Director, Global Strategic Marketing


Gaithersburg, MD, US, 20879

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The Director, Global Strategic Marketing is responsible for global strategic marketing and commercialization planning for select late stage development and prelaunch product candidates in Emergent’s advancing Acute Care/hospital portfolio. The incumbent will be a key member of the product strategy team, collaborating with cross functional colleagues in optimizing product strategy, and will lead commercial and medical colleagues in preparing pre/launch strategies, plans, and implementation.  The incumbent will deliver accountabilities in accordance with the Emergent core values and leadership competencies. 


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Strategic Analysis and Planning

  • Generate and leverage business intelligence on market, competitive, scientific trends, and events to identify key insights and anticipate future opportunities and barriers.
  • Ensure external intelligence is synthesized & integrated in brand, customer, and go to market strategies & tactics.
  • Facilitate development of innovation in strategies and tactics to achieve goals and leadership.
  • Accountable for the successful development of commercial strategies and plans. 

Brand Strategy Development and Management

  • Coordinate and lead the cross-functional planning process to deliver a Ph3/prelaunch strategic and tactical plan.
  • Ensure development of integrated brand strategy and multi-channel program plan, go to market model, and targets (KPIs) to drive the launch and growth of the brand. 
  • Work with extended team to deliver a sustainable pricing and access strategy.
  • Ensure successful execution of pre-launch and launch marketing activities by multiple internal functional groups across external stakeholders.  
  • Develop marketing collateral materials and programs, and drive through relevant legal and regulatory approval processes.
  • Support budget development and management.

Communication & Collaboration

  • Articulate strategy/ plans, requirement, and business concerns to senior executives and governance committees.
  • Build and foster effective business relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with research and development, commercial operations, legal, regulatory, corporate affairs, and medical affairs team members for management and promotion of product.
  • Support marketing efforts by providing guidance relative to promotional review scheduling, print production options and budget management, and field distribution.
  • Articulate strategy/ plans, requirement, and business concerns to senior executives and governance committees.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. 


•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, healthcare marketing, health sciences or a related field is required; advanced business degree (MBA) is considered an asset.
•    8+ years of experience in Biopharmaceutical marketing, commercial strategy and/or launch planning experience for hospital products is required. 
•    Experience in global commercialization and infectious disease a plus.
•    Familiar with drug development process.
•    Track record of innovative strategy development and implementation.
•    Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. 
•    Proven ability to collaborate and influence across functional and organizational boundaries, strong team player.
•    Business and scientific acumen.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills, including for executive audiences.
•    Effective in matrixed, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environments.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC