Business Operation Lead (m/w/d) Rare Diseases
The Company is an emerging European Gene-Therapy Company focused on the discovery, development and commercialisation of innovative therapies for patients with rare severe neurodegenerative diseases. The European-based company has a pipeline of two products, of which the product for the treatment of a severe neurodegenerative disease of the retina is the most advanced.

Rare Diseases, Neurologie, Ophthalmologie
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The Business Operations Lead, Germany will be responsible for developing and executing tactics/projects in line with the international business strategy to ensure the successful introduction and use of the first company product 

mind. 6 Jahre Berufserfahrung in der Pharmaindustrie
Ihre Aufgaben
  • Support the GM of Germany in coordinating efforts with our commercial partners and HQ functions with regards to local activities (e.g. localization of projects and materials, congresses, events, digital, training).
  • Provide strategic input, analysis and project management of key – often cross functional - projects led by the GM Germany including Project Plan and Launch Readiness Plans.
  • Use strategic, problem solving and entrepreneurial spirit to identify needs in the context of launch and business development in the regions.
  • Plan and coordinate strategic aspects of regional team meetings.
  • Lead selected projects from project design through implementation until outcome reporting. 
  • Implement the promotional communication strategy and tactics ensuring alignment with the overall brand strategy. 
  • Work alongside European marketing colleagues to develop and produce compliant product informational materials.
  • Develop multi-channel and digital information projects to reduce time to diagnosis and optimize awareness of the disease.
  • Ensure compliance of vendors, business partners and secure that all projects are in line to relevant regulations and SOPs.
  • Drive excellence in commercial efforts, including business planning/forecasting.
  • Utilize high level of business acumen in analyzing and coordinating activities from identified industry trends, competitor’s resources and practices.
Das sind Sie
  • Requires a university degree. Bachelor in science/medicine/business administration/management or similar degree.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry to include familiarity with marketing/sales strategy and tactics, as well as commercial policies and practices within rare disease areas.
  • Candidate will preferably have recent experience within neurological indications.
  • Thorough understanding of academic clinic setting.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful product launches and sustained commercial growth.
  • Experienced project manager and strong executer with ability to formulate, develop and execute development strategy.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among multiple cross functional teams.
  • Ability to analyze complex issues, execute sound judgment and make decisions.
  • In-depth ability to work with external agencies, including advertising, public relations, marketing agencies to develop/adjust programs and materials is required.
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and utilize a high level of product and therapeutic disease knowledge to inform about the appropriate use of Gene therapy to health care professionals.
  • German native speaker level and fluent in English.
Ihre Benefits
  • Good teamwork, hands-on mentality and a collegial, flexible environment within an internationally active and innovative company.
  • Flexible working hours with flexitime and remote working from everywhere
  • Personal development opportunities within the Start-up Company
  • A wide range of offers and opportunities for professional and personal development are provided
  • Working in a team with very interesting and committed people
  • The opportunity to play an important part in improving the lives of people with severe rare diseases

Volker Geiße

Project Leader