Following the recent acquisition of Kite Pharma by Gilead Sciences we are excited to be able to leverage the established Gilead infrastructure to bring Kite’s innovative oncology therapies to Spain.
Please note : this opportunity will be part of and your employment will be with Gilead Spain.
Kite, a Gilead Company, is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-
term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognise and kill tumours.
Kite Europe, is headquartered in Stockley Park, UK and is currently adding additional talent as it focuses on developing the European Region in support of providing maximum access to patients with unmet needs
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Product Manager to join the Spanish affiliate, based in Madrid.
Key Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)
Responsible for the product marketing for Cell Therapies
Responsible for elaborating the Spain Brand Strategy and Action Plans
Partner with Medical Affairs, Government and Public Affairs to ensure effective development and implementation of strategies
Develop effective working relationships with opinion leaders and other key stakeholders to establish Kite’s first cell based therapy in Spain
Develop and implement the promotional communication strategy and tactics ensuring alignment with the overall brand strategy
Work alongside European marketing colleagues to develop and produce compliant promotional materials
Manage agency relationships to develop promotional deliverables
Ensure all marketing activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements
Manage the marketing budget (OPEX) and project timelines
Drive excellence in commercial efforts, including business planning / forecasting
Utilize high level of business acumen in analyzing and coordinating activities from identified industry trends, competitor’s resources and practices
Ensure performance tracking / monitoring, including any required action planning
Requires a university degree and demonstrated experience within the pharmaceutical / healthcare industry to include familiarity with marketing / sales strategy and tactics, as well as commercial policies and practices within specialty care
Demonstrated track record of successful product launches and / or sustained commercial growth
Candidate must have recent B-cell malignancy, Hemato / oncology experience and understand the funding and clinical challenges in this area
Strategic thinker with ability to formulate, develop and execute development strategy
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among multiple cross functional teams
Ability to analyze complex issues, execute sound judgment and make decisions
Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects / priorities
In-depth ability to work with external agencies, including advertising, public relations and medical education vendors to develop programs and materials is required
Ability to develop, maintain, and utilize a high level of product and therapeutic disease knowledge to promote the appropriate use of Cell Therapies to opinion leaders
Excellent and demonstrable command of written and spoken English and proficiency at communicating verbally and in written form.
To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.kitepharma.com
Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-
term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors.
Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com. Sign up to follow KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com / kitepharma.
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