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Manager, BioPharma Solutions

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

About the Job

The Manager, Biopharma Solutions is responsible for developing a product portfolio level strategy supporting the lifecycle of product development including marketing requirements, launch and annual integrated marketing plans in order to drive successful product development with measurable impact on customer utilization once on market.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own a product portfolio development and marketing strategy for a FMI diagnostic product from a biopharma perspective to deliver a measurable impact on customer utilization.
  • Partner closely with Biopharma Marketing Insights and Competitive Intelligence, Biopharma Partner Facing Leads, Development Lead as well as Clinical Operations and Data Leads to develop and maintain a deep understanding of the market, competition, customer needs and technology capabilities. Complement these sources by spending time with customers. Represent Voice of Customer (VOC) expertise across the organization and embed this perspective into all strategic product portfolio activities.
  • Demonstrate Industry & Pharma Knowledge: Understand market trends, insights, and competitive landscape; Strategically use market trends, insights, and competitive landscape to support business case models, analysis of key metrics that define success, forecasting sales and product demand, share performance, trends, competition, customer critical success factors and needs through interaction with customers for integration with programs to deliver profitable market share and drive business goals.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive product portfolio strategy that includes market needs, customer requirements, initial assessment of resource needs, pricing strategy, business case, launch logistics and marketing strategy to accomplish business objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders, including commercial product portfolio lead, to ensure strategic co-development and subsequent alignment on strategy, positioning, and overall value proposition of the diagnostic product within the Biopharma portfolio to guide product portfolio opportunities that contribute to both business units and Corporate objectives. 
  • Accountable for development of comprehensive Target Product Profiles (TPP) and customer requirements and supporting Biopharma business documentation that incorporate customer needs, technical capabilities, data deliverables, reporting and operational constraints and financial considerations.
  • Serve as the champion and the voice of the customer internally to facilitate customer-driven trade-off decisions. Partner with Product Development, Clinical Data and Operations and other cross-functional teams to translate marketing and customer requirements into product requirements and technical requirements that satisfy market needs.
  • Develop launch plans and strategies to ensure delivery of product portfolio business objectives. Oversee the execution of launch plans, maintaining momentum, monitoring progress, and removing roadblocks where needed.
  • Create training strategy and material in collaboration with Biopharma Training Lead and deliver training to Biopharma Customer Facing Leads. Deliver integrated marketing campaigns across marketing resources to generate collateral for defined solutions responsibilities, including materials for use in customer facing presentations, and work closely with the Promotional Review Committee (PRC) to ensure that all materials are approved for use. 
  • Lead Cross-Functionally: Drive progress towards a common goal within and across teams at FMI; Communicate and collaborate effectively; Resolve conflicts cross-functionally; Navigate competing business priorities and dynamics 
  • Drive Strategic Impact: Achieve results that forward FMI and BioPharma strategy and OKRs; Demonstrate an action-oriented approach to problem-solving to meet and exceed annual objectives for FMI’s product portfolio
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time, primarily, as per organization, state and/or federal guidance in relation to the pandemic.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a scientific discipline
  • 5+ years in product/strategic management or similar in pharma, diagnostics or health tech

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree, such as a Master’s in Public Health (MPH), Master’s of Business Administration (MBA), Master’s of Science (MS), or PhD Degree in science and/or technology
  • Oncology experience, preferably within medical device or diagnostics
  • Direct product launch experience including marketing and sales
  • Experience in:
    • biopharma or biopharma client-facing roles
    • understanding physician and patients needs 
    • next-generation sequencing technologies
  • Experience generating deep understanding of competitive products and related technologies
  • Experience writing customer requirements and decomposition to product requirements
  • Experience building financial models representing complex market situations to facilitate data-driven decision making
  • Understanding of drug development and clinical study designs
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data
  • Commitment to FMI values: patients, innovation, collaboration, and passion




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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