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Medical Affairs Lifecycle Management Manager

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Location: Durham, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Medical Affairs

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Position Summary:

The Manager of Medical Affairs Lifecycle Management manages a team of Lifecycle managers assigned to each of the major diagnostic product lines to create and grow an overall diagnostic product portfolio strategy. This role works to leverage product strategy in informing the overall corporate strategy through development, evidence generation, regulatory submissions and management of product roadmaps. The role works cross-functionally across the organization, including Research & Development, Clinical Development, Global Medical Affairs, Operations, Marketing and Sales, in implementing and achieving adopted strategies, vision, and goals for optimizing the portfolio.



  • Develop, lead, and execute a robust, integrated and cohesive strategy for the overall diagnostic portfolio, which includes US input into individual product global lifecycle strategies to ensure growth and meet commercial needs.
  • Provide strategic leadership to the team of Lifecycle Leaders who define product vision, strategic direction of the Lifecycle Team, and oversee product success from development through commercialization.
  • Guide cross-portfolio product strategies, identifying efficiencies and opportunities across diagnostic Lifecycle Teams, ensuring cohesive and integrated plans at the portfolio level, and developing a portfolio approach to understanding the patient journey.
  • Partner with applicable teams and serve as a member of applicable leadership teams to ensure that innovation, market knowledge, strategic insight and customer focus are sufficiently integrated into all products.
  • Ensure Lifecycle Teams produce timely development plans, commercial assessment insights, strategic options and recommendations to the US leadership team and Global Product Strategy teams regarding products and their market potential to enable cross-portfolio decision making.
  • Meet with the Executive Team and functional leaders to influence across the organization.
  • Mentor, direct, and evaluate the performance of direct reports.


Studies and Experience:

  • Advanced Science Degree, such as MD, PharmD, or PhD is preferred or health science BS degree, with 10+ years of multidisciplinary work experience in the diagnostic, pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology industries, with management experience


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with lifecycle planning and management, including evidence generation strategies to support new claims indications
  • Knowledge of the global infectious disease diagnostic testing business with regard to R&D, product development, regulatory issues, commercialization, reimbursement initiatives and industry trends
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and interdependently in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work in a matrix with internal stakeholders (ie., R&D, Clinical Affairs, Global Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Sales, etc.) to achieve a common goal
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and aware of larger business needs/implications
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate business processes and solutions
  • Commitment to manage and adhere to all company policies, ensuring compliance to corporate rules and government regulations
  • Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced and evolving professional environment


BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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