The Vice President, Lifecycle Product Management will be directly responsible for product lifecycle management from product concept to obsolescence for all of Genomic Health’ products and services including breast, colon, and prostate Oncotype products, liquid and tissue biopsy based assays including mutation panels and disease monitoring tests using Next Generation Sequencing and other technologies, and reports and services. S/He will be responsible for the implementation of the company’s products and services strategy by leading the definition of a strong growth portfolio of products and services supported by robust business rationales, and by working closely with other senior executives on portfolio execution. S/He will accomplish these tasks by building and leading a team of senior level Product Managers and through deep interactions with a broad range of senior executives leading the functions involved with the development and commercialization of Genomic Health’s (GHI’s) products, including R&D, Clinical, Strategy, Operations, Commercial, Finance, and Legal functions. S/He will also be expected to lead a wide range of externally-focused activities including establishing and maintaining active relationships with key opinion leaders, monitoring the competitive landscape, and identifying inorganic growth opportunities. The Vice President, Lifecycle Product Management will be responsible for putting in place the processes, tools, and operating mechanisms required of a strong customer and market data backed product management organization with clear business objectives and rationales as well as a strong product management and execution discipline. S/He will be an experienced leader able to develop and mentor his/her own organization. This position builds relationships with and influences varying levels of internal and external stakeholders and requires a strong team-focused approach with direct interactions with senior executives, customers, and public presentations. Demonstrated business acumen, customer focus, and a strong track record of leading teams having successfully managed high growth portfolios of healthcare products and services are essential to the success of this position. The Vice President, Lifecycle Product Management is also expected to have expert knowledge of the healthcare landscape, commercialization of products, and familiarity with the clinical and technical aspects of product development.
The position will report to the Chief Business and Product Development Officer within the Product Development organization and will lead a team of Lifecycle Product Managers.