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negotiable
Location
San Diego, CA, USA
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
01 Apr
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31 May expires

Manager, Oncology Diagnostics

San Diego, CA, USA
Job Description

AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As the Diagnostic Manager for Southwest Territory (Southern California-Arizona) you will leverage your current diagnostic market and clinical test market experience that will make an impact within a large, global pharmaceutical company. This is a newly developed group with an exciting start-up, entrepreneurial feel that will provide a position of treatment options for patients.

 

You will ensure the timely, high quality in-market companion diagnostics / testing solutions to enable optimal treatment throughout the patient journey. An important element of this role is therefore to work collaboratively with the regional sales team and execute on tactical plans with a good understanding of clinical operational issues on the testing pathway developing tailored testing solutions as needed. You will work in appropriate coordination with the Field Sales Team, Medical Scientific Liaisons, and execute on tactical plans with a good understanding of clinical operational issues on the testing pathway and developing tailored appropriate testing solutions as needed.

 

You will Identify and develop relationships with, scientific experts: Laboratory decision makers, Pathologists, Oncologists and Molecular Pathologists, share appropriate, approved, educational information on diagnostics to the heads of clinical Laboratories and their staff, deliver highly technical data presentations, and educate on the need for diagnostic quality assurance (QA) programs. In addition, you will Identify barriers to testing through partnerships with diagnostic companies, lab networks, and Health Care Professionals (HCPs), develop strategies to support and educate on appropriate testing, adhere to the AZ Code of Conduct, The US Policy Handbook, Standards, and SOPs as well as comply with all regulatory and compliance requirements for your role.

Job ID Reference
1489
Desired Skills & Experience

Essential Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree; preferably an Advanced degree in life sciences, medical or pharmacy degree
  • Five or more years of experience in diagnostic market and clinical testing market; preferably Oncology experience
  • Expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to travel (percentage varies with geography)

 

Desirable Requirements

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience with a broad base of external customers including patients, prescribers, payors, providers
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of diagnostic test regulatory environment
  • Strong leadership attributes to set direction, generate commitment, balance short and long term needs, constructively resolve issues
  • Proven demonstration of effective cross-functional project team leadership
  • Ability to travel with geographic territory (percentage varies with geography)
Company
  Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
  www.astrazeneca.com
AstraZeneca is an exciting global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. We’re inspired by what science can do. Driven by the desire to meet unmet patient needs in our core therapeutic areas. Bold in our thinking. Proactive in pursuing discoveries beyond imagination. At sites across the world, we bring teams together in a spirit of collaboration to turn great ideas into life-changing medicines – strengthening our product portfolio and harnessing the potential of a pipeline across all stages of the drug development process.
You’ll be part of a team that’s rolling back the frontiers of science to turn yesterday’s impossible into the normal of tomorrow. So, if you share our focus and passion, join us and make a difference to patients – and in return, we’ll help you develop way beyond what you thought possible.
  Workplace
 San Diego, CA, USA