Business leader with experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas including oncology, women's health, neuroscience, cardiovascular, endocrine and infectious diseases. Proven expertise in the on-time and within budget delivery of innovative strategies. Solid experience in both hospital and retail markets for both new products and in-market brands from early phase development to patent expiry and generic
Business leader with experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas including oncology, women's health, neuroscience, cardiovascular, endocrine and infectious diseases. Proven expertise in the on-time and within budget delivery of innovative strategies. Solid experience in both hospital and retail markets for both new products and in-market brands from early phase development to patent expiry and generic markets.
Effective leadership and coaching skills developed through managing marketing teams, sales teams and cross-functional teams. Demonstrated ability to drive change and gain support across an organisation. Personable with a strong customer focus and adept at building enduring relationships with customers, colleagues and suppliers.
Director, Oncology Business Unit @ Heading up a newly formed business unit. Responsible for a number of marketed products along with the launch of new products including immuno-oncology drugs. From September 2014 to Present (1 year 4 months) Sydney, AustraliaDirector Commercial Operations @ Responsible for a broad team across a number of functions including Customer Operations, Analytics and Market Research, CRM, Data Warehouse, Business Insights and Multichannel Marketing, Learning & Development, Administration Hub. From September 2013 to August 2014 (1 year) Sydney, AustraliaMarketing Manager @ Managed a broad team and range of products and projects including Atherosclerosis, Hypertension and Women's Health. Was also originally responsible for the Allied Health team which managed communications and medical education. Took on the Healthcare in Practice Team which is exploring support of healthcare professionals in delivering better patient outcomes. Delivered sales and results in 2012 above expectations. From May 2012 to September 2013 (1 year 5 months) Sydney, AustraliaBusiness Unit Manager (Fertility & Anaesthesia) @ Managed 2 different business units and responsible for a team of 20 people across sales and marketing. With a company restructure the role then focused on Fertility only. Realigned the portfolio strategy, team and overall business. As a result of the achievements in the role, was offered a broad marketing management role. From January 2011 to May 2012 (1 year 5 months) Sydney, AustraliaMarketing Manager @ Led the oncology sales, marketing and brand teams to drive development and sales of the oncology in-market portfolio across a breath of tumour areas including breast, prostate, lung, head & neck and GI. Developed and implemented an extensive lifecycle management strategy for key oncology drug covering all facets including patent strategy, supply chain, market segmentation, partnerships, regulatory, partnerships & contracts and resource allocation.
Experienced in developing and launching new brands and indications. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Marketing manager @ Management and leadership of the oncology team responsible for major brands in prostate, breast and lung cancer. Development and delivery of sales targets and plans - achieved sales 108% to target. Developed and implemented post patent strategy. From January 2007 to October 2007 (10 months) Commercial Development Manager @ Management of whole company product pipeline. Developed and implemented brand strategies to achieve optimal market access for new brands. Developed business plans for input into global development plans. Leadership of New Product Development Teams From February 2005 to December 2006 (1 year 11 months) Senior Product Manager @ Management of team managing brands in psychiatry and neurology. From September 2000 to December 2004 (4 years 4 months) Regional Product Co-ordinator - Asia Pacific @ Provided guidance and input into country-specific business plans. Co-ordinated meetings and materials for the Asia Pacific countries. From September 1999 to September 2000 (1 year 1 month) New Products Manager @ Pre-marketing of pipeline brands From April 1997 to September 2000 (3 years 6 months) Hospital Representative / Medical representative @ From October 1993 to May 1997 (3 years 8 months) Research Scientist @ From January 1988 to August 1992 (4 years 8 months)
Biomedical Science, Chemistry @ University of Technology Sydney From 1984 to 1988 Josie Downey is skilled in: Pharmaceutical Industry, Oncology, Market Access, Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Pharmaceutical Sales, Neurology, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Strategy, Leadership, Business Planning, Infectious Diseases, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Rheumatology
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