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J&J Family of Companies Senior Thought Leader Liaison, Lung - Mid-West in Lincoln, Nebraska

Senior Thought Leader Liaison, Lung - Mid-West - 2406181475W


Janssen Biotech, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Thought Leader Liaison, Lung to support the Mid-West region. This is a field-based position, with preference for the candidate to reside in the assigned region with easy access to a national airport.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/ .

The Sr. Thought Leader Liaison – PD, Lung will be responsible for leading the Mid-West Key Opinion Leader (KOL) engagement strategy, as well as contributing significantly to the overall KOL strategy to expand engagement capabilities with innovation solutions across the Lung Portfolio. This position requires close collaboration with the Brand teams, sales leaders, key business partners, and medical teams to elevate brand advocacy. This role requires demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with strong focus on patient impact and exceptional customer centricity. Position will require greater than 50% travel (can be up to 65% travel) to field based educational events (many occurring on weekends). This includes internal meetings, advisory boards, medical meetings, congresses, and select program attendance.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead the development and execution of Regional KOL engagement strategy, marketing education strategy and faculty development. This includes oversight of regional peer to peer marketing plans, health care compliance training for faculty, and other related activities as needed.

  • Serve as a key member of the RYBREVANT Brand team by providing local market insights and feedback to shape future strategies for the RYBREVANT Brand.

  • Build trusting relationships with academic and community KOLs, and other key stakeholders to achieve above-brand priorities.

  • Maintain pulse on Regional Lung Cancer trends and closely coordinate Regional marketing education and engagement plans with cross functional partners to ensure heightened KOL and customer engagement strategies that are fully aligned to the Brand strategic imperatives.

  • Partner with integrated analytics team to better understand Regional variations in treatment patterns to inform peer to peer and insight program placement.

  • Closely monitor the Regional marketing budget and provide continuous feedback on business planning.

  • Assist in shaping future innovative educational platforms including national and regional recommendations to tailor our education to local needs and creating innovative solutions in further engaging KOL’s at all regional and national medical congresses.

  • Leadership of the overall brand strategy inclusive of mapping, framework development, innovative engagement planning for current brands and future launches, inclusive of marketing operations for KOL strategy and planning including agency management, champion materials through CAC, Totality, MRC.

  • Partner with Commercial Excellence to develop tools to inform placement of insight generation and 3rd party placement.

  • Potentially manage other oncology TLLs to increase capabilities, meet development needs and maximize the impact on key initiatives.

  • Maintain complete understanding of ACCME/HCC/PhRMA Guidelines.



  • A minimum of a BA/BS Degree in a related field is required; MBA, MD, PharmD, PhD or other related graduate degree preferred.

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in marketing, medical, key account management, sales, or sales leadership, ideally engaging with KOLs/Influential HCPs and professional healthcare organizations.

  • Deep understanding and experience working cross functionally with various key internal & external stakeholders with a strong ability to innovate, collaborate and deliver results with desired outcomes.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key industry trends and ability to develop strategies to stay ahead of the competition and maximize patient outcomes.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage relevant and lasting customer relationships with strong focus on patient impact and outstanding customer centricity.

  • A valid driver's license issued in the United States is required.

  • This position requires greater than 50% travel (can be up to 65% travel) to field based educational events, internal meetings, congresses, and select program attendance (many occurring on weekends).


  • Previous cross-functional industry experience in pharma or biotech engaging with KOLs and professional healthcare associations is preferred.

  • Deep medical/scientific knowledge/experience with a firm understanding of the oncology marketplace is preferred.

  • Experience leading through change and transformation, and exceptional communication and leadership skills is preferred.

  • Oncology experience highly preferred.

The base pay range for this position is $118,000 to $203,550. The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis. This position is eligible for a company car through the Company’s FLEET program. Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. Additional information can be found through the link below. Information on benefits can be viewed by following this link: https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com.

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Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location NA-US-Colorado

Other Locations NA-US-Minnesota, NA-US-South Dakota, NA-US-Iowa, NA-US-Montana, NA-US-North Dakota, NA-United States, NA-US-Kansas, NA-US-Missouri, NA-US-Wisconsin

Organization Janssen Biotech, Inc. (6014)

Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Function Professional Medical Education

Req ID: 2406181475W