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Gene Therapy Neurodegeneration Commercial Lead


Smyrna, Georgia, United States

Job Function:  Research & Early Development
Job ID:  67228

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?


The Gene Therapy and Neurodegeneration Commercial Lead will lead commercialization capability and ‘go to market’ capability assessment, strategy and implementation specifically focused on Gene Therapy and Neurodegeneration. This will include landscape analysis, portfolio strategy development, asset input and leadership and business development support and input, including Due Diligence activities.


This position can be based in either US or Europe.


You will contribute by: 
•    Leading the strategic plan for Gene Therapy commercialization in neurology including current and future landscape analyses; 
•    Working collaboratively cross-functional/organization to develop and implement broad Gene Therapy commercialization and go to market strategy and asset level plans;  
•    Defining implementation plans for go to market for future Gene Therapy and Neurodegeneration assets;
•    Defining ‘go to market’ and commercial capabilities needed for Gene Therapy and Neurodegeneration;
•    Conducting gene therapy and neurodegeneration due diligences;
•    Working cross-functionally with the Early Solutions, Development Solutions, business development and manufacturing teams globally, defining development capability needs for future Gene Therapy portfolio and assets;
•    Providing overall direction and accountability for commercial/go to market deliverables for the team


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


Minimum Qualifications:
•    Master’s Degree required
•    3+ years knowledge and deep understanding of Gene Therapy technologies required
•    Ability to travel 30% of the time, domestic and international


Preferred Qualifications:
•    Ph.D. preferred

Why you should apply:


Do you want to contribute in bringing real value to patients living with severe diseases while driving innovation forward? 

Join UCB’s dynamic, inspiring and innovative environment. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.

Tell us what makes you the perfect match to our team and join one of the most dynamic & forward-looking organizations in the world. 


To apply, please go to www.ucb.com/careers.  


About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything 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 worldwide 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. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

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. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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