Sanofi Group Head, Marketing - Respiratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sanofi Genzyme is the specialty products organization for Sanofi. Sanofi Genzyme focuses on complex disease areas where there is a significant unmet need with the goal of developing and delivering best-in-category treatments. Dupixent is a significant growth driver for Sanofi Genzyme and Sanofi organizations.
Dupixent is a monoclonal antibody targeting Type 2 inflammatory diseases by blocking IL 4 and IL 13 cytokines. These cytokines play a key role in many atopic and allergic diseases such as Atopic Dermatitis (AD), Asthma, Nasal Polyps, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, and other dermatologic and respiratory diseases. Dupixent was approved in March 2017 for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe AD and received a second approval for adolescents with AD in March 2019. Additionally, Dupixent received approval for moderate to severe Asthma in October 2018 for patients 12 years and above. The Dermatology and Respiratory indications serve as anchors for this product which is referred to as a “pipeline in a product”, due to the many indications that are approved or are being studied.
In less than 2 years since first approval, Dupixent achieved blockbuster status and requires top talent in the company to shepherd the success of this asset. The Head of Respiratory Marketing will play a significant part in developing strategies, messages, and tactics to help realize the goals of this product.
Job Title: Head, Marketing – Respiratory
Location: United States- Cambridge, Massachusetts, must already have US work autho
Position Overview/Key Responsibilities
Position Summary :
The Head of Marketing for Dupixent Respiratory, will lead the development and implementation of the US strategy and tactics for Dupixent in Respiratory. They will lead a cross functional team empowered to develop and execute the Dupixent respiratory strategy. This individual will be expected to collaborate and communicate effectively in a matrix organization with significant interactions with Brand Marketing, Patient and Provider Services, Medical, Thought Leader Liaison Leadership, Business Operations, Corporate and Business Unit Communications, Human Resources, Finance, Market Access and Senior North America Leadership. This role will have a team of 12 and will manage multiple external agencies / consultants. The individual will report to the US General Manager for Dupixent.
The position will be based in Cambridge Massachusetts and will report the US GM, Dermatology and Respiratory.
Role Responsibilities :
Responsible for the successful development and execution of the US Dupixent strategy in Respiratory.
Head of the US Respiratory leadership team. This team is made up of cross functional leadership for Dupixent in Respiratory.
Develop and manage the commercial respiratory forecast for the brand (short, mid, and long term), including required resources/OPEX, and managing the Respiratory P&L.
Lead Respiratory indications (launched and pre-launch), including upcoming potential launches including eosinophilic esophagitis, COPD, ABPA and CRSsNP.
Manage brand performance with emphasis on market analytics and measuring key performance indicators.
Attract, develop, and retain a best in class US Respiratory team.
Engage with the external stakeholders on behalf of the Sanofi, Dupixent, and the alliance.
Ensure brand consistency across indications outside of Respiratory in partnership with Dermatology and Portfolio Marketing teams.
Develop strategic partnerships with medical, market access, business ops, etc. to ensure alignment of strategy across functions.
Contribute to the Key opinion leader strategy.
Build internal and external awareness (Sanofi, Dupixent, and the alliance).
Work collaboratively within the alliance always prioritizing what is best for patients and the brand.
Partner across functions and therapeutic areas to enhance Dupixent’s overall value proposition.
Member of Dupixent US Leadership Team
Member of G10 Global Respiratory Team focused on product development and strategy
Bachelor's degree in life sciences, marketing or business required; advanced degree preferred
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in commercial operations: sales, marketing, sales analytics, product/project management, and/or consulting
Expertise in Respiratory
Strong strategic thinking skills are required. Collaboration, conceptual and innovation skills.
Previous experience in collaborating cross-functional groups, made up of the following: Marketing, Sales, R&D, Medical Affairs, Market Research, Finance, Forecasting, etc.
Launch experience in specialty care
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Ability to lead in an ambiguous environment across different functions
Strategic thinking and prioritizing capacity
Analytic capabilities with the ability to understand, simplify and communicate effectively with others
Performance orientation and ability to work and deliver along agreed timelines
High level of Interpersonal and communication skills
Readiness to travel (up to 35% of time)
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