Vice President, Global Product Leadership

Categories: Project Management Office
POSITION SUMMARY:  The Global Product Team Leader (PTL) is responsible for the strategic leadership of a Global Product Team including R&D activities through commercialization. This role will be responsible for lifecycle management of their product and ensuring that strategic plans and goals are met. The PTL will ensure cross-functional and organizational readiness for regulatory filings and commercial launch activities.
These may include but are not limited to:
  • Lead cross-functional Global Product Team(s) partnering with the Project Manager, Development and Commercial Leaders, and other functional leads to develop and drive an integrated global product strategy and plans that include near and long-term cross functional objectives as well as region and country perspectives for mid to late stage, high priority programs
  • Lead Product Team planning initiatives and the creation and maintenance of core product deliverables including product development plans, target product profiles, timelines, and product life cycle
  • Partner with functional leaders to influence, advise and coordinate strategic and operational efforts across all key product development areas, including Development, Regulatory, CMC, Medical Affairs, and Commercial, to ensure strategic alignment and focus
  • Coordinate with executive leadership and governance committees to address program requirements, resources, risks, and recommendations
  • Ensure presentations and other product communications are clear and effective
  • Drive team objective and goal setting, prioritization, and adherence to plan and strategy
  • Drive risk management activities including issue identification, mitigation, resolution, and contingency planning
  • Create a positive, effective, and high-functioning team environment that promotes trust and clear, transparent communications to align around the overall goal/vision for the product
  • Support execution of company sponsored publication plans to ensure timely production of manuscripts and other communication tools
  • Ensure Product and Sub-team readiness for regulatory filings and commercial launch readiness
  • Maintain strong industry awareness and knowledge to ensure that product plans reflect current scientific/medical developments and regulatory/commercial environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field required. PhD., MD, MBA or other advanced degree in scientific field preferred
  • 15 years of relevant experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical field with minimum of 14 years direct experience leading Product Development teams and programs. Equivalent combination of education and relevant experience and training may be considered
  • Demonstrated experience working in early and late-stage product development, including regulatory filings (IND, BLA/NDA, sBLA/sNDA), product launches, and life cycle management
  • Experience in rare disease and Endocrinology indications strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of comprehensive drug development process
  • Demonstrated cross functional ability to influence and react to different situations and emotions of others, including customers, employees, and all others
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and effectively lead diverse groups of people and teams
  • A proactive and strategic thinker, with strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent business acumen with demonstrated ability to align teams to corporate strategy to achieve business and project objectives
  • Proven ability to function effectively across a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders and constituents, with the ability and strength to focus a team to work towards its goals
  • Strong leadership and communication skills (including presentation skills) with success in influencing all levels cross-functionally
  • Highly collaborative with outstanding relationship building skills
Physical Activities: On a continuous basis, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Some walking and lifting up to 25 lbs. may be required. The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and responsibilities.
Travel may be required up to 25% of your time.
The Anticipated Base Salary Range: $261,000 to $306,000

In addition to your base pay, our total rewards program consists of a discretionary annual target bonus, stock options, ESPP, and 401k match. We also provide top-notch health insurance plans for employees (and their families) to include medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance, 20 days of PTO, 10 paid holidays, and a winter company shutdown. 

The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience and education. Crinetics Pharmaceuticals is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range during the hiring process. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:  

Crinetics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws 
Vaccination requirement: 

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications, and advice from internal and external experts, Crinetics requires that all employees and contractors be fully vaccinated and have received the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation. 
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