Apply Now

Regional Marketing Director for Infectious Diseases and Vaccines

Miami, FL, USA | Johnson & Johnson

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
76 people have viewed this job

Job Description

“Johnson & Johnson has been actively engaged in fighting pandemics for over a century. We have done it before, and we will do it again.”


At Janssen, we’re creating a future where disease is a thing of the past. We’re the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, working tirelessly to make that future a reality for patients everywhere by fighting sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. We focus on areas of medicine where we can make the biggest difference: Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology, and Pulmonary Hypertension.

Role Description 

We are looking for a LATAM Marketing Director who will be responsible for designing our LATAM VACCINES and INFECTIOUS DISEASE strategy.

Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Market Access LATAM and leading the cross-functional team (Medical Affairs, Market Access, Regulatory Affairs and other critical stakeholders) this Director leads and executes LATAM brand commercial strategy and tactics (brand budget, monitors the performance, identifies critical opportunities and risks within the brand plans and evaluates investments for Regional Life Cycle opportunities)in accordance with global branding and positioning.

Working in Global/ Regional cross-functional and highly matrixed teams the Director ensures that customer insights, environmental factors and unmet needs are reflected into Global plans and that LATAM launch readiness, product brand execution and resources are optimized.

Position Responsibilities:

Drive the creation of short, medium and long term regional strategy for Vaccines in Latin America by coordinating regional multi-functional teams and aligning with local teams. Represent LATAM interests in Global initiatives, sharing region inputs and advocating for region needs

Promote best practice sharing among other regions and within LATAM

Stimulate clusters' strategy execution

Maintains the LATAM brand vision and establishes commercial strategies in full collaboration with key Global, Regional and Local stakeholders.

Gathers and incorporates commercial insights from LATAM key stakeholders into Global Clinical Development Plan and Target Product Profiles for compounds in full development to ensure optimal positioning, indication sequencing and value creation within the Regional Portfolio.

Supports actively Global Commercial Team and Compound Develop Team with specific data, documentation and deliverables.

As a member of Global teams (e.g. Global Commercial Team (GCT) comprising Strategic Marketing, Market Research, Global Strategic Analytics, and Health Economics & Pricing) is responsible to develop and execute the strategy for brand.

Ensures that Value Excellence is incorporated into all aspects of the Local and Regional commercial strategy and tactics maintaining and updating the Brand Value Plan, by following the Value Excellence framework in accordance to product life cycle stages

Is responsible for Regional launch readiness plans and facilitating best practice sharing during the post launch phase; develops metrics for managing brand performance and identifies critical opportunities and risks within the plan

Participates actively to discussion on Health Economics, providing thoughtful input to ensure optimized market access, pricing, and reimbursement within the evolving healthcare landscapes

Proactively partners with Medical Affairs and R&D to provide input into clinical study development, product development decisions, and labelling that support the commercial launch strategy in LATAM and lifecycle management investments

Leads the LATAM Integrated Brand Value Team, providing commercial strategic leadership and guidance into the brands regulatory strategy, medical affairs strategy, publication strategy, market access/reimbursement strategies, and other market preparation programs from full development through the lifecycle of the compound

Leads a team of LATAM Product Manager(s) to develop and execute the commercial strategy and tactics engaging third party vendors as appropriate, ensuring efficiencies in planning and execution at every level by making investment trade-offs across the marketing mix

Leads Country Value Team Leaders (CVTLs) network ensuring connectivity with LATAM Integrated Brand Value Team and drives strategic alignment across the Region

Catalyzes innovation and is a change agent to challenging and optimizing Go To Market Models at a local level, linked to Regional Brand Optimization

Leverages on his / her network of KOLs and key stakeholders, providing KOLs and key stakeholders' insight in order to incorporate in the brand strategy customer needs and realize the economic value proposition

Is responsible for managing full TA budget across the region

Leads the development of TA forecasts and indication valuation in collaboration with the Global Commercial Strategy Organization (GCSO) and Regional Analytics team. Progresses critical commercial strategy decisions throughout appropriate governance committees

Supports the NBDL identifying Regional Life Cycle Opportunities and creating business cases for new LATAM investments

Selects, develops, and retains talent. Conducting annual performance reviews with direct reports to help support the creation of a diverse, high performing LATAM Commercial Strategy Organization

Is an inspirational leader applying networking and collaboration competencies across the teams, Ensures Credo Values are demonstrated in the day to day interactions of the IBVT


Key Competencies:

Understanding and experience in Account Management: managing relationship with government agencies and/or public health;

Integrated commercial experience: Developing and executing Brand Strategy Brand planning process, Market insights (BI, Analytical), Scenario planning, Managing products at different life cycles (launch, mature)

Project management: experience Leading projects and prioritizing resources and managing different stakeholders, delivering strong results

A minimum of 7+ years of progressive commercial experience is required with a proven track record of working within highly matrixed environments and cross functional teams. Ideally with second line management experience with P&L responsibility.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree in business or life sciences is preferred

Demonstrated ability to work with Key Opinion Leaders and external stakeholders is required

Ability and willingness to assimilate complex science and data quickly will be critical to understand a highly sophisticated and fast-moving market.

This position requires up to 1/3 travel

Dersireble Experiences:

Previous experience in Vaccines and Infectious Disease is highly preferable.

Pharmaceutical industry background is preferred, but not required.

This position will be posted until September 22nd.


Other companies hiring with Ivy Exec

 Company Logos