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Product Director, Cancer Diagnostics

Company: Guardant Health, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health oncology platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has commercially launched Guardant360, Guardant360 CDx, Guardant360 TissueNext, Guardant360 Response, and GuardantOMNI tests for advanced stage cancer patients, and Guardant Reveal for early-stage cancer patients. The Guardant Health screening portfolio, including the Shield test, aims to address the needs of individuals eligible for cancer screening.Department Summary:The Product Director, Cancer Diagnostics is a leadership position within the Guardant Health Oncology Product Department, which is responsible for product portfolio strategy and lifecycle management of all products in the oncology division. Each product area comprises three functions: the product director, who leads and is ultimately responsible for the area, product operations, who are focused on internal implementation and execution with technical, laboratory, and commercial stakeholders, and product software, who are focused on internal implementation and execution with software and infrastructure stakeholders.About the Role:The?Cancer Diagnostics Product Director leads and is responsible for the product strategy and execution within the GuardantINFORM franchise, comprising conception, planning, development, and commercial performance of Guardant Health's clinical genomics database (CGDB), products and portfolio. The individual will lead cross-functional teams in the above but will also be a primary individual contributor on product deliverables and in ensuring the success of the overall roadmap.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* The Cancer Diagnostics Director will be solely responsible for product conception and strategy and will be the principal in presenting the product vision to governance.* Build and own the multi-year product roadmap based on key inputs from internal and external stakeholders for Guardant Health's CGDB-based products.* Perform external research to understand the market, competition, and customer needs.* Partner with internal customers (e.g. scientists, medical affairs, clinical development, reimbursement, regulatory, operations, business development and sales/marketing) to build customer and product requirements for Guardant CGDB-based portfolio.* Build and own business cases to enable organizational decision-making for its CGDB-based product portfolio.* Lead cross-functional team in assembling a detailed, mature, aligned, and achievable product development plan that delivers everything necessary for implementation, including technical development, UX, commercial launch, and multi-threaded product strategies (i.e. promotional, regulatory, reimbursement and strategies).* Responsible for guiding the cross-functional development team in its execution and for the fulfillment of all product requirements in a fast-paced environment.* Support commercial launch teams to ensure that product transfer to customers and commercial operations meets all product requirements.* Responsible for product-market-fit, product feature maintenance and updates, and end-of-life planning.Essential Qualifications* Strong foundation and experience in diagnostics, device, clinical trial design, clinical decision support tools, or equivalent technical field.* Experience and a demonstrated track record of success in product development.* Exceptional organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills.Preferred Qualifications* 5+ years of product development and leadership experience.* Experience in regulated oncology diagnostics.* PhD or equivalent degree preferred, or equivalent experience preferred.* Working knowledge of medical diagnostics reimbursement and commercial operation.* Ability to work through strategic business concepts and go-to-market plans.Hybrid Work Model: At Guardant Health, we have defined days for in-person/onsite collaboration and work-from-home days for individual-focused time. All U.S. employees who live within 50 miles of a Guardant facility will be required to be onsite on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. We have found aligning our scheduled in-office days allows our teams to do the best work and creates the focused thinking time our innovative work requires. At Guardant, our work model has created flexibility for better work-life balance while keeping teams connected to advance our science for our patients.The US base salary range for this full-time position is $131,040 to $202,400. The range does not include benefits, and if applicable, bonus, commission, or equity. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries across all US locations for the posted role with the exception of any locations specifically referenced below (if any).For positions based in Palo Alto, CA or Redwood City, CA, the base salary range for this full-time position is $187,200 to $253,000. The range does not include benefits, and if applicable, bonus, commission, or equity.Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including, but not limited to, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. If you are selected to move forward, the recruiting team will provide details specific to the factors above.Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.Guardant Health is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our hiring processes for candidates with disabilities, long-term conditions, mental health conditions, or sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need support, please reach out to Peopleteam@guardanthealth.comGuardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.To learn more about the information collected when you apply for a position at Guardant Health, Inc. and how it is used, please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants.Please visit our career page at:

Keywords: Guardant Health, Inc., Palo Alto , Product Director, Cancer Diagnostics, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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