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Product Manager/Sr. Product Manager, Software and Informatics

Job ID R-22360 Date posted 10/12/2017

Job Description Summary

The Product Manager will have oversee Marketing strategy and product management responsibilities for clinical flow cytometer software products. This will include the design, development and execution of the marketing mix as well as facilitating all customer facing activities to ensure commercial excellence.
The candidate will Influence the development activities and drive the execution of instrument software planning; serves on GPDS and/or other New Product Development Core Team(s). Working as part of diverse cross-functional teams, this proactive product manager is expected to apply all acquired experience to pre- and post-launch product software management activities from worldwide primary and secondary market research to financial and satisfaction success measuring.
In addition to software marketing responsibilities, the candidate will provide significant input in long term marketing and overall strategies is expected to help position BD Biosciences as a leader in the flow cytometry industry.

Job Description

Product Manager/Sr. Product Manager, Software and Informatics

North America | United States

Marketing Product Management

Job Description

Position Title: Product Manager/Sr. Product Manager, Software

Business: Clinical Solutiona

Reporting to: Associate Director of Marketing

Location: San Jose, CA

The Product Manager will have oversee Marketing strategy and product management responsibilities for clinical flow cytometer software products. This will include the design, development and execution of the marketing mix as well as facilitating all customer facing activities to ensure commercial excellence.

The candidate will Influence the development activities and drive the execution of instrument software planning; serves on GPDS and/or other New Product Development Core Team(s). Working as part of diverse cross-functional teams, this proactive product manager is expected to apply all acquired experience to pre- and post-launch product software management activities from worldwide primary and secondary market research to financial and satisfaction success measuring.

In addition to software marketing responsibilities, the candidate will provide significant input in long term marketing and overall strategies is expected to help position BD Biosciences as a leader in the flow cytometry industry.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Product

  • Gather and synthesize Voice of the Customer (VOC) to define and prioritize the attributes of clinical software products and services, including features, preferences and overall user experience
  • Team with R&D to create and transform prototype designs into minimum viable solutions
  • Oversee product definition to ensure clear communication and coordination of requirements to the business and development teams
  • Manage the product backlog with team by prioritizing customer feedback, bug fixes and the feature roadmap to rapidly iterate the product
  • Initiate, negotiate, and maintain relationships with strategic customers, early adopters and/or development partner network to accelerate business build and launch
  • Develop multi-year product roadmaps
  • Manage pilot / limited commercial release tests in preparation for full market launches
  • Maintain day-to-day activities of the product once it is launched
  • Develop and manage end-of-life plans and management of software product portfolio

Organization / Capability

  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the organization’s ability to meet its strategic, financial, and technical goals
  • In collaboration with team, assist with the development of the business case and operating plan for new ventures, products and services

Qualifications

Education Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as product manager for software products/services, with track record across the software product development lifecycle, having shipped multiple products, ideally over multiple releases - preferably in healthcare + 3-5 years in other functions (business, marketing, design, engineering)
  • Flow Cytometry or clinical laboratory experience  preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with software development concepts, processes and documentation
  • A BA/BS Bachelor's degree in marketing, life science or computer science required. 
  • An advanced degree in life sciences  or MBA in Marketing preferred
  • A demonstrated ability to proactively build consensus across key stakeholders
  • Requires effective analytical, problem solving, organization and prioritization skills
  • Must possess excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills

Knowledge and Skills

  • A knowledge and/or understanding of Web, Mobile applications, interfaces, and cloud platforms with a global view
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and opportunistic new ideas with technical and non-technical employees
  • Strong change management & inspirational leadership skills in order to maintain paradigm shift for disciplined execution of lean startup principles
  • Strong communicator with executive presence to instill confidence within the C-suite

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Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

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