Merck Marketing Director, Diagnostics Oncology in Upper Gwynedd, Pennsylvania

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a “patient first, profits later” ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of people like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Merck Pharmaceuticals is a world leader in providing medicines to treat and prevent diseases around the world. Our vision is to make a difference in the lives of people globally through our innovative medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, consumer care and animal health products. We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

We are currently recruiting for a US Diagnostic Director, LYNPARZA. In partnership with AstraZeneca, this individual will be responsible for building awareness and increasing diagnostic testing rates across multiple tumors. The position will be based in Upper Gwynedd, PA and will report to US Franchise Lead, LYNPARZA.

This position will require outstanding leadership in many areas including strategy development, prioritization, medical education, external partner & customer engagement.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop diagnostics strategyfor Breast cancer, prostate cancer, Ovarian, and Pancreas cancer;prioritize and focus tactics to increase testing and overcome barriers.

  • Gain support from seniorleaders and key stakeholders

  • Build clear understanding of diagnosticlandscape and support training initiatives for field teams.

  • Build strong relationships withexternal customers, stakeholders, and partners.

  • Provide US input andperspective to clinical trial designs and decision making.

  • Help prioritize the rightclinical trials to optimize LYNPARZA in the U.S.


  • Required: BA/BS

  • Preferred: MBA

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of (10) years Pharmaceutical or Diagnostics business experience

  • Minimum of 5 years companion diagnostics experience.

  • Deep understanding of personalized medicines and oncology diagnostics market

  • Strong relationship building, problem solving, teamwork, analytical, and written/verbal communication skills

  • Healthcare Provider promotion experience and bringing materials through legal, regulatory, and clinical review

  • Experience influencing without direct authority and working successfully with cross-functional teams

  • Requires approximately 25% travel, including some weekends.

Preferred Experience:

  • Product/Indication Launch experience

  • Oncology Marketing experience

  • Oncology pathology or other key diagnostic relationships

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

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Title: Marketing Director, Diagnostics Oncology

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Requisition ID: REG003804