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Director, Marketing Pharmaceutical Injectables

Req #: 18000668_en
Location: Deerfield, IL US
Job Category: Marketing
Date Posted: 4/5/2018 5:10:50 PM
Baxter International


Director, Marketing Pharmaceutical Injectables
Baxter International
Deerfield, IL

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services.

The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries.

Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

Position Overview

As a member of Baxter’s Pharmaceuticals group, you will accelerate growth by helping develop and execute an aggressive marketing and growth strategy for Baxter’s Pharmaceuticals Global Business Unit (“GBU”).  Marketing responsibilities include portfolio optimization, molecule selection; driving key growth initiatives including identification and evaluation of differentiated products, technologies and drug delivery platforms; and working closely with R&D and business development to drive new molecule development and inorganic growth opportunities.  Will lead the Pharmaceutical generic injectable marketing team.  Seeking talented individual with strong pharmaceutical background and expertise in generic injectables.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Leading the therapeutic area strategies and execution for Generic Pharmaceuticals, including molecule selection, developing commercial plans, executing key marketing initiatives and delivering on overall financial results.
  2. Oversee injectable portfolio for anti-infective, oncology, cardiovascular and specialty care therapeutic areas including developing and executing growth initiatives for existing molecules and identifying and working with R&D and business development to expand the portfolio via internal development and acquisition of new molecules.
  3. Oversee team of three to drive growth and work with cross-functional teams (including R&D, finance, regulatory, etc.) on new product development efforts for the portfolio, including geographic expansion and lifecycle management activities.
  4. Develop aggressive growth plans and set growth targets for Therapeutic Area managers.  Execute on proactive molecule development and BD&L strategies to drive growth. 
  5. Monitor and evaluate external competitive environment to proactively identify opportunities and help mitigate threats to existing portfolio and pipeline.   Help manage internal competitive intelligence resources.
  6. Help create, manage and drive key business metrics, KPIs and other analyses for key stakeholders.


  • Strong pharmaceutical background.  Combination of technical (e.g. pharmacist) and commercial (e.g. pharmaceutical marketing or business development) experience preferred.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, critical thinking skills, and ability to develop strategic plans and business cases.
  • Strong leadership skills.  Ability to facilitate and manage cross-functional teams.  Strong presentation and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of external healthcare business environment along with an understanding of competitive history and ability to forecast potential next moves.
  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, finance, marketing, business or science/technology required.  Pharmacy degree, MBA or PhD in science preferred. 
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry and specifically generic Injectables
  • Requires ten or more solid years of business experience and / or pharmacy experience;  ideally includes five or more years experience managing generic injectable marketing teams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.


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