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Title:  Associate Director, Portfolio Management - Injectables


Location:   Bedford, Ohio or  Berkeley Heights, NJ


About Us:

As a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of essential medicines, Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. and its affiliates’ mission is to bring Better Health. Within Reach. Every Day.® for millions of patients around the world.  We are a trusted, reliable partner and dependable source of over 750 high-quality generic, specialty and branded pharmaceutical products that hospitals, physicians and pharmacists need to treat their patients across North America, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.  Through our 32 manufacturing plants, eight R&D centers, and 8,500+ employees worldwide, we are always hard at work creating high-quality medicines and making them accessible to the people who need them.



We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.  We are seeking a talented and motivated Associate Director, Portfolio to join our team.  In this role, you will be responsible for building Hikma’s U.S. Injectables portfolio through strategic analysis and vision, identifying the right opportunities and supporting the product selection process.  As a member of the Launch & Pipeline Management team, this position tracks the progress and overall state of the pipeline, communicates priorities and leads efforts to optimize the U.S. Injectables portfolio.  


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop growth initiatives for the US Injectable pipeline in alignment with Hikma’s global strategy.

  • Identify pipeline gaps and makes recommendations.

  • Support the product selection process, identifies opportunities, develops complete business cases through cross functional collaboration and makes compelling recommendations. 

  • Creates and maintains a pipeline dashboard.

  • Works closely with R&D and Project Management to set pipeline milestones and launch goal dates.

  • Supports pipeline prioritization and rationalization.

  • Collaborates with Business Development to identify potential new products and technologies.

  • Interfaces with healthcare systems, clinical and industry contacts (i.e., pharmacy boards, ASHP, Hikma’s sales force etc.) to identify new dosage forms and product differentiation opportunities.

  • Conduct primary research with Health Care Professionals, particularly in the hospital pharmacy space to validate differentiated product development opportunities (e.g., via 505(b)(2) pathway)

  • Utilizes tools and processes available for product forecasting and evaluation.

  • Supports management and leadership on special projects.

  • Make labeling decisions that incorporate commercial/clinical feedback, well in advance of launch to ensure no delays.


We value the skills and experiences candidates bring to the table.  While we have listed some qualifications below, we encourage candidates to apply even if they do not meet all of them:


Minimum:   Bachelor’s degree in Business (or related field) with a minimum of 7 years of pharmaceutical experience is required – including:


  • Requires prior experience with injectable products.

  • Requires a broad understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, generic industry, commercial channels, intellectual property and Regulatory Affairs

  • Requires the ability to influence others and communicate effectively, both internally and externally.

  • Must maintain confidential information while acquiring industry trends and information from a wide array of sources.

  • Requires the ability to manage aspects of cross functional teams including strategic sourcing, finance, and others as appropriate.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.

  • Familiarity with hospital injectable drug preparation and administration

  • Familiarity with the medication administration safety space, within hospitals in particular.  

  • Need to be local to Berkeley Heights, NJ or Bedford, OH location or willing to become local.



  • Strong cross-functional collaboration and interpersonal skills

  • Must possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Requires the ability to prepare and present necessary product information for evaluation.

  • Detailed oriented.

  • Must be able to act independently.



What We Offer*:

  • Annual performance bonus, commission, and share potential

  • 401k employer match, up to 6% of your contributions

  • 20 paid time off days (prorated based on hire date)

  • 3 personal days (prorated based on hire date)

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Generous healthcare benefits, including health, disability, dental, vision, and life insurance.

  • Employee discount program

  • Wellbeing rewards programs

  • Safety and Quality is a top organizational priority.

  • Career advancement and growth opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities

  • Paid maternity and parental leave


*Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and depend on the job classification, role,  and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change as well as specific plan or program terms.



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Berkeley Heights, NJ, US, 07922 Bedford, OH, US, 44146

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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