Executive Director, Late Development Team Lead, Oncology (BTC & GEA)

  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Remote
  • time-alarm-solid 05-16-2024

Job Description

Job Title: Executive Director, Late Development Team Lead, Oncology (BTC & GEA)

Company: Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Dublin, Ireland (with global presence)

About Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing life-changing medicines for patients with serious diseases. With a diverse portfolio of marketed medicines and ongoing R&D efforts in neuroscience and oncology, Jazz seeks to transform the lives of patients worldwide.

Position Overview

The Executive Director, Late Development Team Lead (LDTL) is a pivotal role responsible for spearheading the late-stage product lifecycle of innovative drugs in oncology. As the leader of the Late Development Team (LDT), the LDTL is tasked with driving strategic and operational decisions to advance products from proof of concept to approval while balancing scientific rigor, speed, and program value.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and oversee cross-functional LDT(s) to execute product strategies from POC to approval.
  • Drive the vision and development strategy in collaboration with functional teams.
  • Align global product development opportunities with patients' needs and organizational goals.
  • Participate in long-range planning processes and governance reviews.
  • Provide strategic guidance to functional matrix teams and ensure resource optimization.
  • Mentor team members, encourage performance excellence, and foster a collaborative work environment.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to maximize product value.
  • Ensure compliance with project budgets, timelines, and resource allocations.


  • 15+ years of global drug development experience in pharma/biotech industry.
  • Demonstrated success in leading late-stage oncology drug development programs.
  • Proven ability to balance innovation, risk, and program speed effectively.
  • Strong cross-functional leadership and collaboration skills.
  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) required.


  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance, and retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development within a global biopharmaceutical company.
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity employer. If you are motivated by innovation, patient-centered care, and career growth, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.