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ES Lead rheum-bone


Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Job Function:  Sales
Job ID:  70249

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Immunology team, based in our affiliate in MilanItaly, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Ecosystem Lead Rheum-Bone.


As an Ecosystem Lead Rheum-Bone, you will identify and foster purposeful partnerships with key scientific influencers to drive new sources of patient value.

The role is field based and has a nationwide accountability.


Your responsibilities in this role include:


  • Cross functional leadership of the Local Patient Value Units (LVPU) in the assigned ecosystem (field team across multiple roles such as Sales, MSL, Market Access, in some cases with direct reporting line, in some cases in alignment with a functional line manager)


  • Develop and ensure the execution of the tailored strategies for the assigned ecosystem and empower the LPVU to own the full accountability on achieving the common strategic goals, in relation to:
    • partnership and long-term relations with various relevant health ecosystem stakeholders;
    • building and maintaining trustful advocates in the relevant therapeutic area securing and maintaining optimal access;


    • leading market position in focused patient segments;
    • driving growth, sustainability and profitability of the franchise.


  • Recruit if needed, identify training needs, coach and develop field team in the Rheumatology & Bone therapeutic Area according to the ecosystem insights and competitive landscape.


  • In partnership with the local and EU Medical Community, ensuring the right level of scientific knowledge for all members of the LPVU to deliver value for all external ecosystem partnerships and interactions


  • Ensuring the local franchise operates to highest standards of science, ethics, compliance and quality when educating and engaging with external stakeholders, promoting, selling and distributing its products by complying with UCB code of business conduct and industry guidelines.



Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • Bachelor's Degree in life sciences or healthcare required
  • M.B.A., PharmD, PhD or MD is preferred
  • Experience on leading and managing a field team (Sales and/or MSLs and/or Market Access) is required
  • Experience on Rheumatology or Bone Therapeutic areas is preferred
  • 5+ years of healthcare related sales, marketing, market access or medical experience
  • Experience within a variety of functional roles is preferred
  • Strong in analytics, business planning, tactical plan development, execution and sense of urgency
  • Good level of English enabling valuable interactions and learning through EU Ecosystem Lead community



Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.



About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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