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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 18,2021
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    Associate Director, Alliance Management

    Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

    Your new role at Genmab

    Genmab is seeking a highly motivated Associate Director of Alliance Management who will be responsible for managing and optimizing the value of our global pharmaceutical and biotech alliances. The individual is responsible for ensuring proactive management, communication and smooth operations of our partner interactions. This role will report directly to Director, Global Alliance Management.

    • Oversees the governance of partnership agreements (including supporting joint committees and launch of new partnerships, setting agenda’s and ensure teams are prepared with their deliverables). Focus on smaller partnerships such as early discovery and research and development or territory specific activities.

    • Support the oversight of large global partnerships. Manage project level activities in preparation for governance meetings.

    • Develops joint alliance vision, goals, and guiding principles (e.g., communication, decision-making, issue resolution).

    • Manages long term relationships between Genmab and our global partners by establishing a high level of trust and collaboration. Utilizes tools (i.e. Health Check, onboarding training) to monitor and optimize the collaboration.

    • Partners closely with internal stakeholders and research and compound development teams to ensure appropriate alliance management support for partnered programs as assigned.

    • Hands-on alliance project management on local interactions when applicable.

    • Monitors all alliance related activities as assigned and leads joint teams in resolving issues regarding governance, effective communication and role clarification, including impasse resolution between partners when necessary.

    • Drives communication and facilitates decision making for assigned collaborations by capturing local specific needs to be reflected to the best interests for both global & local.

    • Ensures joint strategy and decisions are implemented in alignment with alliance operating principles and product strategy & key strategic initiatives/tactical plans per local brand plan to obtain alignment from partners.

    • Supports tracking, communication and management of key milestones, financial transactions and progress reports to assure compliance with stated plans.

    • Communicates financial deviations and manages change control and decision making associated with any deviations on strategic or operational plans

    • Become our internal expert on partner companies by building expertise about partner companies, including company organization/leadership, strategies, financials, priorities, etc.

    • Participate in implementing strategic initiatives to enhance our alliance management capability to grow our reputation as a premier alliance partner.

    • Ensure that alliances are managed consistently, leveraging best practices and standard tools

    • Determine key success factors and metrics for measuring alliance health and success

    What we ask

    • Minimum of 8 years of relevant drug development and/or commercialization experience in the pharmaceutical, life sciences or related industry.

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required, advanced degree (MBA/PhD) preferred

    • Professional certification in alliance management, project management, corporate training, or another relevant discipline preferred

    • Prior participation on joint teams as part of an alliance Experience working in program or alliance management role within a global organization is required

    • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to lead, interact with, focus, negotiate, and resolve conflict.

    • Ability to create scenarios that address both Genmab and our partners fundamental business objectives as well as key underlying interests

    • Demonstrated attention to detail and excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple alliances/projects/priorities

    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Travel requirement

    • This position requires up to 25% travel, meeting with our global partners and Genmab colleagues at the different locations

    Genmab employees work with determination and with respect for each other, consistent with our core values, to achieve our common goals. We give individuals and teams the autonomy to drive development of innovative products and solutions, knowing that integrity is a core value throughout our company. Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural culture, all aiming to make a difference for cancer patients.

    Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. We believe that fostering workplace diversity across social, educational, cultural, national, age and gender lines is a prerequisite for the continued success of the company. We are committed to diversity at all levels of the company and strive to recruit employees with the right skills and competences, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, etc.

    Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is to offer a temporary agreement for one year, followed by a contract for indefinite time regardless of seniority.

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