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Associate Director, Global Marketing, CAR-T Commercial Operations

Req #: 1800304
Location: Summit, Summit US
Job Category: Sales and Marketing
Work Location: 86 Morris Avenue CELSUM 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit East


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

The Associate Director, Global Marketing, CAR T operations will have a primary focus on the development and implementation of the global CAR T commercial operating model.  This role will be responsible for CAR T commercial operations activities and will require close collaboration with the CAR T commercial team, global CAR T affiliate operational leads and CAR T GPT core members (regulatory, clinical, drug safety, manufacturing and supply chain).   This role will be responsible for the integrated aspects of the CAR T operational model including global CAR T site certification.  This role will be Summit based.  The role of Associate Director, Global Marketing, CAR T operations will report directly into the Global Commercial CART Lead.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Delivery of a flawless, best in class globally integrated CAR T operating model
  • Design, development and implementation of the global site certification plan in partnership with regulatory, drug safety, clinical and global operations
  • Global cross functional partnership to ensure the launch readiness of key deliverables that reflect optimal programs and services within the model
  • Collaborate with global affiliate operational leads to ensure the operational model customization required to meet local regulatory, compliance and legal specifications in all launch countries
  • Collaborate with CAR T customers to identify the optimal programs and services required to provide a best in class experience
  • Oversee all the factors that will contribute to the operating model success, communicating status while identifying and managing risks and issues
  • Prepare and assist global lead with commercial portion of program updates for governance committees
  • Manage consultants/agencies for key projects
  • Communicate the Global Market insights needs and ensure the initiation of market research projects with Global Market Insights

    Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • At least 4-6 years’ industry experience with 3+ years of oncology marketing/commercialization experience; Experience in hematology (preferred)/oncology marketing across launch and post launch products; hematology sales experience a benefit``.
  • Comfortable with uncertainty and developing innovative new pathways with high expectations
  • Detail driven with excellence in managing multiple tasks concurrently under aggressive timelines
  • Comfortable working within a large matrix organization and has a strong ability to navigate complex business structures 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, synthesizing diverse perspectives into cohesive, aligned recommendation/deliverables, managing dissension along the way and championing team recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and align and engage stakeholders to drive performance
  • Experience in delivering complex messages to various internal and external customers with a track record of effective and influential presentations
  • Strong project/process management skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate Celgene Corporate Values through passion for the patient, courage to face our challenges and the unknown, trust in our words and our actions and excellence in delivering exceptional results

Critical Competences for Success

Strategic capabilities - Able to devise a long-term vision, based on a thorough understanding of industry trends and opportunities. Manages an effective planning process. Demonstrates creativity and effectiveness in addressing major strategic challenges.

Flexible & Entrepreneurial skills - To develop an organization under expected heavy growth and extended product portfolio the ideal candidate must be able to navigate in a complex internal structure/environment and commit to the targets and deliver despite unforeseen events by;

  • Being able to think globally and act locally with sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Recognizing market opportunities for both new and current products, act accordingly and take risk when opportunities arise.
  • Being a change agent in a rapidly transforming organization.
  • Being open-minded to new ways and new ideas.

Collaboration skills - A top class team player. Works effectively in a team-based organization, collaborates cross-functionally and builds alignment around goals and objectives. Shares, circulates information. Readily builds consensus and achieves agreement on key initiatives and priorities. Will be able to point to previous success maximizing the communication requirements and productivity of a fast-growing leader company.

Analytical and problems solving skills - Able to rapidly identify issues, develop and effectively implement solutions. Demonstrates personal flexibility and adaptability to operate effectively in changing environments and fluid markets.

Leadership skills - Proven ability to build, lead and motivate high performance management teams. Achieves organizational focus on key priorities, provides clear direction, delegates, actively communicates and coaches. Able to seek broad input from the FLT and the Global Marketing leadership teams regarding key decisions. Values diverse and opposing views. A committed mentor, people developer and team builder. Strong organizational and administrative skills. Possesses a sense of urgency.

Results orientation - A result oriented individual, with a participative, high energy style, strong personal work ethic, intense focus on results and a bias toward action. Establishes clear expectations, objectives and priorities. Sets aggressive but achievable goals and consistently delivers. Diligently monitors progress and proactively addresses variances. Highly decisive and action-oriented.

Other Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity - Possesses unquestioned integrity and strong business ethics. Demonstrates a firm commitment to the company’s beliefs, values and organizational goals. Committed to making a positive contribution to the organization. Has the reputation and record of achievement to establish trust and credibility with peers, subordinates, collaboration partners, and external constituents.
  • Communication skills - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Effectively leads meetings. Strong presentation skills in both small and large group setting. Excellent listener; seeks broad input and feedback; frequent and effective follow-up.
  • Highly intelligent - A focused thinker with superior analytical skills. A quick study in new situations. Strong planning and implementation skills.


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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