Executive Director Product Team Leader

Program & Portfolio Management Bothell, Washington South San Francisco, California



Seagen is seeking a highly motivated Product Team Leader (PTL) to lead a global cross-functional team of experts. The Global Product Team is accountable for the cross-functional strategy and delivery of global drug development programs.  The PTL drives the effective integration and execution of the development and commercialization strategies in partnership with the functional leads of the GPT, who are accountable for their functional strategies.  This visible position reports to the Senior Vice President, Program and Portfolio Management 


  • Lead cross-functional Global Product Team(s) partnering with the Global Development Leader and other functional leads to develop, adapt and drive an integrated global product strategy which considers near and long-term cross functional impacts as well as region and country perspectives for mid to late stage, high priority programs  
  • Works closely to influence, advise and coordinate strategic and operational efforts across all key product development functions, including Development, Regulatory, Safety, CMC, Medical Affairs, Value, Access and Commercial, to ensure strategic alignment and seamless execution  
  • Communicates with executive management and governance committees to address program needs, issues, resources and recommendations. Ensures that presentations and other product communications are clear and effective  
  • For co-development programs work closely with partners to develop and execute a joint global product strategy that delivers on the shared vision of the product  
  • Drives team objective setting, prioritization and ensure adherence to plan and strategy  
  • Drives risk management, issue identification and resolution and contingency planning  
  • Create a positive team environment that instills trust, encourages disconfirming information and ensures clear transparent communications to align around the overall goal/vision for the product  
  • Advance functional and organizational excellence as a member of the Program and Portfolio Management leadership team 


  • Demonstrated experience working on late stage product development, including regulatory filings (BLA/NDA, sBLAs/sNDAs), and product launches/life cycle management is strongly preferred  
  • Minimum of 12 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical, academic and/or medical research environments  
  • Proven ability to lead and influence data-driven strategy planning and implementation  
  • A proactive and strategic thinker, with strong decision-making skills  
  • Experience working with corporate partners and alliance management  
  • Proven ability to function effectively across a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders and constituents, with the ability and strength to focus a team to work towards its goals  
  • Strong leadership and communication skills (including presentation skills) with success in influencing all levels cross-functionally  
  • Excellent business acumen with demonstrated ability to align teams to corporate strategy to achieve business and project objectives  
  • Strong staff management and mentoring experience and skills  
  • Highly collaborative with outstanding relationship building skills  
  • Experience in biologics and oncology is desirable 


  • D., MD or MBA or advanced degree in biomedical sciences or one of the disciplines related to drug development 


As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit www.seagen.com.  

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.