The purpose of this role is to provide operational direction and leadership for:
The person in this role will lead a cluster of countries and report directly into the SMA Head of Therapeutic Operations for EU+.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with thought leaders, payers, professional organizations, patient advocacy and associated key stakeholders in the assigned region & countries. Collaborate successfully with Regional HQ Functional leads and with local functional leads and Country leadership to design and execute an effective stakeholder engagement approach. Build the Biogen reputation in the SMA and rare disease community, maintaining strong relationships and trust with key stakeholders, PAGs and the media.
Build the cross functional field execution team: Support the EU+ Regional SMA team in profiling, hiring and developing team members to successfully execute the strategy. Work with local HR experts/talent acquisition and leadership from the Specialty business to source and hire the best commercial/operational talent in country (e.g. key account managers, market access and medical resources ). Provide direct supervision and leadership to the key account managers and be accountable for development of the cross functional team of both dedicated and shared SMA resources. Build a high performing team that is motivated to deliver on the strategy and collaborate with their Specialty colleagues in country.
Drive excellence in execution at the account level and support the team in ensuring broad access across SMA centers of excellence. Partner with Regional HQ functional leads as necessary to explore innovative access strategies as a local level. Develop a robust launch excellence plan and comply with EU+ ELOT (European Launch Operations Team) processes and tools to design, track and manage this plan on time, on budget.
Be accountable for the delivery of performance objectives & financial KPIs ensuring highest ethical standards. Lead the development of country level forecasts for SMA in close collaboration with Regional HQ (e.g. operating expenses, revenue, patient dynamics, supply). Ensure effective collaboration, governance and communication between Specialty business and SMA HQ on setting and achieving these objectives and KPIs.
And other job duties that may be assigned. May be modified at any time as business needs require.