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Associate Director, Precision Medicine- Southeast/Mid-Atlantic

Company: MetroBakersfieldJobs
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Home Find a Job Associate Director, Precision Medicine- Southeast/Mid-Atlantic Associate Director, Precision Medicine- Southeast/Mid-Atlantic Associate Director, Precision Medicine- Southeast/Mid-Atlantic Territory: Includes: Miami, FL; Orlando, FL; Atlanta, GA; Raleigh, NC; Washington DC, Baltimore, MD (among others) Requisition Number: PMED21-901 Blueprint Medicines is a global precision therapy company that invents life-changing therapies for people with cancer and hematologic disorders. Applying an approach that is both precise and agile, we create medicines that selectively target genetic drivers, with the goal of staying one step ahead across stages of disease. Since 2011, we have leveraged our research platform, including expertise in molecular targeting and world-class drug design capabilities, to rapidly and reproducibly translate science into a broad pipeline of precision therapies. Today, we are delivering approved medicines directly to patients in the United States and Europe, and we are globally advancing multiple programs for genomically defined cancers, systemic mastocytosis, and cancer immunotherapy. What will you do? The Precision Medicine Associate Director (PMA) Southeast / Mid-Atlantic will play a meaningful role setting the foundation for commercial success as we plan to deliver our first of multiple product launches and indication expansions for patients with solid tumors and a rare hematologic disorder. They will be responsible for driving adoption and utilization of quality diagnostic testing in key accounts to identify patients who may be candidates for Blueprint Medicines' portfolio of precision therapies in oncology and rare diseases (focus: SM and RET-altered cancers). This individual will report to the Head of Precision Medicine and be a key member of an efficient, effective, and highly collaborative field team regionally aligned with field sales. What will be your responsibilities?

  • Exhibit a patient focused mentality while driving to enable key accounts to perform and utilize quality diagnostic testing
  • Apply strong technical acumen to effectively educate on diagnostic testing and disease state to oncologists, pathologists and the broader care team in key accounts in academic and community practice settings
  • Deliver educational materials and programs, partnering with marketing, sales, and medical affairs appropriately
  • Build and manage relationships with key customers, involving cross-functional partners as needed to manage key relationships of national and/or broader portfolio relevance
  • Collaborate closely with field-based colleagues (sales, national account executives, and MSLs), as well as patient services providers. Build relationships and maintain effective communication with internal partners
  • Serve as a diagnostics subject matter expert for the region
  • Develop business plans focused on 1) activating key accounts to start testing and 2) supporting ongoing testing efforts. Proactively identify new opportunities and apply customer insights to develop, execute and refine approaches. Use analytical tools to understand business trends
  • Meet or exceed target testing metrics
  • Represent Blueprint Medicines at congresses and medical meetings, including pathology meetings
  • Form relationships with diagnostic laboratories and identify partnership opportunities
  • Travel within the US on a regular basis which may include overnight and weekend travel
  • Align with regulatory guidelines, public policies/guidelines, and corporate policies and procedures What basic qualifications do we require?
    • BA/BS degree required. MBA, advanced degree in life sciences, medical or pharmacy degree preferred
    • 5+ years' experience in biotech, pharma or diagnostic laboratory setting
    • Demonstrated success across multiple drug launches in applicable specialty markets
    • Strong technical background in pathology, molecular biology and/or diagnostics applicable to oncology or rare diseases required
    • Deep understanding of diagnostics market considerations including regulatory, reimbursement, and policy, as well as familiarity with patient, provider, and payer perspectives on diagnostic testing
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Robust analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to identify and action on creative solutions What additional qualifications are we seeking?
      • Ability to establish credibility, connect the dots and align multiple stakeholders to pioneer the adoption of new products, methods and technologies
      • A teammate able to collaborate effectively with a broad range of partners, influence without authority, gain consensus, and act independently in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
      • Flexibility and the ability to plan and nimbly adapt to changing conditions
      • Motivated by patient focus, urgency and personal dedication to high performance, results and compliance
      • Possesses high integrity and exceptional work ethic
      • Commitment to Blueprint Medicines' Core Values: Patients First, Thoughtfulness, Urgency, Trust, Optimism COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement As a biotechnology organization, it is our responsibility to do everything we can to safeguard the health and safety of our workforce, our communities, and the patients we serve. That is why we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless we approve an exemption through a reasonable accommodation for certified health reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Accommodation requests for either of these reasons should be made to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Affirmative Action At Blueprint Medicines, we foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. A proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, we consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We are also an E-Verify Employer. We will make reasonable accommodations, absent undue hardship, for qualified individuals with known disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who requires an accommodation with the hiring process or to perform any essential functions of the position for which you are applying, please reach out to For more information, please see our , the EEO Poster and its Supplement , as well as our Pay Transparency Statement . Who we are: We don't think in small steps. We think in giant leaps. We are driven by the pursuit of new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of thinking. We know that what each and every one of us matters and that our success depends on our ability to work together in a diverse community. We believe we are at our best as a company when our employees are thriving and we foster a culture that provides opportunities to grow and develop professionally, while also having fun.
        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: MetroBakersfieldJobs, Cambridge , Associate Director, Precision Medicine- Southeast/Mid-Atlantic, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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