The Product Team Leader (PTL) is responsible for integrating efforts across cross-functional teams accountable for the successful commercialization, growth and life-cycle management of GOCOVRI® and Osmolex ER®. The PTL is accountable for developing the overall strategic plan for these products with key stakeholders, including market landscape, product profile, development and brand and medical plans, timelines and cost and revenue assumptions that roll-up into the product financial model (P&L).

The PTL partners with key stakeholders across the organization to determine go/no go decision criteria, project recommendations, and risks and mitigations, all within the context of time, quality and budget objectives.  The PTL acts as the lead for the products in close consultation with functional leads, has budget responsibility over the entire project, works within the portfolio planning framework, and will be responsible for regular updates to the Executive Team. The PTL is a Sr. Director level position, reports to the Chief Commercial Officer  and is based in Emeryville, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads a cross-functional product team comprised of functional leaders representing diverse disciplines, ranging from regulatory and clinical development to commercial and manufacturing.
  • Coordinates across functions to translate corporate and product goals into a plan of action; leads collaborative initiatives to identify goals and priorities that support the short and long range business strategies for the team; ensures adherence to project plans and oversees the execution of agreed on time and budget objectives.
  • Oversees project team planning and budgeting initiatives, including the creation and maintenance of core product deliverables, such as market landscape, product profiles, brand and development plans, timelines, cost and revenue assumptions and long range product model.
  • Drives recommendation and decision-making processes at the product team level in collaboration with functional leaders; ensures that risks are identified and mitigations planned.
  • Leads quick and effective product team responses to new information that may warrant a reevaluation of project plans.
  • Partners with team members to ensure thoughtful, analytical and clear articulation of issues to the Executive Team
  • Communicates project status regularly to portfolio planning and executive team, as well as key stakeholders; presents well-developed plans from the Product team that support short- and long-term strategies.
  • Maintains strong industry awareness to ensure that project plans reflect current scientific/medical developments and regulatory/commercial environment.
  • Creates a collaborative environment that enhances cross-company unity and productivity while setting clear expectations.
  • Ensures compliance with Adamas policies and procedures. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a life or physical science; advanced degree (PhD/MD/MBA) or commensurate experience.
  • Minimum of 15 years in progressive leadership roles in pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry including direct experience in a key functional area.  Experience with development and/or commercial-stage CNS products a decided plus.
  • Proven management and/or leadership experience in an R&D or commercial context within pharma and/or biotech and successful track record managing projects; previous experience as a Team Leader for a commercialized product highly desired.
  • Management consulting experience highly desired
  • In-depth knowledge of drug development and commercialization.
  • Highly experienced at developing project plans with teams and determining inputs for product valuations.
  • Strategic thinker with excellent problem solving skills and an ability to influence all levels of the company.
  • Ability to drive, anticipate, influence and implement change in a rapidly evolving environment; results-oriented with a sense of urgency and continuously drives for closure; challenges constructively but then can make transition when required.
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in matrix organization leadership role with considerable project responsibility without explicit departmental authority; including the ability to hold others accountable for high quality results and achieving timelines within budget.   
  • Ability to be effective as a team player as well as a team leader, exhibiting excellent listening and collaboration skills.
  • Strong written and verbal executive communication skills; ability to communicate results, outcomes or information effectively and in a timely fashion.
  • Excellent listener; seeks broad input and feedback in order to ensure and gain consensus across the organization; skilled at settling differences without damaging relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively marshal resources to get things done in appropriate timeframes; able to concentrate own efforts on key functional priorities and uses team and other resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Always leads by example and demonstrates a firm commitment to Adamas’ culture and values.

 

Apply for this Job

* Required

  
  


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Adamas Pharmaceuticals are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.


Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.