USMA Medical Director Oncology Portfolio and Personalized Healthcare

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The medical director selected for this role will work in cross functional teams across the BioOncology unit within the US to develop, maintain and execute the portfolio strategy for oncology. Personalized Health Care (PHC) will be included within this responsibility as well, but the job will not be limited just to PHC. This individual will balance the needs of the entire portfolio over any single molecule or disease area and will need to demonstrate a solid enterprise mindset as well as patient-centricity. A good understanding of clinical and real world data is required. Current understanding of emerging and disruptive technologies within healthcare will be necessary. Understanding of access chellenges and opportunities is a must.

In this role the Medical Director will be required to perform one or more of the following activities with the BioOncology portfolio

● Design, execute, and monitor medical strategies, plans and tactics spanning the lifecycle, including but not limited to:

  • clinical data generation design and management
  • thought leader interactions
  • sponsored and supported trials
  • registries, exploratory data analysis
  • publications
  • medical content creation and review
  • scientific exchange/engagement and scientific communications/collaborations
  • medical education
  • scientific congress planning and support
  • evaluate, synthesize, and visualize clinical and economic data and develop written
  • scientific communication
  • identify access-related medical issues and opportunities

● Provide clinically meaningful perspective for regulatory and other scientific communications

● Actively participate and contribute to relevant teams

Key Accountabilities for all Medical Directors:

● Acting as a medical individual for relevant study design and monitoring,,data interpretation, medical content development and review, scientific exchange and collaboration, clinical training and insights generation to internal stakeholders and external customer

● Accountable for implementing strategy through medical tactics, tapping into the network of

relevant expertise and insights

● Contribute medical expertise to Genentech work products and coach/mentor others as needed

● Facilitate sharing of information within, across and outside of Medical Affairs to enable medical


● Maintaining an in-depth understanding of relevant medical strategy and clinical, patient/caregiver,

payer and healthcare/market landscape

● Act as a guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety; putting patients at the

center of all actions

Job Requirements: (all required unless otherwise specified)

  • MD (Board certified or board eligible). Additional degrees such as PhD, MBA, etc will be greatly valued in conjunction with MD
  • Oncologist or similar role strongly preferred (e.g., pathologist, radiation oncologist, surgeon, radiologist)
  • 3+ years of pharma experience within medical affairs or product development (Experience with Genentech and/or Roche preferred)
  • Experience within the United States
  • Previous experience with clinical trial design, management and intrepretation
  • Proven expertise in building and maintaining relationships with TAEs, societies and/or organziations
  • Strong customer focus. Patient-centric mindset
  • Entreprise mindset
  • Works well within teams within medical affairs and across the organization
  • Understanding and experience with real world data and evidence
  • Understanding of basic genomics, diagnostics and evolving technologies within biomarker development
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of legal and regulatory considerations within the medical affairs role
  • Business travel expected to me 20-30% of the time and will include international travel
  • Willingness to flex into projects periodically specific to oncology therapeutic areas (e.g., hematology, cancer immunotherapy, etc...)

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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