Associate Director, Business Manager MDx QuantiFERON

Organization
QIAGEN
Job Location
Germantown, MD
Job Description

This person is directly responsible for the product lifecycle planning and promotion of the QuantiFERON® portfolio. They will lead global marketing and market development activities for the market-leading QuantiFERON®-TB Gold (QFT) product, including derivative products, and QuantiFERON® portfolio (CMV, Monitor and pipeline). 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead a cross-functional program team in the development and market introduction of QFN related products through defined Product Development Process (PDP) and New Product Introduction (NPI) stages 
  • Work with global and regional marketing teams to implement product marketing strategies across the globe for the QuantiFERON portfolio 
  • Development of QuantiFERON marketing messages and materials 
  • Develop and coordinate appropriate QuantiFERON product awareness activities – including active engagement of potential pharma partners for pipeline products 
  • Monitor effectiveness of marketing and sales support materials and adjust accordingly 
  • Develop and maintain customer demand forecasts, including liaison with Operations for proper supply chain management of QFT product line 
  • Define business cases and opportunities for QuantiFERON pipeline portfolio 
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate, Regulatory and Quality policies, with regard to development process and marketing/technical printed material 
  • Work with R&D and Medical & Scientific Affairs to determine clinical strategy for QuantiFERON portfolio 
  • Remain current with medical and scientific literature relevant to QuantiFERON products 
  • Make presentations as needed to local and international forums on QuantiFERON products 
Requirements

Education: 

  • University degree in Science or a discipline that demonstrates the ability to follow complex reasoning based on biological principles 
  • Post-graduate degree in marketing or business administration preferred 
  • Formal training in program/project management is highly preferential 

Experience: 

  • Five or more years of product management, global or regional marketing experience in a medical technology/healthcare company is essential 
  • IT Skills: Advance MS Office, MS project or similar, digital marketing savvy 
  • Language: English 

     

Travel:

  • High: >25%
About Our Organization

QIAGEN is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights.

QIAGEN sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective molecular testing workflows.

QIAGEN provides these workflows to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare), Applied Testing (forensics, veterinary testing and food safety), Pharma (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies) and Academia (life sciences research).

As of June 30, 2015, QIAGEN employed approximately 4,400 people in over 35 locations worldwide. Further information can be found at http://www.qiagen.com.

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