Product Manager, Reproductive Health
Location: San Carlos, CA
The Product Manager leads the development and commercialization of future versions of on-market or new product lines including new features and service components. This person supports the vision and 5-year planning for our product roadmap to remain a premium brand with leading market share. This role combines strategic thinking with execution, and requires strong
leadership in cross-functional teams. Responsible for the product lifecycle from concept to obsolescence. This includes creation of a strategic product roadmap, evaluation and prioritization of new features and programs, creation of product requirements, and evaluation and improvement of product performance.
Develop or co-develop and execute the product roadmap for one or more reproductive health tests.
Deliver product requirements based on customer needs and operational limitations.
Manage product performance and field all product support needs, working across departments, including Product Management, Molecular Biology R&D, Statistics R&D, Software Engineering, Sales & Marketing, Clinical/Medical, Operations, Regulatory, and Business Development.
Develop quantitative product performance indicators, analyze and track performance data, and identify strategies for improvement across teams.
Identify business opportunities and create business cases and financial models.
Conduct VOC interviews, market research, and competitive analysis as a means to test and validate product features, improve customer satisfaction and support market growth.
Support product marketing in the definition of product positioning – from market launch plans, pricing, and delivering key collateral content to marketing communications.
Create written, data-based arguments and presentations to achieve buy-in from stakeholdersProvide internal and external stakeholders with the appropriate updates on progress, vision, product roadmap, etc.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in physical or life science, statistics or engineering discipline. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 8 years of experience, which includes 2-3 years of product management, product/solution marketing, product commercialization, or strategic consulting experience.
Experience with Prenatal products/education, medical devices, or diagnostics preferred.
Expertise and experience in the Life Sciences industry preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to lead and motivate a cross-functional team
Ability to understand technology and articulate customer value/benefit propositions
Strong project/process management skills required.Strong computer skills in office applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel) and presentation tools (e.g., MS PowerPoint) required.
Basic financial/economic modeling skills
Proven excellence in both written and oral communications skillProven organizational skills and extraordinary attention to detail, with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Will consider scientific or technical project leads for candidates coming from research and development roles.
Must have demonstrated applicable analytics, product development and/or project management skills and experience.Must be able to collaborate and interact effectively with individuals, and influence individuals, across functional areas and in team environments.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
Duties are typically performed in an office setting.
This position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.
Duties may require working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends) at times