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Associate Product Manager, Medical Education

Apply Share Job ID 1065 Category Marketing Job Location Redwood City, California Posted Date 08/21/2018


Reporting to the Associate Director for Oncology Medical Education, the Manager will be directly responsible for providing comprehensive strategic and tactical management of educational initiatives supporting the objectives of the Breast and Colon Brand Team.

In this role, the Manager will develop and manage medical education materials including slide decks, case study databases, and publication files. In addition, the Manager will project manage the development of advisory boards, speaker trainings, as well as medical education vendors and projects assigned associated with educating key 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 oncology medical education or communications, 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 Manager should enjoy working collaboratively and professionally in a fast paced office environment. To support departmental activities he/she will convey verbal & written requests and other information to internal and external parties on a routine basis.


· 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 customer audiences (e.g. oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, oncology fellows, radiation oncologists).
· Develop/maintain strong service-oriented relationships across matrix teams (Commercial Sales/Marketing, Sales Training and Medical Affairs) and external customers, vendors, associations, etc. to ensure all objectives and projects are completed on time and within budget.
· Manage Speaker Bureau, working closely with Customer Service and Medical Affairs to streamline the program and completing a monthly analysis followed up by communication to Field leadership.
· Partner with Medical Affairs to develop and effectively engage key opinion leaders, speakers and leadership at key professional societies.
· Attend external 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.
· Provide back-up support to Associate Director, Medical Education when travelling or unavailable.


· BA or BS required. Advanced degree strongly preferred (MS, MBA, PhD, MD) or equivalent.
· Minimum of 5 years of experience in medical education, marketing and/or medical communications functions, with a strong track record and accessible references.
· Oncology 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, Medical Affairs, Corporate Communications, Marketing Services, Company Executives and outside agencies and vendors.
· Exceptional organizational/project management skills. Ability to juggle 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: power point, word processing, excel spreadsheets, databases, familiarity and use of Internet/World Wide Web, presentation development skills, MS Office expertise at a high level.


In this role, the Manager will develop and manage medical education materials including slide decks, case study databases, and publication files.
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