Global Marketing Director (Psoriasis Franchise)

Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: SC00 - HEADQUARTERS - BARCELON, ES, ES - Spain

Company: Almirall


Who are we?
Almirall is a global pharmaceutical company with approximately 1,800 employees with a direct presence in more than 20 countries. Almirall has consolidated international coverage on a global scale thanks to owned subsidiaries and sales agreements with the most prestigious partners in key markets such as the USA, Japan and China.
We have helped to positively change hundreds of thousands of lives through our innovative products and solutions since 1943. We have 15% staff dedicated to R&D in cutting edge scientific research to find solutions for unmet patient needs. We care about skin health. Our medicines help to make a significant difference in patients’ lives by treating a wide range of skin diseases.

Our Culture
At Almirall, our Noble Purpose is at the core of our work: “Transform the patients' world by helping them realize their hopes and dreams for a healthy life”. We invest in differentiated and ground-breaking medical dermatology products to bring our innovative solutions to patients in need. We listen to the patient and physician responding to their needs and helping them get the treatments they need. We are driven by science, diligent by nature. 
We have a successful history in Dermatology space which places us well to create a strong footprint into specialty immuno-dermatology. Join us and make a difference
About the Opportunity
We have a great opportunity to join our Global Marketing dynamic team, based in our HQ in Barcelona. Reporting into our Chief Marketing Officer, this role is responsible for brand strategy formulation for the Psoriasis portfolio and the creation and delivery of the global brand plans and the development of direct reports. In addition, this leadership role will contribute to the overall company direction and lead or participate in key global projects.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Main Tasks and Responsibilities
•    Define, implement, and lead the psoriasis portfolio strategy in close collaboration  with key country-level colleagues and global functions.
•    Lead the psoriasis brand teams (biologics, systemics and topicals).  Support the development of culture and behaviors, mindset and capabilities needed to reinforce the role of Almirall as a leader in the dermatology landscape.Collaborate closely with the Medical Affairs Team to ensure continuous generation of new data and evidence from Phase III and Phase IV studiesCollaborate crossfuntionally with key teams in the organization to define the Life Cycle Management plan for the psoriasis franchise
•    Constantly look for ways to innovate in our communication approach, to deliver best-in-class messages to a broad range of customers (including use of all available channels)
•    Work together with the Global Market Insights department to make strategic decisions based on data, analysis and insights. Promote a data-driven mindset in the team.
•    Contribute to the assessment of the evolved portfolio – working with the Innovation & New Product Planning department
•    Liaise with our global and local Business Development teams participating in projects for inorganic growth opportunities
•    Develop a network of external relationships relevant to the franchise.
•    Be an active participant in the CMO Leadership Team


•    University degree, preferable within business (MBA) or life sciences. 


•    Demonstrated expertise in Medical Dermatology Marketing; launch experience preferred
•     10+ years of experience in marketing/commercial positions in international environments ).
•    Experience leading diseases area(s) in Europe (ideally, at a global level). 
•    Experience developing a global disease area strategy.
•    Experience in successfully managing a diverse and talented team. 
•    Experience generating and managing relationships with KOLs and patient advocacy groups.
•    Demonstrated success in independently developing, executing, and measuring international marketing programs
•    Experience in budget preparation and management.
•    Experience working with internal/external vendors.


Specific Knowledge

•    Consolidated knowledge in the European Pharma market. Exceptional communication skills
•    Strong analytical and strategic skills, able to connect business needs with Marketing strategy in a seamless way.
•    Experience leading cross-functional multi-country teams 
•    An optimistic team player with the ability to work within a matrix team.
•    Capacity to network effectively and build strong relationships across different countries, cultures and functions.
•    Well-developed influencing and negotiating skills.
•    Skilled at making decisions that encourage a positive and results-oriented team.
•    Capable of making decisions in complex environments.
•    English at an excellent level is essential (proficiency)


•    Caring: We always put our patient at the center. We listen and empathize. We help each other to succeed.
•    Dedicated: We are committed and passionate. We are bold and accountable. We never give up.
•    Dynamic: We are agile and keep things simple. We empower entrepreneurial mindsets. We challenge the status quo.
•    Expert: We dare to try and learn. We are rigorous in everything we do. We strive to always be one step ahead.