Quest Diagnostics
GM, Drug Monitoring and Toxicology
At a glance
Location: US-NJ-Secaucus Map
Posted: 09/25/2021
Closing: 10/24/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description

General Manager, Toxicology and Prescription Drug

Recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that doctors and patients need to make better healthcare decisions. They are pioneers in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

With corporate headquarters in Secaucus, NJ, Quest Diagnostics is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DGX) and included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.  With 2020 revenues of $9.44 Billion and approximately 50,000 employees and 6,600 patient locations across the US, Quest Diagnostics serves half of the physicians and hospitals in the US with their large variety of products and services. 

The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics also provides services to employers, life insurance companies, other commercial labs, clinics, health plans, government agencies, and organizations involved in clinical trials research.

Approximately 150 million times each year, patients and their physicians rely upon Quest Diagnostics results to make important healthcare decisions and approximately one third of U.S. physicians – and many of the country’s leading hospitals and health systems – relies on Quest Diagnostics healthcare information solutions to foster better patient care and outcomes.


•         FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 7 consecutive years; one of only five companies to attain Most Admired status in the "Health Care, Pharmacy and Other Services" industry category. 

•         Fortune magazine’s Fortune 500 list

•         Forbes® Global 2000

•         Forbes®' America's Best Employers List for third consecutive year

•         Forbes® 2020 America’s Best Employers for Women for second consecutive year

•         S&P 500

•         Barron’s 500

•         Member of the Dow Jones® Sustainability World Index

•         Included in the FTSE4Good, Calvert, and Ocean Tomo sustainability indices

•         Listed in the most recent Newsweek Green Rankings

•         Consistently named one of the best places to work in U.S. business journal rankings

•         Named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for third consecutive year

•         Listed on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), recognizing companies for prioritizing the inclusion of people with disabilities

•         Named Top 23 ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ in New Jersey

•         Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by scoring a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year.

•         Achieved Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, recognizing our actions to reduce the cancer risk of employees and their families

•         Received C. Everett Koop National Health Award for Efforts to Promote Employee Health in 2020

Diagnostic Testing Services

Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. Their services range from routine blood tests — such as total cholesterol, Pap testing and white blood cell count — to complex, gene-based and molecular testing. They perform medical tests that aid in the diagnosis or detection of diseases, measure the progress or recovery from a disease or confirm that an individual is free from disease. In addition, they have specialized expertise in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and neurology.


In the $60 Billion and growing US Diagnostic Testing Market, Quest Diagnostics is the leader. Quest Diagnostics’ reputation as a leading innovator, provider of high value, low cost solutions and its financial strength and flexibility make it well positioned to capitalize on the evolving healthcare landscape.

Quest Diagnostics’ long-term strategy is to become the undisputed world leader in diagnostic testing, information and services. To drive this profitable growth, Quest Diagnostics plans to leverage capabilities to create differentiation:

•         Deliver Innovative Solutions

•         Leverage their Unparalleled Access and Distribution Network

•         Expand their relationships with large payors and health systems

•         Deliver Superior Patient Experiences

Position Description

•         Manage the P&L for the business line in both the long and short term.

•         Sets the business line strategies and tactics for both the in-line solutions as well as new solution development across a set of market segments.

•         Must gain organization buy-in to execute the plan across the enterprise.


•         Develop the vision for the segment and the boundaries for the life cycle teams, including growth opportunity targets

•         Anticipate where the marketing and technology are going and develop the business line strategy including all elements of Brand value/positioning/messaging/marketing mix

•         Assure the development of an effective new solution pipeline and development platform, based on life cycle team proposals

•         Assure effective customer/market requirements to set product/portfolio solution, priority setting, risk management

•         Identify, assess and develop relevant partnerships, alliances, ventures

•         Oversee the execution of the business plan for the segment through life-cycle teams in a fully compliant manner; define business line metrics (i.e. P&L)

•         Portfolio management/lifecycle management/Set Bus Line Priorities

•         External market focus, leverage voice of customer to advance growth thru value creation, expand business line value proposition, including routine sales calls and visits to the market

•         Call Point Strategy and proposals and business case for commercial and operations resourcing

•         Drive alignment & hold matrix functions accountable

•         Accountability Metrics

•         Business plan

•         Margin, Cost, Outside Spend, Contribution Margin, Net Profit, Volume

•         Growth rate (YoY & CAGR), Market Share, Account Penetration, Attrition, Revenue, Volume, Intervention ROI

•         Brand awareness, equity, Attitudes, Trial, Usage, Customer Satisfaction, & Loyalty

•         TPP, LRR, Customer retention rate, attrition rate

•         Disease state strategy, continuum of care positions/gaps,

•         Sales force effectiveness, targeting/reach/frequency, call ratio vs plan

•         CQQT (Cost, Quantity, Quality, Time)


•         Articulate vision for value creation, long-term (3-5 years) and short-term (1 year)

•         Strategic thinking

•         Clear understanding of market development and bringing new solutions to market (demonstrated track record)

•         Ability to operate effectively in the matrix – deep influence leadership skills (EQ/communications skills, contracting skills)

•         Talent management and development – willing to delegate and build empowered organization

•         Demonstrated ability to drive value through external facing management of potential partners and stakeholders

•         Understanding of the healthcare delivery system

•         Ability to commercialize science in the lab testing segment of healthcare

•         Understanding of the scientific issues behind the portfolio


To Apply

Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application by visiting, clicking “Job Search” and following the prompts. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact qualified candidates for interviews.

Quest Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

GM, Drug Monitoring and Toxicology