Jazz Pharmaceuticals

  • Business Unit Head, Sleep – UK/I

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 8:46 AM)
    ID
    2018-3977
    # of Openings
    1
    Min. Exp. (Yrs)
    7
    Category
    Commercial - EU/RoW
    Advertised Location : Location
    UK-Oxford
    Job Post Information* : External Company Name
    Jazz Pharmaceuticals
    Job Post Information* : External Company URL
    https://www.jazzpharma.com/
    Advertised Location : Address
    Spires House
    Advertised Location : Postal Code
    OX4 2RW
  • Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.


    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.


    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. Our core values—integrity, collaboration, passion, pursuit of excellence and innovation—define our corporate practices and demonstrate our commitment to our mission of improving patients' lives.

    We have a diverse portfolio of products and product candidates with a focus in the areas of sleep medicine and  haematology/oncology. In EU/RoW, Jazz Pharmaceuticals markets products for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, severe Veno-Occlusive Disease and high risk Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

    Reporting directly to the General Manager, the BU Head for Sleep is responsible for the leadership and establishment of the Sleep Business Unit in the UK/Ireland. The successful candidate will be accountable for the flawless execution of the preparation, launch and eventual in market commercialization of Jazz sleep medicine products in the UK/Ire.

    The incumbent has responsibility for ensuring all activities are executed in accordance with regulatory and legal frameworks including but not limited to, ABPI/local legislation and guidelines,  EFPIA, GCP and IFPMA regulations as well as Jazz Pharmaceuticals Policies and Healthcare compliance procedures.

    Essential Functions

    • Collaborate with the European launch team and drive product adoption within EMA-approved indications in line with local country requirements
    • Deploy a multi-pronged approach that engages key centers, thought leaders, patient societies/associations, and other stakeholders and influencers in the UK/Ire
    • Responsible for implementation of the business strategy and aligning local strategy and tactics with the local market conditions, in line with overall Sleep strategy of the EU&RoW
    • In close collaboration with EUROW Sleep function, create, implement and deliver on brand goals including input into longer term brand projects within the country of responsibility
    • Identify, diagnose and address UK/Ire specific performance – course correcting where necessary
    • Contribute to and disseminate understanding of trends and best practice.
    • Monitor ongoing performance and stakeholder feedback in a robust fact-based business review process and identify opportunities for improvement, focusing on the development of efficiencies and operational improvements, such as administration efficiency, cost control, revenue management, legal compliance and human resource management.
    • Manage resources (including budget) across the Business Unit
    • Responsible for P&L of the business unit
    • Effectively lead the business unit team and drive successful financial, operational and employee performance results to achieve stated goals for the assigned franchise

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Proven leadership success including building high performing teams
    • Proven success in healthcare sales and marketing leadership roles across multiple distribution channels
    • Ability to function at both strategic and operational levels with a pragmatic hands on approach
    • Significant knowledge of UK/Ire healthcare environment including pricing / access
    • Significant experience within a related therapeutic area (e.g. CNS or sleep medicine)
    • Proven success launching new products, market shaping and launch readiness activities
    • Ability to critically analyse complex data
    • Excellent  oral and written  communication  skills, including presentations  to large groups
    • Strong inter-personal relationship building skills/collaboration and teamwork
    • Excellent command of local language and English
    • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills to identify, understand and propose plans to address business issues and opportunities
    • Ability to set goals, prioritise activities, and establish/meet challenging timelines

    Required/Preferred Education and Licenses

    • Strong preference for a Science or Business Graduate. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (Life Science preferred)

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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