Senior Manager, Global aHUS Medical Marketing

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
New Haven
Oct 08, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders. Alexion is the global leader in complement inhibition and has developed and commercializes the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), two life-threatening ultra-rare disorders. In addition, Alexion's metabolic franchise includes two highly innovative enzyme replacement therapies for patients with life-threatening and ultra-rare disorders, hypophosphatasia (HPP) and lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D). Alexion is advancing the most robust rare disease pipeline in the biotech industry with highly innovative product candidates in multiple therapeutic areas. More information about Alexion can be found at: .

Position Summary

The Senior Manager, Global aHUS Medical Marketing will be responsible for 1) creating tactics and programs that align with medical marketing strategy for all HCP audiences and 2) ensuring materials created help global markets execute on the global medical marketing strategy. The Senior Manager, Global aHUS Medical Marketing will report to Senior Director, Global aHUS Medical Marketing, who will collaborate across the global organization to develop and implement the aHUS global medical marketing strategy for all targeted customer groups, including Nephrologists (Adult and Pediatric), Hematologists, Transplant Specialists, and new targeted groups such as OB-GYN, Rheumatology and ICU.

Principal Responsibilities

* Lead the organization of the global (digital) educational platforms and drive global best meeting practices

* Support the country development of aHUS Centers of Excellence

* Support the development of advisory boards, round tables, symposia, speaker programs

* Optimize and develop educational materials (eg. slide library, interactive patient cases, promotional slidedecks) in collaboration with internal stakeholders and KOLs

* Lead global speaker development and management process

* Develop and communicate key global publications alerts, FAQs and objection handler

* Liaise with members of the global/regional aHUS marketing / medical marketing team to ensure coordinated execution across all marketing roles and responsibilities

* Develop and maintain core disease and product training materials, including global training modules, provide presentations, FAQs, etc. together with the training team

* Support development, maintenance, training and management of the global KOL database


* Proven ability to understand complex scientific issues and integrate into medical marketing strategies and tactics (must have)

* Strong ability to manage multiple projects across functional areas

* Must have 3-5 or more years pharmaceutical industry experience with 3 or more years of in-line product or medical marketing

* Experience launching or working with a newly launched product and/or global experience is desirable

* Experience in orphan drugs / hematology / oncology / nephrology preferred

* US and international (global) marketing or medical marketing experience required


* Fluent in English (written and spoken language)

* Bachelor's degree required, Master or PhD degree in scientific field is a plus

* Strong knowledge of MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Alexion, please visit or download our App for iPhones and Blackberries.

Alexion is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative action employer

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