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Associate Director, Hemophilia Gene Therapy, Global Marketing

Location San Rafael, California Workstyle Hybrid
Who We Are

BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

BioMarin’s Commercial organization supports our global sales and marketing efforts around the world. Our global sales force continues to solidify the company’s commercial presence in the United States and Europe and is rapidly growing in other regions, such as Latin America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.

This key role on the Global Commercial [ROCTAVIAN or valoctacogene roxoparvovex] Team is focused on driving pre and post-launch commercialization efforts for our innovative and life-changing hemophilia A gene therapy, approved in Europe and the US.  The position spans many areas including commercial strategy, market development, commercial planning, market insights and tactical execution.  The ideal candidate will already have hemophilia experience, including a strong understanding of and respect for the empowered patient community, patient advocates and dedicated health care providers.  This individual will identify critical business issues and opportunities for growth, collaborate with commercial and cross-functional teams, and develop and drive strategies to prepare for the successful launch and uptake of valoctacogene roxoparvovex.


Collaboratively engage with global community stakeholders including healthcare professionals, patient advocacy groups and patients to ensure integration of their perspectives into all plans

Develop global commercial strategies and tactics to support valoctacogene roxoparvovex.
Lead market development and pre/post-launch projects including brand development, annual brand planning, conference management and other key projects as assigned

Liaise with regional commercial, medical affairs and other cross functional colleagues to gain alignment on objectives, advance projects from inception to completion, and ensure pull-through.

External agency management of key deliverables and budgets.


We are searching for a passionate individual with a genuine commitment to advancing hemophilia care.  The candidate will have 10+ years of pharmaceutical/biotech marketing experience and ideally 2+ years of hemophilia or competitive, rare disease area product management experience.

We need to see a demonstrated ability to think and communicate strategically, with experience facilitating cross-functional project teams, influencing internal and external stakeholders, and making tough trade-off decisions, all while ensuring strong stakeholder alignment.

Additional qualities and skills include:

Strong analytical, problem solving and contingency planning skills
Proactive and agile. 
Able to work independently and as part of a high-functioning, cross-functional team
Experience managing project budgets and timelines
Proficiency with PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Confident and influential presenter, adept at engaging senior leadership
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, +/- 25% time

Preferred Experience:

Hemophilia pre-launch preparation and successful launch experience.
Experience marketing new technologies/MoAs and/or novel therapies.
History of meaningful collaborations with patient advocacy groups and health care professionals.
International/global marketing experience; keen understanding of global markets.
Experience managing agencies including advertising, digital, and market research.


Bachelor's Degree, preferably in life sciences, business or economics
MBA or other advanced degree preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In the U.S., the salary range for this position is $ 159,600 to $ 239,400 per year, which factors in various geographic regions. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A discretionary bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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