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Area Oncology Manager (Chicago)

Region: Americas
Location: Chicago IL

Posted Date: 09/15/2022

Who We Are

Sirtex Medical is a global healthcare business with offices in Boston, Sydney, Germany, and Singapore, working to improve outcomes in people with cancer. Our current lead product is a targeted radiation therapy for liver cancer called SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres. More than 100,000 doses have been supplied to treat patients with liver cancer at more than 1,300 medical centers in over 50 countries. We are a fast growing, dynamic organization.

What You’ll Do

Our Sales force needs a new Area Oncology Manager II (AOM), who will work in collaboration with the Area Sales Director and Regional Sales Managers to focus on developing and implementing area strategies and tactics aligned with the larger Americas Strategic Plan. The focus is on market development in the field of oncology, product positioning, market penetration, oncology training, education of oncology physicians and health care practitioners and driving patient referrals for SIR Spheres.

Territory: Chicago, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin

Desired Location of AOM: Chicago, IL

The AOM is a strategic position concentrating, primarily, on Key Accounts and Area Key Opinion Leaders to help drive penetration of SIR-Spheres® microspheres.

  • Works directly with Area Sales Director (ASD) and Regional Sales Managers (RSM) to develop and execute Area Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) and Key Account plans to drive additional patient referrals for SIR Spheres
  • Works directly with sales and marketing to execute strategies to develop the oncology marketplace in a pre-defined area
  • Responsible for executing Area strategy for Medical Oncologists, Surgical Oncologists & Radiation Oncologist initiatives and establishing talk tracks as they evolve
  • Develops plans for and executes key programs and strategies to educate oncologists, increase awareness of SIR-Spheres microspheres and impact referral patterns
  • Responsible for all Sirtex Speaker training in assigned geography as well as identifying & developing new Speakers as appropriate.
  • Responsible for Quarterly goals that are set and agreed upon by the Area sales Director (ASD) & Vice President of Sales.
  • Responsible for Oncology training at SIR Spheres “Centers of Excellence” accounts as appropriate for geography
  • Responsible for understanding and reporting on key developments in Liver Directed Therapy (LDT) space that may impact referral patterns and the overall business
  • Actively manages pre-determined budget in conjunction with the ASD
  • Participates and helps to shape America’s training as it pertains to oncology
  • Develops appropriate sales development activities plan
  • Understands all current relevant clinical data and helps to educate the sales team as well as physicians
  • Compliance with AdvaMed

Who You’ll Be

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business Management or related field
  • Minimum 7+ years within Medical Devices
  • Oncology background desired
  • Previous relationships with Interventional Radiologists preferred
  • Business development skills with the ability to generate referrals from Oncology team members of patients in need of this procedure
  • Consistent Top Performer
  • Comfortable in a small company environment and one that’s growing too
  • Resourceful, self-motivated, driven individual
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Current valid driver's license with good driving record.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain solid working relationships with internal and external customers geographically located within the assigned territory.
  • Ability to articulate a clinical sales message with Healthcare Providers
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through

Conditions of Employment

  • Sirtex Medical has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective November 1, 2021, requiring the COVID 19 vaccination for all employees. In accordance with Sirtex’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
  • Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should complete a request for accommodation form and submit the form to the human resources department.
  • You must live in the assigned territory for which you work.

What To Expect at Sirtex

If you have the right skills and experience and want to work for a company making a real difference to the quality of people’s lives, Sirtex will offer the right candidate:

  • Diverse and flexible employment and working arrangements to achieve the optimum balance between work and personal responsibilities and objectives
  • A working culture of respect, diversity, and performance to help facilitate an inclusive culture
  • Attractive compensation and benefit packages which are practical, robust, fair and equitable
  • A place to grow through career development and training opportunities
  • Challenging work to continue to develop new and better ways to improve clinical outcomes for oncology treatment around the world

Compensation and Benefits

Your total compensation will include Base Salary (commensurate with experience), Car Allowance, Commission, Benefits including Profit Sharing.

We’re committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy and feel secure.  Employee benefits reflect progressive philosophies that recognize the importance of everyone.  Our extensive benefits program is designed to meet your personal and family health, as well as financial security needs. 

Conditions of Employment

  • Sirtex Medical has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective November 1, 2021, requiring the COVID 19 vaccination for all employees. In accordance with Sirtex’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
  • Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should complete a request for accommodation form and submit the form to the human resources department.

Sirtex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Sirtex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, I accordance with applicable law.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion fosters belonging, growth and success. Sirtex believes that it takes multiple perspectives and voices to create a culture and workplace which fosters engagement, teamwork, and employee satisfaction to perform our best and deliver on commitments.  We are dedicated to fostering an environment where all employees feel valued, included, and can share their ideas so that we can exceed even our own expectations.                                                                                                   

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Be part of an amazing team that is helping to save lives, every day.