Celgene Senior Product Manager in Stockley Park, United Kingdom


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


You will provide strategic and tactical leadership to the cross-functional Brand Team, with a focus on brand advocacy and launch excellence.

Your accountability will include the development, management and implementation of Strategic and Tactical Brand Plans in order to meet the UK and Ireland commercial targets and will thus support Celgene corporate and franchise goals.

Role and Responsibilities

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-functional brand team with Medical and Market Access colleagues

  • Work with Medical and Market Access partners to develop Strategic and Tactical brand plans

  • Lead the development and implementation of commercial campaigns while ensuring adherence to the ABPI code, Celgene SOPs and work practices

  • Represent the UK and Ireland at global team level, where relevant

  • Owner of the annual brand budgeting and forecasting process for defined plans

  • Ensure the highest standards of quality and compliance are maintained according to the ABPI and IPHA codes, Celgene SOPs and work practices

Brand Team Leadership

  • Establish and co-lead cross functional teams for defined priority brands

  • Develop plans and track progress against plan to ensure delivery of objectives

  • Establish networks with global brand teams

  • Leader of defined brand launch plans

  • Management of assigned brand marketing budget to ensure expenditure is aligned with the brand plan

Therapy Area Leadership

  • Develop and maintain excellent therapy area knowledge and Market Insights (individually and throughout the brand team) to provide a competitive advantage

  • Lead brand advocacy plan development

  • Foster excellent relationships with National and International KOLs to ensure support for key aims

  • Work with the Franchise Leadership Team to ensure a favorable market access environment for our products in the UK and Ireland

Organizational Leadership

  • Advocate for the brand at affiliate and global level to ensure that key initiatives are supported

  • Communicate plans clearly and with passion to ensure understanding and engagement throughout the organisation

  • Generate support for projects both locally and globally through collaboration and consensus

  • Be an active member or the Celgene Oncology and Haematology Leadership Team (COHLT)

Skills and Knowledge required

  • Relevant degree in Business or Science; relevant sales experience.

  • Specialist/complex product launch experience with the ability to project manage and provide leadership to cross-functional teams, preferred.

  • Demonstrable experience of brand advocacy planning and development.

  • Experience of digital channel development, implementation and continuous improvement.

  • Other relevant experience; sales training, marketing, knowledge of NHS or equivalent, sales operations or field based clinical experience.

  • Business Insight – understand the core issues that affect and influence the territory business.

  • Demonstrated history of effective interpersonal skills, ability to provide feedback, strong written and verbal skills, good presentation skills, an effective evaluator of own performance, good analytical ability.

  • Advanced understanding of principles of account management and project management.

  • Thorough understanding of the NHS or equivalent structure and strategies and how this impacts on the business.

  • Ability to Collaborate and work cross-functionally.

  • KOL and Advocacy management: Ability to develop effective relationships with customers at all levels.

  • Demonstration of ability to understand and work within a highly complex scientific marketplace.

  • Ability to think strategically and develop long-term plans.

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to present complex information in an engaging way.



At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE