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Global Medical Lead

  • Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

Two key FMI products, FoundationOne® CDx (F1CDx) and FoundationOne Liquid CDx (F1LCDx), along with complementary RNA and IHC-based assays, fit together into a CGP franchise designed to help clinicians globally make the best treatment decisions. The Global Medical Lead for the CGP Franchise is a highly cross-functional role, with accountability for further clinical development of the CGP portfolio and influencing product strategy, business development, medical affairs, and post-launch life cycle management.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead within CGP Franchise.

• Work closely with Franchise Development Lead and Lifecycle Leaders for the Tissue & Liquid CGP products to collaboratively define the franchise strategy, objectives, direction and tactical plans.

• Collaborate cross-functionally to define CGP target product profiles and clinical development plans and initiate key studies to support clinical utility, adoption and reimbursement for all CGP Franchise products.

• Design and conduct clinical trials demonstrating the clinical utility and value proposition of CGP for physicians, payers and policymakers.

• Collaborate across FMI’s Medical and R&D teams to support publications and assessment of new technologies.

• Work with Foundation Medicine’s regulatory team as the company continues the growth of the Franchise products within a global regulatory framework.

• Build and strengthen Foundation Medicine’s relationships with cancer cooperative groups and cancer consortiums designing and conducting clinical trials using CGP.

• Collaborate with the business development team in supporting partnerships with biopharmaceutical companies and other corporate partners.

• Collaborate with Roche-FMI colleagues to inform ex-US clinical development efforts utilizing FMI’s CGP assets.

• Influence both internal and external audiences in a high impact, high visibility role by actively strengthening FMI’s brand and the scientific/clinical narrative of our products.

• Expand and strengthen Foundation Medicine’s relationships with premier academic medical centers.

• Partner with the broader Medical Team in developing the vision, strategy, and tactical implementation plan that executes upon the mission and vision of FMI.

• Other projects as periodically assigned.


Basic Qualifications

• MD or PhD with Board Certification in an oncology specialty

• 10+ years of relevant experience in industry or commensurate experience in an academic medical center practice

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in developing and executing clinical trials, including protocol development and design

• Prior experience in planning and executing clinical trials for blood-based biomarker-driven cancer therapies and/or immuno-oncology trials

• Recognition as a global leader in the drug and diagnostic development, with either an academic or industry track record of excellence

• Strong previous clinical and academic record in medical oncology at a leading academic medical center

• Proven ability to lead people, motivating teams to achieve objectives

• Ability to analyze and interpret clinical and efficacy data and develop written reports and presentations of those data

• Ability to work effectively in a team environment, collaborate cross-functionally, and build alignment around key objectives

• Ability to readily build consensus and achieve agreement on key priorities

• Flexible and responsive to change; excellent creative problem-solving skills

• Strategically oriented, with good judgement and business maturity; ability to guide the company in making good decisions, with a passion to achieve sustained, superior results

• Motivated to work in a fast-paced, high accountability environment

• Motivated to make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives

• High personal ethics and business integrity

• Strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills; ability to communicate with both physician and lay audiences

• Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data

• Commitment to FMI values: patients, innovation, collaboration, and passion

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Please be aware that Foundation Medicine mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.


About Foundation Medicine

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.

Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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