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Burosumab (Rare Disease) Marketing Director – International Metabolic Bone Franchise

Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Location:
Reference: EVNLOU1
Closing Date: 16 Dec 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Our burosumab franchise unit is in an exciting pre-launch phase offering a unique opportunity for an extremely talented individual to use their specialist marketing skills to progress this much needed product to patients. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned International Marketing Director with proven ability to drive successful global rare disease launches and lead on what will be our flagship orphan asset.

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Burosumab (Rare Disease) Marketing Director – International Metabolic Bone Franchise

Location: Chertsey, Surrey or Galashiels, Edinburgh

Kyowa Kirin International (KKI), in partnership with Ultragenyx, is launching burosumab, a flagship orphan asset with demonstrated clinical activity to treat X-Linked Hypophosphatemia. This is the first product from our robust pipeline of rare disease candidates.   

Our burosumab franchise unit is in an exciting pre-launch phase offering a unique opportunity for an extremely talented individual to use their specialist marketing skills to progress this much needed product to patients. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned International Marketing Director with proven ability to drive successful global rare disease launches and lead on what will be our flagship orphan asset.

In this role you will ensure launch excellence and on-going lifecycle success across EMEA.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Leading a team of marketers in a matrix organisation to develop aligned global brand strategies and launch plans.
  • Coordinating with local affiliates Business Heads in local launch planning and execution, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Driving & leading launch excellence initiatives to create strong international teams who share, learn and deploy best practice throughout the organisation
  • Tailoring activities specifically to the Rare Disease environment with emphasis on targeted approaches for key treatment centres and building long term relationships with those centres and patient groups.

 About you: 

  • Be an exceptional Sales and Marketing professional with proven leadership and influencing strengths at global level
  • Have successfully launched across a range of speciality products, including Rare Diseases
  • Possess insight into the key drivers of launch excellence;
  • Experienced in a range of pharma businesses, perhaps in both large and mid/small pharma
  • Have the desire to both lead and strategise while at the same time be fully comfortable rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in the execution
  • Be deeply knowledgeable in the EU Pharma markets
  • Align with our company’s DNA: of getting results: having a sense of urgency; and executing flawlessly  

This role can be located within the Kyowa Kirin International headquarters in commuting distance from Edinburgh (Galashiels, Scotland), or from a London based office in Chertsey. Commensurate to the role, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package and have the opportunity to travel globally.

Closing date for applications: 3 November 2017

Kyowa Hakko Kirin is an equal opportunities employer

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Galabank Business Park, Galashiels , Selkirkshire
TD1 1QH
Scotland
Tel:  +44 1896 664000
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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