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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) (Senior) Marketing Manager for USP Biologics in Rockville, Maryland


Summary of Position

The (Senior) Industry Program Manager - Biologics will focus on elevating overall awareness of biologics to key stakeholders, promotion of the current portfolio and market growth strategies for the Biologics Program Unit Team (PUT). The incumbent will be responsible for tactical development and pull-through of the strategic plan. In addition, this person will lead the development of the digital and social media plan. The manager will need to understand market trends in the biologics standards space and be able to generate innovative ideas regarding future growth opportunities. S/he will be responsible for building a pipeline of new opportunities and demonstrating how they link to the overall strategic direction of the program unit. The manager will be responsible for understanding USP’s role in standards development as the premier pharmacopeia and how to assess related opportunities. S/he will need to demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with the customer development team and internal support functions (marketing communications, stakeholder engagement, market intelligence, legal, finance and accounting, etc.) to ensure maximum impact. This role will help shape the portfolio of Biologics by taking into consideration customer needs, ensuring the sustainability of the program, identifying correlations to the work and public health impact. This role is currently an individual contributor with the opportunity to manage staff depending on the business need and individual capability.

Roles and Responsibilities

Leads tactical plan development and deployment, digital and social media messaging, conference strategy, new and novel outreach opportunities.

Interpret market trends and identify potential opportunities.

Support strategy development through trend analysis and market data review.

Establish metrics for tactical plan initiatives

Understand lead nurturing software and processes

Ability to forecast market trends based on direct customer insights and market research.

Manages by influence and collaboration in a matrix environment.

Devises metrics/KPIs to gauge success of new programs not only in terms of revenue, but in terms of maximizing public health impact and actively reporting on them.

Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, life sciences, or a related field is required.

Manager: Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of related work experience with a minimum of 2 years in product marketing or business management.

Senior Manager: Candidate must have a minimum of 8 years of related work experience with a minimum of 4 years in product marketing or business management.

Marketing experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or Healthcare industry.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels in the organization.

A track record of success in marketing commensurate with experience level

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to patiently listen and gather customer/stakeholder insights and respond with creative solutions.

Ability to balance a process-driven approach while generating innovative ideas.

Strong ability to develop relationships with key players within the cross-functional environment.

A strong team player and a leader by influence.

Passion and drive of an early stage start up.

Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Action and results driven with examples of successful outcomes.

Ability and desire to work well with diverse employees and customers in a cooperative and friendly manner.

Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities in an environment of change.

Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking.

Ability to interpret data and draw conclusions

Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.

Combined education in science and business highly desired.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, relational databases, data structure, data query, analysis and reporting.

Possess a technical understanding of the assigned product area and how customers use the products; can articulate customer needs.

Ability to gain customer confidence and establish relationships; Strong empathy for customers.


Global mindset and ability to travel - up to 10%.

Supervisory Responsibilities


USP offers an impressive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid time off – 15 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start

  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately

  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles.

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP brings together more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver its mission to strengthen the supply of safe quality medicines and supplements worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

The following COVID-19 provisions will apply to selected candidate(s) hired:

As a condition of employment with United States Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Ext. Affairs, Regulatory, & Communications

Job Type Full-Time