Associate Director, Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) US Marketing

Upper Gwynedd, PA, US
April 13 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: CUS001124

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.

An exciting position on the US KEYTRUDA team to focus on the launch of upcoming indications in Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) . This position will be a hybrid of HCP and Science Lead/Medical Education roles and will help to drive, in collaboration with cross functional teams and the global team, for indications in RCC. Responsiblilties include, but are not limited too, defining the stategy and go to market plan for launch, developing all promotional and medical education materials in partnership with the promotions and meded marketing services teams, gathering insights through market research and analytics plans, working with the sales and other support teams in preparation for launch, and finally congress, Scientific Leader and advisory board plans. 

  • Lead overall US launch preparations for new indications for Keytruda in Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) as a hybrid HCP/SL role.
  • In partnership with promotions team lead development and implementation of all HCP focused promotional materials
  • In partnership with the medical education team lead development and implementation of all Medical Education materials
  • Drive Scientific Leader engagement including advisory boards to gather key insights to incorporate into business plans
  • Lead congress activity and plans
  • Interface with sales training and the sales teams to prepare teams for launch and gather insights


Education Minimum Requirement:  

  • BA/BS

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 5 years of pharmaceutical marketing in US in global/local market. 

Preferred Experience and Skills: 

  • MBA preferred, oncology and/or RCC experience

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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