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Area Oncology Manager Atlanta GA

Region: Americas
Location: Atlanta GA

Advertising Date: Wed 10 November 2021
Closing Date: Thu 06 January 2022

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.

The Area Oncology Manager (AOM) works 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 main 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: FL, GA, AL, MS, LA with travel expectations of 2 overnights per week.

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

Education Prerequisites and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business Management or related field.
  • Minimum 5+ 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
  • Comfortable in a small company environment
  • Resourceful, self-motivated, driven individual
  • Consistent Top Performer
  • 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.

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
  • Travel 40-60% which can include weekends/holidays as needed to achieve goals
  • Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing for prolonged amount of time, possible exposure to radiation.
  • Current valid driver’s license


To apply, please click the apply button or email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

Sirtex is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Disabled/Vets

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