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Senior Strategy Manager - BioOnc

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Senior Strategy Manager - BioOnc

In this position, you will be responsible for developing, managing, and maintaining the pricing, contracting, and distribution strategies for Oncology products. This includes effectively leading cross-functional strategy development teams in a dynamic environment, establishing clear and effective communication across the organization, building collaborative relationships, particularly with brand and field-based account managers, and developing, synthesizing and communicating scenario analysis/modeling for overall strategic, financial and legal viability.

Specifically, you will be primarily accountable for consistently, effectively:

  • Exploring, developing and maintaining any potential Oncology pricing approaches.
  • Exploring, developing and maintaining any potential Oncology contracting strategies (including payer segments, provider segments, etc.).
  • Leading and/or supporting ongoing market research efforts to inform pricing and contracting strategies, which may include selecting, contracting, managing, and providing strategic direction for a vendor team.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and refining pricing and contracting models.
  • Exploring, developing and maintaining channel distribution strategies while balancing patient access, control, and support needs.
  • Building relationships across the business, working collaboratively with all internal/external customers, particularly with relevant Oncology brands and MCCO partners and other stakeholders, and often leading cross-functional strategy core teams.
  • Providing relevant customers, partners and other stakeholders with strategic analytics, insights, modeling and scenario development and recommending optimal solutions to meet Genentech's strategic, financial and operational objectives. Includes articulating operational complexities, operational pull-through, implications, requirements, impacts and the like for all recommended strategies.
  • Supporting development of Squad, US Leadership Team (USLT) and other required deliverables and ensuring collaboration across US Commercial.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following competencies critical to this role:

  • Communication: able to frame information accurately and concisely, effectively sending and receiving messages when interacting with others.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration: have a drive to work with peers, partners, and others, including individuals outside their own team and functional area to positively impact business performance and optimize the input of those involved.
  • Strategic Agility: increasingly think beyond his/her own area and in a longer-term context. They translate vision into a direction that adds distinct value to Genentech and builds competitive advantage. Complex thinking abilities are required to adapt a given strategy with agility.
  • Managing Change: Accepts change as positive and adapts accordingly, ensuring that changes are thoroughly and smoothly implemented, and that the lasting benefits of change are achieved.


  • Bachelors Degree (general business, healthcare, science, engineering, policy, economics, or finance disciplines are preferred)
  • MBA or other related Graduate-level degree is preferred; healthcare discipline is a plus.
  • An average of 5-7 years of work experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. Managed Care experience preferred, account management or consulting experience a plus.
  • Business travel required for regular internal and external business meetings (<20% travel)

This individual also lives the CMG Operating Principles CMG Operating Principles; I put the patient first, always; I am obsessed with meeting customer needs; I act on behalf of the whole company, not just my team; I am inclusive; I build a culture of trust; I have a growth mindset; I act with urgency; I am accountable; I radically simplify and prioritize for impact; I follow the science and I build our reputation. 

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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