Director Market Development, Clinical Oncology Products at Personalis | Powderkeg

Personalis, Inc. is a leader in advanced cancer genomics for enabling the next generation of precision cancer therapies and diagnostics. The [Personalis NeXT Platform]( next-platform%2F&esheet=52534858&newsitemid=20211118006333&lan=en- US&anchor=Personalis+NeXT+Platform&index=2&md5=994af974cf5c973f890d0bc5a72ef63b)® is designed to adapt to the complex and evolving understanding of cancer, providing its biopharmaceutical customers and clinicians with information on all of the approximately 20,000 human genes, together with the immune system, from a single tissue sample. In population sequencing, Personalis operates one of the largest sequencing operations globally and is currently the sole sequencing provider to Veterans Affairs' Million Veteran Program. To enable cancer and population sequencing, Personalis' [Clinical Laboratory]( US&anchor=Clinical+Laboratory&index=3&md5=214191f02a8e211e8a6037256ce4a478) was built with a focus on clinical accuracy, quality, big data, scale and efficiency. The laboratory is GxP-aligned as well as Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988-certified and College of American Pathologists- accredited. Located in Menlo Park, CA, we are seeking a talented and highly motivated Director of Product Management to join our team.


The Director will be responsible for managing the clinical product management team and the continued development and commercial support of the Personalis Diagnostics Platform, including our Liquid Biopsy offerings.


  • Develop and manage the multi-year product strategy and product roadmap for the oncology diagnostics product portfolio
  • Identify business opportunities, create business cases and financial models for new market opportunities and proposals
  • Perform market and competitive analysis to fully understand the market and customer needs
  • Remain up-to-date on developments and innovations in the molecular diagnostic industry as they apply to the company’s marketing plans and products.
  • Build strong relationships with R&D, Business Development, Regulatory, Finance and other key functions and teams
  • Develop and drive the marketing strategy including new product launches
  • Manage the development of high impact sales tools in collaboration with outbound marketing


  • Bachelor’s degree in life science, advanced degree (MS, Ph.D. or M.B.A.) preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of clinical product management experience in oncology
  • Deep understanding of the breast cancer market development, clinical and regulatory requirements for bringing in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) or companion diagnostics (CDx) to market
  • Experience or strong understanding of next-generation sequencing technology and precision oncology
  • Track record of leading successful products
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 30%

Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package.


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Director Market Development, Clinical Oncology Products
  • Company
  • Location
    Menlo Park, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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