partnership with asset teams, Global Marketing, Areas and Affiliates in order to ensure a best-in-class global launch * Drive prioritization of key leverage points in the treatment process and develop behavioral objectives for each stakeholder group in order to define commercial strategy for the asset * For multiple markets, develop a deep understanding of evolving competitive landscape; identify, analyze, and translate relevant competitor clinical data and other competitive intelligence to inform AbbVie asset strategies * Make recommendations on market research objectives and designs to inform projects and strategies. Interprets research findings and draws appropriate insights based on results * Conduct portfolio-level analyses to inform tumor-specific strategies where multiple AbbVie assets are involved

Basic Qualifications: * 10 years of total industry experience required * 5 years in pharmaceutical marketing and/or pipeline commercial strategy required * 5 years of oncology/hematology required Preferred Qualifications: * MBA is preferred * Advanced science degree preferred * Deep scientific and clinical understanding of various Oncology/Hematology markets preferred * Strong analytical and strategic marketing skills * Global commercial experience a strong plus

Key Leadership Competencies: * Proactively influences across boundaries, builds effective relationships inside and outside of own team and drives projects and tasks towards successful completion * Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated * Demonstrates excellent communication and presentation skills * Is organized with strong project management skills * Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo * Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement and ability to lead through ambiguity * Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality * Demonstrates the ability to make the complex easy for others to understand * Executes highly effective working meetings and is visibly inclusive and transparent in all he/she does

Title may be adjusted based on candidate experience

Job Classification: Experienced
Primary Location: USA-California-Redwood City
Organization: Commercial
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 1606389

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