Hiring Key Account Manager - Oncology, Sales - Field

Puma Biotechnology
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Executive / senior industry position



  • The Key Account Manager will engage diverse stakeholders across all relevant landscapes within assigned crossover accounts that include health systems, networks, and academic accounts.
  • Develop relationships within targeted accounts by influencing patient access and care via multiple channel such as C-suite, dept heads, Supply Chain, SPs, Network lead, 3rd Party Vendors, Engagement at Conferences, Symposiums etc.
  • Has the responsibility of creating an aligned strategic plan as well as informing internal partners of updates such as access changes within targeted accounts through quarterly East/West Area calls and 1:1โ€™s with affected RMโ€™s when necessary.
  • Activities include, but not limited to, formulary placement/consideration for Puma product/s and integrating overall Puma brand and corporate awareness within targeted accounts.
  • Reports to the Area Sales Director



This position will provide critical competitive intelligence within the assigned marketplace and assist in the development of the overall market access strategic plan for Puma Biotechnology as well as work cross functionally with internal customers to drive the national sales strategy. Requires greater than 50% travel and many weekend meetings throughout the year. 

  • Oncology Experience Required.  Preferred Oncology experience in large network accounts.
  • Demonstrate a clear and thorough understanding of targeted disease states and the full range of treatment options available within those targeted disease states. 
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the impact of targeted disease options on the impact of stakeholders/customers decisions.
  • Leverage detailed knowledge of both Puma and competitor products to communicate effectively and appropriately with the key decision makers and influencers and differentiate Puma Products in alignment with customer and patient needs and goals.
  • Leverage appropriate proactive methods to gather and demonstrate a thorough understanding of integrated customer accounts, customer business models, financial dynamics, marketplace developments and trends, competitive strategies, healthcare policy, and Puma strategies and processes.
  • Adapt national sales and marketing strategies to each accountโ€™s unique market dynamic
  • Coordinate, implement, and follow through on all relevant account contracts with timely updates for internal Puma collaborative partners.
  • Develop and Pull Through Strategy for Large Networks such as IDNs, Aggregators, Community Oncology Networks
  • Conduct quarterly business reviews for assigned industry partners
  • Develop and maintain plans to gain access to build, maintain, and leverage ongoing business relevant relationships by identifying business opportunities, key stakeholders essential to those opportunities, by staying abreast of all pricing changes and trends as well as related impact to customer relationships and decision making abilities.



  • Experience in sales, managed care, reimbursement, health policy, or healthcare marketing experience.
  • Minimum of 10 yearsโ€™ experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry with documented experience in oncology and account management
  • Regional / National Account Management experience preferred


  • Strong organization, planning, and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently to execute against strategic and tactical plans under tight timelines.
  • Ability to assemble and lead cross-functional teams toward a shared vision of success.
  • Ability to present ideas effectively to individuals or groups, targeting presentation to the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to travel to meetings/trainings/programs, as necessary.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Up to 50% travel required.



Puma Biotechnology Inc is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Posted on


Executive / senior industry position


Los Angeles , United States