Associate Director/Director, New Product Commercialization

Ohana Biosciences is seeking a resourceful, strategic Associate Director/Director, New Product Commercialization to support the development of cutting-edge medical products in the field of reproductive health.

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, this position will play an essential role in providing commercial input and guidance to the pipeline of products at Ohana covering reproductive health. The AD/Dir. of New Product Commercialization will be empowered to help develop our evolving Reproductive Health Strategy, including the commercial strategy for early stage development programs and external business development opportunities. You will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission to create life-changing products that will increase the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies; decrease the risk of disease transmission from father to offspring; and provide novel non-hormonal, reversible, long-lasting male contraception.

In a dynamic, growing company environment, you will be able to lead and support other strategic initiatives, including managing launch preparations and market research to support the building of commercial infrastructure for the company. The role requires a highly resourceful individual who is a self-starter and nimble with strong strategic skills. This role is highly cross-functional, working across research, development, and commercial in a small, dynamic company, and requires someone who has exceptional team building skills.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop the commercial strategy for early stage development programs

  • Conduct and refine market assessments to gain a clear understanding of current and future unmet needs and market dynamics

  • Provide an early and objective view of the unmet needs, target profile, value proposition, market potential, competitive landscape, and commercial risks associated with pipeline assets in early development phases

  • Translate key insights from scientific experts (internal R&D colleagues + external opinion leaders) into clear, actionable strategies for the franchise

  • Contribute to the long-term commercial strategy of the franchise

  • Lead commercial assessments that will support the design and execution of a commercial infrastructure for launch

  • Lead the assessment and quantification of business opportunities for Ex-US regions and provide recommendations to the executive team as it relates to potential partnerships

  • Represent commercial on pipeline program teams and provide key inputs during research phase and planning for development

  • Contribute to the near-term commercial launch preparations for the Fertility franchise, including launch planning, managing market research projects, and strategic analysis

What Skills You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., business, chemistry, biology); M.B.A. or PharmD preferred

  • 5+ years pharmaceutical industry experience or related health care

  • At least 2 years in commercial roles (brand marketing, sales, market research/analytics, new product planning, managed markets)

  • Strong background in designing and executing market research projects and incorporating into strategic recommendations

  • Strong understanding of US healthcare environment (regulatory, payer market dynamics, HCP practices, hospital and other institutional settings)

  • Strong analytical skills, including experience with developing and testing assumptions, developing forecasts, determining commercial value, assessing risk, and synthesizing qualitative and quantitative research

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate clinical/scientific information

  • Demonstrated ability to work across functions

  • Demonstrated ability to lead with and without authority

  • Experience working in high growth, collaborative organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate with and prepare presentations for CEO and senior leadership team

  • Team oriented, highly motivated, execution focused with strong work ethic, ability to thrive in a high growth, entrepreneurial environment

What We’ll Offer You

  • A dynamic early-stage work environment, with encouragement at all levels to be creative regarding new projects and product ideas

  • Support of cutting-edge basic research and product development to revolutionize the field of reproductive health

  • Generous paid family leave

  • Opportunities for career development and advancement, including trainings, classes, and conferences

  • Daily on-site snacks, coffee, Bevi, and weekly catered lunches

  • Comprehensive, competitive healthcare (PPO) and dental coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield, and vision coverage through VSP

  • Commuter benefits

  • 15 vacation days and 10+ company-paid holidays

  • 401k retirement plan, disability and life insurance

Who We Are

Ohana Biosciences is an early-stage biotechnology company founded in 2016 by Flagship Pioneering, which has founded over 40+ breakthrough companies, including Seres Therapeutics, Agios, Rubius, Moderna, Editas, Denali, and Codiak, since 2000.

Ohana is revolutionizing the field of reproductive health with a novel platform of sperm-based technologies. We have created a best-in-class proprietary platform with field-defining applications including:

  • Developing life-changing products that will increase the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs);

  • Decreasing the risk of disease transmission from father to offspring; and

  • Delivering a non-hormonal, reversible, long-lasting male contraception.

Our mission is to provide couples and individuals the ability to decide when to have a family, and empower those struggling with infertility to have healthy children. Join us in transforming the field of reproductive health and creating technologies with the power to benefit our customers and transform the lives of their patients.

Please email your CV or resume to careers@ohanabio.com.

For more information please check out our website ohanabio.com.

Ohana Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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