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Medical Education Associate Director (Urology) at Genomic Health
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Medical Education Associate Director (Urology)

Apply Share Job ID 1209 Category Marketing Job Location Redwood City, California Posted Date 11/13/2018

Overview:

Reporting to the Director for US Urology Marketing, the Medical Education Associate Director will be directly responsible for providing comprehensive strategic and tactical management of medical marketing initiatives to support the business objectives of the prostate operating unit.

In this role, the Medical Education Associate Director will develop and manage medical marketing materials including slide decks, case study databases and publication files. In addition, the Medical Education Associate Director will manage the development of advisory boards, speaker trainings, as well as medical education vendors and projects assigned associated with educating key opinion leaders and other targeted customers. Success in this position will require attention to organizational planning, detail and the ability to carry out multiple tasks in parallel. Competitive candidates will possess relevant experience in urology medical education and/or marketing, with a demonstrated ability to master complex scientific material and convey these concepts to others in a compelling, understandable manner.

Given the extensive contact the Marketing Department has with multiple internal and external parties, strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are essential. The Medical Education Associate Director should enjoy working collaboratively and professionally in a fast-paced matrix environment. To support departmental activities, he/she will convey verbal & written requests and other information to internal and external parties on a routine basis.


RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:
· Provide tactical execution and project management for medical education programs and tools (eg. slide decks, publications, advisory boards, satellite symposia and speaker trainings) directed at key opinion leaders and targeted customer audiences (e.g. urologists, oncologists)
· Develop/maintain strong service-oriented relationships across matrix teams (Commercial Sales/Marketing, Sales Training and Medical Affairs) and external customers, vendors, medical associations/societies, etc. to ensure all objectives and projects are completed on time and within budget.
· Handle questions and requests related to department programs and functions and develop in-depth knowledge on clinical data associated with the Oncotype DX GPS and AR-V7 Nucleus Detect assays.
· Manage the output of the Medical Marketing team by leading meetings, developing content and following up on execution.
· Partner with the Prostate Brand Teams and Medical Affairs to develop and effectively engage key opinion leaders and leadership at key professional societies.
· Attend outside meetings and prepare reports as needed to convey scientific or competitive information that may affect our markets.
· Prepare verbal and written requests and other information to internal and external parties on a routine basis.
· As requested, create departmental memoranda and presentations - sometimes with only basic outlines to work from in creating new correspondence.
· Coordinate regulatory & legal review of new or revised materials in a timely fashion.
· Manage all programs and projects within the assigned budget as well as leverage field opportunities to maximize resource utilization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· BA or BS required. Advanced degree preferred (MS, MBA, PhD, MD, Pharm D) or equivalent.
· Minimum of 8+ years of experience in marketing and/or medical communications functions, with a strong track record and accessible references.
· Oncology market experience is required with strong preference for candidates who have worked directly with key opinion leaders in the USA.
· Excellent teamwork and interaction skills to lead cross functional teams and interface effectively with internal partners including Sales, Prostate Brand Teams, Medical Affairs/Communications, Marketing Services, Company Executives and outside agencies and vendors.
· Exceptional organizational/project management skills. Ability to multi-task multiple projects and deliverables at once. Strong initiative, critical thinking, and problem-solving ability. Sense of ownership in driving projects to completion.
· Proven analytic skills with scientific papers and market intelligence. Ability to simplify complex data.
· Superior written and verbal communication skills with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed.
· Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner.
· A demonstrated willingness to exercise initiative in cases where decisions need to be made and supervisors are not available to consult, coupled with the tact and judgment to do so appropriately.
· Computer skills: MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel spreadsheets) expertise a must, databases, familiarity and use of Internet/World Wide Web, presentation development skills, MS Office expertise at a high level.

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