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Marketing Sr. Manager

Semma Therapeutics

Semma Therapeutics

Marketing & Communications
Paddington, London W2, UK
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Job Description

General Summary:

The Marketing Senior Manager will support the delivery of the Commercial Hemoglobinopathies marketing strategy by overseeing development of HCP and/or patient and caregiver tactics, measuring those tactics for success and ensuring they are delivered to customers effectively. This role will also participate in the development of the annual brand plan to achieve business objectives.

This is an extremely exciting role working on the 1st Hemoglobinopathy Gene Editing Medicine Vertex will launch across the International region.

The UK Senior Marketing Manager, Commercial Hemoglobinopathies will work cross functionally with the International and UK cross-functional colleagues to develop and execute a commercial strategy built on deep stakeholder insights.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Experienced in pharmaceutical marketing, with proven track record
  • Ability to understand the target market at a high level.
  • Understanding of regulatory rules and regulations
  • Ability to understand all elements of brand strategy and role in executing that strategy
  • Experience with brand planning
  • Exhibits ownership and broad accountability for projects and internal assignments; understand when it is appropriate to flag issues to senior management.
  • Ability to understand insights and the implications, and apply those insights to tactics, business problems, and opportunities.
  • Proven experience in co-developing solutions with external stakeholders;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relevant marketing experience or related experience required with a proven track record of developing and delivering successful brand launch strategies and tactics in UK, Europe or Global marketing.
  • Haematology, Hemoglobinopathies (sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia), cell and/or genetic therapy experience
  • Skilled in leading and influencing cross-functional teams, including interfacing with key internal and external scientific and commercial stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, whilst effectively managing multiple initiatives that requiring team collaboration.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to develop creative, innovative solutions to complex business challenges.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Hands on approach, with a can-do attitude.
  • Strong written communication skills, presentation delivery, and interpersonal skills to be effective in a team environment.
  • A high level of ethics and integrity with a compliance mindset.
  • Numerate with strong analytical and problem-solving ability, with a close attention to detail.
  • Excellent project management skills, with a strong ability to prioritize
  • Committed to learning and development

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business, or science required

Other Requirements:

  • Full UK Driving license


Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

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