Associate Director / Director of Commercial Strategy

Position:

Associate Director / Director of Commercial Strategy

Reports To: Senior Director of Commercial Strategy
Department: Commercial Strategy

General Position Summary

The Associate Director/Director of Commercial Strategy will join as a foundational member of the commercial organization and play a significant role in providing strategic direction and executing on early commercialization initiatives for InRhythm (inhaled flecainide) and follow-on products. They will work closely with key functional groups including Clinical Development, CMC, Corporate Development, Finance and Project Management. In addition to analytical expertise and tactical experience, excellent interpersonal communication skills are required to influence cross-functional team members and champion ideas internally.

Primary Responsibility

  • Support commercial launch planning, including market shaping, for InCarda’s P3 program in cardiac arrhythmia in the US:
    • Contribute to the development of quantitative and/or qualitative analysis (e.g., claims data analysis, market research data) to drive meaningful insights to inform launch strategy
    • Support the development of payer pricing, access, and reimbursement strategy for launch preparedness
    • Partner with Medical Affairs on executing Clinical/Scientific initiatives: Publication Planning, Health Economics, KOL development, Registry, Guidelines, Phase IV programming, etc
    • Collaborate with Atrial Fibrillation Patient Advocacy groups to prepare patient pull-through efforts
  • Support the value of pipeline programs by executing on commercial assessments, TPP requirements, value propositions and key decision criteria for commercial success
  • Maintain long-range product forecasts and coordinate revenue forecasts with finance function
  • Support financing efforts with synthesis of commercial insights for InCarda programs

 

Qualifications and Core Competencies:

  • One or more advanced degree(s) such as PhD, MS, and/or MBA with 5 or more years of experience in commercial strategy, new product planning, and/or product management in the pharmaceutical and/or biopharmaceutical industry. Experience in management consulting a plus but not required.
  • A solid understanding of the development and commercialization process of new pharmaceutical and biotechnology therapeutic agents is essential. Familiarity with industry standard market research and forecasting methodologies is important, as is a global understanding of the clinical marketplace, drug pricing, marketing, and distribution process is also needed.  A strong capability of understanding, digesting and readily presenting the nature of new science, technologies, and product candidates is essential.
  • The individual will combine scientific understanding and business acumen. Additionally, the preferred candidate will understand how to quickly establish rapport and credibility with the team, board of directors and external partners.
  • The ideal candidate will be positive, flexible and effective in personal interactions at all levels of the organization. A record of success in closely cooperating with scientists and product development groups as well as demonstrated comfort and success in working in a rapidly changing organization are a plus.

 

Education and Experience:

One or more advanced degree(s) such as PhD, MS, and/or MBA with 5 or more years of experience in commercial strategy, new product planning, and/or product management in the pharmaceutical and/or biopharmaceutical industry. Experience in management consulting a plus but not required.

 

Location:

Preference for local, but open to remote.

 

Travel Requirements:

20% travel.