Kite, a Gilead Company, is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care.
The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors.
Gilead Sciences Netherlands is based in Amsterdam and has significantly grown in the past few years. This role provides an exciting opportunity to participate in the future growth in Cell Therapy / Kite and Invasive Fungal Infections (IFI) / Gilead.
We are offering an exciting and challenging opportunity for a talented and experienced Sr. Product Manager. The person will be responsible for all marketing activities for a newly launched product Yescarta, part of our Kite Portfolio that is truly changing the lives of many patients and their families with blood cancer.
As well as being the marketing lead in NL for another important contributor (AmBisome) in the Gilead portfolio in the area of Invasive Fungal Infections.
The position will be reporting into the Business Unit Director and is based in the local office in Amsterdam.
Essential Duties and Job Functions
Responsible for the product marketing for Cell Therapies & AmBisome
Responsible for elaborating the Brand Strategy and Action Plans
Partner with Medical Affairs, Government and Public Affairs to ensure effective development and implementation of strategies
Develop effective working relationships with opinion leaders and other key stakeholders to maintain Kite’s leadership position in the Dutch market
Develop and implement the promotional communication strategy and tactics ensuring alignment with the overall global brand strategy
Work alongside European marketing colleagues to develop and produce compliant promotional materials
Ensure all marketing activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements
Manage the marketing budget (OPEX) and project timelines
Drive excellence in commercial efforts, including business planning / forecasting
Utilize high level of business acumen in analyzing and coordinating activities from identified industry trends, competitor’s resources and practices
Ensure performance tracking / monitoring, including any required action planning
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
Health Science background and ability to translate science into clinical practice
Collaborates and works well across teams
Requires a university degree and demonstrated experience within the pharmaceutical / healthcare industry to include familiarity with marketing / sales strategy and tactics
Demonstrated track record of successful product launches and / or sustained commercial growth
Candidate will preferably have recent hematology / oncology experience (Cell Therapy experience a plus)
Strategic thinker with ability to formulate, develop and execute development strategy
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among cross functional teams
Ability to analyze complex issues, execute sound judgment and make decisions
Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects / priorities
In-depth ability to work with external agencies, including advertising, public relations and medical education vendors to develop programs and materials is required
Ability to develop, maintain, and utilize a high level of product and therapeutic disease knowledge to promote the appropriate use of Cell Therapies to opinion leaders.
Excellent and demonstrable command of written and spoken English and proficiency at communicating verbally and in written form
Resilient profile with the ability to deliver in an ambiguous environment
Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve the objective
Curious with learning agility
Organized with systematic approach to prioritization
Our values are at the forefront of all that we do
Integrity (Doing what s right)
Teamwork (Working together)
Excellence (Being your best)
Accountability (Taking personal responsibility)
Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)