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At Foundation Medicine we look for the best and brightest interns and co-ops who share our hunger for transforming cancer care. Learn more about our 2022 program here. 


Senior Manager, International Data Strategy

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

About the Job

The Senior Manager of International Data Strategy leads efforts to ensure appropriate and necessary data frameworks and strategies are in place to successfully navigate business needs, compliance, and regulatory considerations in key geographies. This position works cross-functionally with legal, regulatory, real world data, technology, and commercial team members from both Foundation Medicine and Roche, and manages and adds to the global data strategy framework. The incumbent effectively balances strategy and execution to advance FMI’s efforts to expand and deliver the portfolio of data products across the globe.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage the continued development and refinement of Foundation Medicine’s international data strategy.

• Work cross-functionally with Foundation Medicine and Roche lifecycle, business, and technology teams to build and manage an international data strategy roadmap, inclusive of the regulatory frameworks and technology requirements necessary for execution, and drive execution of key milestones.

• Interface with Foundation Medicine and Roche Real World Data teams to identify international data use cases and business objectives as key inputs to ongoing roadmap development.

• Work alongside the Foundation Medicine and Roche commercial and technology teams to identify pain points, use cases, stakeholder journeys, prototype development and product roadmap planning based on customer feedback.

• Identify and pursue opportunities to streamline and support the portfolio of international data initiatives with cross-cutting solutions, and shepherd them forward.

• Incorporate international data strategy needs into Foundation Medicine’s product development roadmap.

• In partnership with data products, technology, and international business teams, ensure Foundation Medicine has the appropriate data framework in partnership agreements.

• Message Foundation Medicine’s data strategy to key stakeholders across the Roche group as well as international Affiliates.

• Travel internationally up to 10% of the time.

• Other projects as periodically assigned.


Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, science, or healthcare-related discipline

• 4+ years of experience working in technology, research, data science, and/or healthcare

Preferred Qualifications

• Graduate degree in a business or technical field

• Experience working in a highly regulated research or healthcare environment

• Experience in cancer biology, genomics, and/or real world data

• Work experience in EU or Asia-Pacific regions, especially in the areas of data or healthcare information

• Experience working in a highly matrixed organization

• Familiarity with technology product management and agile software development

• Understanding of HIPAA and GDPR and the importance of patient data privacy

• Demonstrated integrity and a commitment to FMI values: patients, innovation, collaboration, and passion


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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Our 2022 Internship Program

At Foundation Medicine we look for the best and brightest interns who share our hunger for transforming cancer care. Not only will each intern have the opportunity to learn and grow, but we will also learn from our interns as we pursue our passion together. We offer opportunities in departments across the company including: Lab Operations, Cancer Genomics, Data Strategy & Product Development, Technology, and Business Support Services. 

Learn more about our 2022 program here. 

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