Marketing Operations Director

Gaithersburg, MD
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
**Except where prohibited by applicable state law, this position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation or qualify for an exemption.** If you find science, speed, and success exhilarating, you have come to the right place. Novavax, Inc (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a biotechnology company that creates transformational vaccines that address some of the world's most pressing infectious diseases. We have more than a decade of experience contending with some of the world's most devastating diseases, including COVID-19, seasonal influenza, RSV, Ebola, MERS, and SARS. Hard-won lessons and significant advances illustrate that our proven technology has tremendous potential to make a substantial contribution to public health worldwide. Our scientists are committed to developing vaccine candidates for some of the world's toughest viral threats by utilizing the power of our innovative recombinant nanoparticle vaccine platform. Our vaccine technology combines the power and speed of genetic engineering with the immunogenicity enhancing properties of our Matrix-MA$ cents A cents € zA' cents adjuvant to efficiently produce highly immunogenic particles targeting some of the most pressing viral infectious diseases. Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic. Novavax is seeking a Marketing Operations Director to join our growing marketing organization. As Marketing Operations Director , you will serve as the primary point of contact for Marketing Operations. You will be responsible for identifying and implementing capability processes and enhancements across the marketing organization that drive coordination and collaboration among all key stakeholders. In addition, you will lead the Brand Operating Planning process. Job responsibilities: This role will provide you the opportunity to lead key activities to progress your career, with key responsibilities including: Lead for Brand Operating Plan (strategy and tactical plan) including facilitating a matrix of individuals across marketing brand teams, MCM, Market Access, Medical, Regulatory, Policy & Government Affairs, and PR culminating in creation of the Ops Plan that is presented to Leadership Team to secure funding for the brand. Drive development, coordination, and editing of key marketing presentations for marketing team meetings and cross-functional presentations. Operational support across the marketing functions and coordination between corporate marketing and the markets (4 ex-US hubs) for consistency, connection, and awareness to ensure brand impact and success Point person for marketing A&P budget tracking Ensure process development/improvements to gain Marketing Alignment and ensure smooth interface with Sales Operations team and executional excellence Lead forward looking review of POA recommendations to Sales/Marketing leadership Lead coordination of agency mid-year and annual reviews, partnering with procurement and marketing team members to ensure fees are in line with benchmarks Create stronger Marketing community by improving consistency of communications to team, engagement, and consistent onboarding into Marketing Team Provide ad hoc operational support for planning and development of Marketing offsite meetings, including coordination of identified training resources and general oversight on coordination of offsite/training meetings This person will report to the Vice President, Global Marketing, based in the US HQ in Gaithersburg, MD. Minimal requirements: Bachelors Degree in business or related discipline, MBA preferred 12+ years combination of Marketing, and Pharma Sales or Operations experience Vaccines experience preferred but not required Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong business & scientific acumen, learning agility Ability to influence & build strong relationships in a matrix environment Ability to prioritize, pivot, and manage multiple projects simultaneously Project management experience in the commercial operations area within a pharma / biopharmaceutical company Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally. Budgeting, commercial, and financial acumen Ability to influence, challenge thinking and gain credibility with senior stakeholder A record of strategic thinking and disciplined execution Ability to collaborate across regional and HQ functions (eg Sales, Finance, Marketing, Analytics) Experience with budget management and agency management Demonstrated sense of ownership for the shared success of the team and asset Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, competitive environment Competitive mindset; feels driven to conquer uncharted territory Strength in storytelling, data visualization and developing effective presentations Ability to influence in multiple ways and build credibility quickly with key stakeholders and peers Role will require ~30% travel (international and domestic). Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. #LI-JP Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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