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Launch Leader

North Wales, PA | Job #318970
Job Title: Launch Leader
Location: North Wales, Pennsylvania
Type: Freelance / Contract
We are looking for an experienced Launch Leader, a marketing professional, for a 12-Month consulting opportunity with a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical client of ours. This position is currently located in Upper Gwynedd, PA  and this Launch Leader role will be critical to the successful planning and execution of global launches across the Oncology business line. The Launch Leader & Business Consultant collaborates with stakeholders across all divisions (Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing and Corporate) to organize and integrate key activities throughout the launch planning process. This role will develop prioritized, aligned and fully integrated Global and US market launch plans for a confidential brand, a biosimilar product. Routine, active engagement with marketing leadership is required to communicate opportunities for increased efficiency and/or effectiveness, leverage drivers of launch success and assess organizational launch readiness.  

Launch Leader Job Description:
  • Partnering with business stakeholders to align and integrate work across functions, and accelerate work on the critical path.
  • Assesses organization launch readiness by monitoring the status of the integrated Global and US launch plans via iLaunch.
  • Plans and executes Launch Excellence & iLaunch workshops with regions and markets. 
  • Plans and facilitates Launch Readiness Reviews, scenario planning, risk mitigation activities and post-launch lessons learned.
  • Provides relevant insights and shares best practices from across and outside the organization. 
  • Identifies opportunities to integrate marketing excellence principles and utilization of company's customer and brand marketing tools into launch planning
Launch Leader Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years of Marketing or Business Consulting experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of Pharmaceutical and/or Biologics experience
  • Oncology therapeutic and business model knowledge
  • Demonstrated New Product Launch experience
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office Tools (Excel, PPT, Word)
  • Proficiency in MSTeams
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sales & marketing processes
  • Demonstrated meeting and training facilitation skills
  • Functional understanding of R&D and Manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in ability to influence, gain commitment, drive decision-making and achieve positive results at all levels of the organization and focus on HCP and HCC.
  • Extensive knowledge in majority of the following: Business Process Mapping & Design; Continuous Process Improvement; Strategy Development; Ability to manage large, complex projects; Problem-Solving; Negotiation
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and to adapt to the changing needs of the company's customers and the business

Job ID: 318609SS
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