Senior Product Manager, Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Global Marketing Portfolio Programs at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston, MA

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking a Senior Product Manager, CF Global Marketing reporting to the VP of Global Marketing for CF. This position will develop lead the development of CF Portfolio programs that inform, align and communicate global marketing's strategy, plans and tactics. The individual will also support the VP, Global Marketing CF on a number of ad hoc, portfolio related requests.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead cross functional and cross geography management of annual CF Brand and Tactical planning activities including Situation Analysis; Brand Strategies and creation of tactics
  • Work with the Global Brand Directors, Regional counterparts and Finance to develop core assumptions for the Long Range Plans (LRP) for the brands in the CF Franchise.
  • Lead the creation and governance of the brand architecture for the CF Franchise
  • Develop and execute CF product packaging strategy, operate as commercial lead for packaging task force across commercial and technical operations
  • Manage the Global Commercial Advisory Board ensuring coordinated use of key customers to secure input to global programs
  • Represent Global CF Marketing in the Vertex Patient Engagement Working Team
  • Support the VP of Global CF Marketing with on-going management and development of Global CF Marketing Initiatives
  • Manage global commercial preparation for major conferences e.g. ECFS/ NACF
  • Ensure alignment and coordination of global marketing research
  • Take responsibility for C-Port framework and content to ensure easy country access to Global Marketing materials to support their success
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience in pharmaceuticals or biopharmaceuticals, including some combination of country marketing, sales and new product planning.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • An MBA or advanced science/medical degree
  • In country or regional marketing, as well as global pharmaceutical experience is greatly preferred
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems
  • Results oriented and excellent analytic, communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage initiatives that require collaboration across multiple functional areas
  • Self- motivated and prioritizes
  • A solid compliance mindset and demonstrated integrity on the job
  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a fast-paced environment

Company Information
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. In addition to our clinical development programs focused on cystic fibrosis, Vertex has more than a dozen ongoing research programs aimed at other serious and life-threatening diseases.
Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Mass., Vertex today has research and development sites and commercial offices in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia. For five years in a row, Science magazine has named Vertex one of its Top Employers in the life sciences. For additional information and the latest updates from the company, please visit
Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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