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Manager, Portfolio Strategy and Management



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

We are seeking a Manager/Sr. Manager of Portfolio Strategy and Management to lead our tissue product portfolio within the Genomics sequencing business. This role will drive and oversee the commercial success of our tissue based assay portfolio by developing and guiding execution of optimized product strategies. This is a highly visible role with significant cross-functional leadership responsibilities that directly impacts the direction and growth of our sequencing business.


  • Develop long-term portfolio vision, strategy and roadmap for Tempus’ tissue biopsy products, based on analysis of customer needs, competitive landscape, internal feasibility, and financial and strategic value. Deliverables may include:
    • 3-5 year business roadmaps, prioritizing new product and other business growth opportunities
    • Target product profiles (TPPs)
    • Commercialization and lifecycle management plans
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leadership (sales, marketing, market access, medical, product, R&D, etc.) to deliver on business goals for the liquid biopsy portfolio
    • Ensure appropriate resource availability and prioritization
    • Constantly evaluate trade-off decisions to ensure product development speed, efficiency, and quality
    • Develop launch strategies to guide new product launch planning
    • Proactively monitor competitive intelligence and customer feedback to identify and act on new threats and opportunities
  • Lead cross-functional annual planning process for the liquid portfolio

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a strategic business function such as corporate strategy, management consulting, private equity, and/or product management
  • 3+ years of experience in the healthcare and/or life sciences sector
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and comfort with ambiguity
  • Solutions-oriented and bias to action

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in oncology
  • Experience with diagnostic product life cycles, from R&D stage through clinical validation, FDA approval, and commercialization

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.