Product Manager, Reproductive Health

Location: San Carlos, CA

Job Description:



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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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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


Arlene Jordan