Global Head of Marketing, Asthma

We need outstanding people who share our passion for science and have the drive and determination to meet the unmet needs of patients around the world.

Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We bring new kinds of teams together across business areas and geographies, to pursue discoveries beyond envisioning. We commit to those areas where we believe we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.

The will be based in either Wilmington DE or Gaithersburg MD and reports to Global VP Respiratory, Asthma.

What you'll do:

As Global of Head of Marketing, Asthma you will be accountable for:
  • Global marketing strategy, supporting the strategy roll out partnering with medical and commercial strategy teams to make Brand the 1st choice, 1st line biologic in broad population of severe asthma
  • Lead Brand's long range plan, brand strategic plan, Quarterly Business Review performance review and support Global VP to coordinate the external communication with Finance and Investor Relations
  • Lead and Implement commercialization activities for Brand to drive and deliver global outstanding performance across markets
  • Participate on the Global Brand Team to include a thorough and well-coordinated input into Brand strategy and ensure close integration and flawless execution
  • Continue to drive patient centricity and innovation through all aspects of Brand strategy
  • Appropriately manage governance interactions and alignment with the executive board, regional and functional teams
  • Drive a best in class organization culture to become a respected leader in pharmaceutical industry while cultivating an inclusive high-performance environment that values and leverages diversity
  • Manage a team of highly skilled, motivated individuals incl. regular feedbacks, coaching and strong individual development support


Essential Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree is required with science expertise as preferred
  • Proven success in a global leadership role
  • Strong knowledge in Biologics and/or Respiratory therapeutic area
  • Launch experience and success
  • Experience in managing joint venture
  • Proven strong influencing skills and stakeholder management
  • Experienced and comfortable working in a matrix environment
  • Understanding of and adaptable to working variances of different countries and different cultures
  • Successful experience of remote team management
  • Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills, demonstrating flexibility and a proven ability to deal with complexity under time pressure
  • Experience and effectiveness in the presentation of written and verbal business cases to the most senior Management
  • Numerate and having financial literacy
  • Experience to create a positive relationship with third parties as an AZ Ambassador at Board and Executive Committee level
  • Tenacity and resourcefulness
  • Demonstrates structured and measured leadership, interactions and decision making during periods of high intensity in external or internal deliberations
  • A flexible, team orientated attitude, willing to contribute own skills to deliver AZ priority projects


Desirable Requirements
  • Second degree, e.g. MBA. PhD


Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial -finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

So, what's next!

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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