Job Opportunity

Sr Director, Community Oncology Team Lead

Location: , US
Department: Medical Affairs
Employment Type: Full Time
Reference Number: 1871184

Job Description Summary

The Senior Director, Community Oncology Team Lead is an experienced, field-based oncology professional with oversight of community oncology medical engagement in support of Mirati assets. The Community Oncology Team Lead will be both player and coach, responsible for directly managing the Community Oncology Team (COT), as well as providing direct external engagement with community focused stakeholders through clinical, scientific, and value discussions.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage, and mentor the Community Oncology Team
  • Provide coaching and guidance to COT members, including observations of community stakeholder interactions
  • Deep understanding of the community oncology segment in the US, key stakeholders in community oncology, and healthcare landscape (i.e. reimbursement/access, diagnostic testing, care delivery)
  • Drive execution of the strategic near and long-term medical vision and strategy, specific to community oncology, that incorporates opportunities for collaboration, communication, and education
  • Facilitate and engage in scientific exchange with community oncology stakeholders, in support of Mirati assets
  • Share regional actionable insights/learnings to develop the community oncology and broader medical strategy
  • Collaborate with other cross-functional internal and field colleagues (i.e., commercial sales and market access, RMADs, RHODs, Medical Strategy, etc) to share regional insights/learnings and contribute to respective strategies for key accounts
  • Respond to external inquiries and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information
  • Represent Mirati at select scientific congresses
  • Stay current in disease state management, emerging therapies and the competitive landscape
  • Adhere to internal standard processes and comply with regulatory and compliance requirements

What is Required

  • Advanced degree in life sciences
  • 10+ years of clinical and/or industry work experience
  • 5+ years in medical roles including leading field teams and with oncology experience
  • Outstanding ability to lead teams
  • Strong track record of execution and operational effectiveness
  • Ability to understand and communicate complex analysis
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of local compliance
  • Team orientated and ability to work collaboratively towards common objectives
  • Strong sense of accountability and ability to execute on deliverable
  • Ability to influence externally and internally
  • Travel (50-75%), flexible on location in the US

About Mirati Therapeutics

Mirati Therapeutics is a late-stage biotechnology company whose mission is to discover, design and deliver breakthrough therapies to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. The company is relentlessly focused on bringing forward therapies that address areas of high unmet need, including lung cancer, and advancing a pipeline of novel therapeutics targeting the genetic and immunological drivers of cancer. Mirati is using its scientific expertise to develop novel solutions in two registration-enabling programs: adagrasib (MRTX849), an investigational small molecule, potent and selective KRASG12C inhibitor, as monotherapy and in combination with other agents, and sitravatinib, an investigational spectrum-selective inhibitor of receptor tyrosine kinases in combination with checkpoint inhibitor therapies. Mirati is also advancing its differentiated preclinical portfolio, including MRTX1133, an investigational KRASG12D inhibitor, and other oncology discovery programs. Unified for patients, Mirati's vision is to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer.

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Why Join?

At Mirati, we have an unapologetic and relentless focus on our mission to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. Patients and their families motivate us to work smarter, faster and better. We are driven by the knowledge that our efforts can one-day deliver life-saving therapies for the people who need us most. Urgency, open-mindedness, accountability and collaboration ground our work. These shared values are central to who we are, what we do and how we do it.

Our people fuel our success. They are fearless and passionate in their daily pursuit of our mission. We are committed to continuing to create a company and experience that attracts and keeps the best people. When you want your days to count and the work you do to matter, discovering and delivering potentially life-changing therapies is more than a job, it's the chance to be part of something bigger.

We believe diverse professional experiences and an inclusive culture can drive better outcomes for patients. We want employees to be authentic and use their perspectives to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way.

Mirati cultivates an environment where:

  • An entrepreneurial attitude is encouraged
  • Our people are empowered to speak up, embrace the gray and achieve solutions
  • Diverse experiences are an important of part making the best decisions
  • We laugh and have fun as a work family

No matter the role, we are unified by our passion for helping patients, and are inspired by a single vision to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer. Together, we own Mirati's success.

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Mirati is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) we celebrate diverse experiences without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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