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Director, Global Marketing, Asset Commercial Lead - Oncology

Company: Moderna Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

The OpportunityModerna is creating a new class of transformative medicines based on messenger RNA ("mRNA") to improve the lives of patients. From the beginning, Moderna has designed its strategy and operations to realize the full potential value and impact of mRNA over a long-time horizon across a broad array of human diseases. The company built and continues to invest in a platform to advance the technological frontier of mRNA medicines. Moderna's therapeutic and vaccine development programs span infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and autoimmune diseases.Moderna's Personalized mRNA Cancer Vaccine, mRNA-4157/V940, in combination with pembrolizumab, in a Phase IIb head-to-head study with pembrolizumab monotherapy is fully enrolled in high-risk of recurrence melanoma patients. The Ph IIb trial met its primary efficacy endpoint and Moderna/Merck issued a joint press release in December 2022. -The RoleReporting to the Global Commercial Lead the Director, Global Marketing, Asset Commercial Lead (ACL) Oncology, will be a key member of the team. This role will have responsibility to execute the long-term and integrated commercial strategy for the Personalized mRNA Cancer Vaccine (PCV) in Oncology. This individual will partner with cross-functional leaders in R&D, Medical Affairs, Value and Access, and Commercial Operations within Moderna as well as with respective counterparts at Merck for PCV related activities.This position is accountable for operationalizing asset strategy for PCV/Oncology in alignment with the overall portfolio strategy. The ACL will represent commercial trade-offs to inform key decisions and will involve conducting commercial analyses, gathering insights from different functions, developing initiatives, addressing long-term commercial issues, and scenario planning. Finally, this function is responsible for rolling out global marketing, commercial initiatives and preparing for launch and commercialization of Personalized mRNA Cancer Vaccine in collaboration with Merck in the US. The ACL will work closely with the regions and countries as the program nears commercialization.Here's What You'll Do

  • Accountable for ensuring compelling global commercial strategy drive PCV/Oncology planning, strongly balance near-term and long-term priorities with a commitment to a course of action to accomplish established goals. -
  • Represent Moderna interests at JCC on the current Merck partnerships on PCV (e.g. global profit sharing with Merck for PCV).
  • Develop impactful launch strategies and associated plan for PCV (incl. resources/ programs) and a comprehensive external engagement plan (incl. KOLs, policy, patient advocacy)
  • Work in a team-based environment and collaborate cross-functionally to ensure strategic solutions carry a cross-functional perspective.
  • Provide strategic thinking to allow for identification of market opportunities in review of lifecycle plans for PCV portfolio of indications
  • Ensure a strong commercial voice shapes future scenario planning and key investment decisions.
  • Contribute towards strategy and planning for broader Oncology portfolio.
  • Ensure country launch readiness and excellence for both assets, with capability builds as required.
  • Represent all commercial related matters to senior executives and governance committees.
  • Set a tone by ensuring clarity on the bold ambition and vision behind PCV.
  • With Moderna's Mindsets top-of-mind promote a culture to bring forward creative plans and digital avenues that maximize the potential of both assets.Here's What You'll Need (Minimum Qualifications)
    • Bachelor's Degree required with a minimum 10 years of marketing experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
    • Prior experience in the pharma/biotech industryHere's What You'll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)
      • Global Marketing experience highly preferred
      • High learning agility, systems thinking capability and complex problem-solving skills
      • Strong strategic thinking, judgment and influencing skills, to engage cross-functional team members & senior leaders to ensure strong commercial focus and execution
      • Strong leadership attributes to set direction, generate commitment, balance short- and long-term needs, constructively resolve issues
      • Effective communication and hands-on approach of getting things done within an organization that is dynamic, fast-moving, and continuously growing
      • Proven experience and knowledge of a broad base of external customers including patients, prescribers, payors, and providers
      • Evidence of developing compelling global strategies & business cases with proven ability to manage complex and dynamic projects
      • Working with Research & Development with sufficient understanding of technical risks and the commercial implications.
      • Excellent project & budget management skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects & priorities to deliver business objectives.
      • Experience in making significant contribution in business development.
      • Desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
        • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
        • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
        • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
        • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
        • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes -
        • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
        • Adoption and family-planning benefits
        • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
        • Generous paid time off, including:--- - - -Vacation, sick time and holidays--- - - -Volunteer time to participate within your community--- - - -Discretionary year-end shutdown--- - - -Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
        • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
        • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
        • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
        • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
        • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
        • Location-specific perks and extras!Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.About ModernaIn over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit .Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. #LI-SL1-

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