1+ months

Director, Portfolio KOL & Advocacy

Parsippany, NJ 07054
Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on  the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance.




For more on Teva, check us out at www.tevapharm.com or www.tevausa.com.




Job Description

The Director, Portfolio KOL & Advocacy will lead the development and implementation of the US Respiratory advocacy plans for both the franchise and brand levels.  This includes aligning select portfolio and brand objectives with Respiratory Professional Medical Societies, Patient Advocacy Groups and other Health Care Organizations.   The ideal candidate is a strategic, self-starter with excellent stakeholder engagement, leadership and communication skills that can engage and influence others while operating in a lean, fast-paced, dynamic environment.


All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any incumbents with reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in other related duties or assignments.


Create sustainable long-term relationships, access, engagement and collaboration with respiratory and digital medicine key opinion leaders, medical societies and patient advocacy groups

Develops and execute strategies for participation at prioritized national and regional respiratory meetings, in collaboration with brands and key stakeholders.

Integrated external and internal communication plans for the Respiratory portfolio

Establish a strong alliance with Brand Directors, US Medical Affairs, Global Marketing, Legal and Compliance to plan and execute programs

Organizational commercial point person to the top Respiratory academic, clinical and research Centers of Excellence in the US.

Organizational commercial point to US professional societies and patient advocacy organizations relating to Asthma and COPD.

Complete compliance and legal approval applications for all formal engagement with stakeholders outside the organization

Secure both branded and un-branded sponsorship opportunities that align with the portfolio and brand strategy

KOL Advisory Boards and Speaker Program Strategy and Executive Summary


Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.


Qualifications/Required Experience

Education Required: Bachelors Degree (preferably in Business, Pharmacy or Life Sciences)

 10 Years of pharmaceutical experience including customer facing/sales experience

Experience with engaging KOLs, Advocacy groups and Professional Medical Societies


Experience Preferred

Education Preferred: PhD, MBA or Masters Degree

5 Years of pharmaceutical marketing or thought leader liaison experience

Successful pre-launch and launch experience

US Respiratory therapeutic area expertise



Strategic thinker who is also accustomed to working in a hands-on manner to accomplish multiple priorities

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build trusting relationships as well as influence employees at all level

Strong communication skills, strategic thinking, teamwork and collaboration capabilities teamwork

Demonstrated success engaging both internal and external stakeholders, leading or influencing cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment

Demonstrated ability to manage external agencies, vendors and allocated budget




Approximately 40% domestic travel throughout the US.

Sub Function
Reports To

VP, Respiratory Marketing

Tevas Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment
Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


Posted: 2019-10-14 Expires: 2019-12-27

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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