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Associate Director, KEYTRUDA Pan Science Lead

Requisition ID: REG004185

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century . Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck's Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a "patient first, profits later" ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.

Position Description:

Merck's Oncology organization is dedicated to delivering breakthrough innovations that extend and improve the lives of cancer patients worldwide. Our team of dauntless, forward-thinking individuals achieves this through an unwavering commitment to supporting accessibility to medicine, providing new therapeutic procedures, and collaborating with governments and payers to ensure that people who need medicines have access to them.

At Merck, our focus is on innovation and launch execution excellence; we translate breakthrough science into innovative medicines that help people with cancer across the globe.

This position will require outstanding leadership in many areas including scientific leader engagement, advisory board planning, exhibit and conventions, relationship building, and execution of work.

Key responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:

  • Scientific Leader Engagement tracking and reporting
  • Scientific Awareness Strategy and Campaign Development
  • Medical Education Strategy
  • Merck Medical Forum Content Development and Speaker training
  • Advisory Board or Expert Input Forums
  • U.S. Exhibits and Conventions
  • Medical Agency Management
  • Scientific Communications
  • Scientific Strategy and Advocacy
  • Provide input into marketing direction and strategic choice

Position Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirement:
  • Required: BA/BS
  • Preferred: MBA/MS

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Minimum of (5) years Pharmaceutical business experience
  • Strong relationship building, problem solving, teamwork, analytical, and written/verbal communication skills
  • Experience influencing without direct authority and working successfully with cross-functional teams

Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Experience bringing materials through legal, regulatory, and clinical review
  • Product/Indication Launch experience
  • Oncology marketing experience
  • Oncology Scientific Leader relationship

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

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Job: Regional Marketing ONC
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Hazardous Materials: Not Specified
Company Trade Name: Merck

Associate Director, KEYTRUDA Pan Science Lead

Upper Gwynedd Township, PA
Full Time

Published on 04/16/2019