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

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

Job Description

We are looking for an Executive Director to lead our Late Development Team in Oncology at Jazz Pharmaceuticals. The ideal candidate will provide strategic and operational leadership for the Late Development Team, driving product strategy from proof of concept to approval by integrating scientific, clinical, regulatory, and commercial aspects. This role involves collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, leading cross-functional teams, and optimizing the value of our products for patients.


  • Lead and provide strategic direction for cross-functional Late Development Teams.
  • Develop global product strategies that balance risk, timelines, and value for patients.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to align on product development strategies.
  • Oversee budget, timelines, and resource requirements for development projects.
  • Lead and mentor team members, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Collaborate with functional heads and alliance partners to optimize product development.
  • Identify and mitigate risks and issues, escalating them as necessary.


  • 15+ years of global drug development experience in pharma/biotech industry.
  • Proven track record in leading late-stage drug development programs.
  • Experience in Solid Tumor Oncology drug development and regulatory submissions.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) required.


  • Competitive salary range: $253,600-$380,400.
  • Annual cash bonus, equity grants, and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development in a global pharmaceutical company.