Product Manager III ( Senior Product Manager, Molecular Diagnostics )

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Pleasanton, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a motivated person to become part of a fast-paced team here at the Digital Biology Center at Bio-Rad, where we're changing the world by pushing the boundaries of research and diagnostics with Droplet Digital PCR.
  • Product development experience in the molecular diagnostics field is a must-have, as this role will drive new products and solutions using Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) systems and analysis tools.
  • We are seeking someone with a strong knowledge of the molecular diagnostics marketplace and a demonstrated ability to commercialize products into multiple regulated markets.
  • We need someone passionate and unwavering in their representation as the voice of customer on all products and projects – a product champion who knows when and how to go to the mat for the needs of the customer, and when to yield in favor of an alternate path.
  • The molecular diagnostics market is evolving quickly with both internal and external forces that drive aggressive timelines and high expectations to deliver quality solutions to customers.
  • We are looking for a product manager that can manage through challenges that arise in product development – timelines, technical risks, vendors, and shifting regulatory requirements – with professionalism and a positive attitude.
  • The person filling this role will have the opportunity to drive both new product development and outbound marketing initiatives for a high- growth product line with clearly defined goals, objectives, critical success factors, timelines, budgets and action items.
  • This includes translating voice of customer into product portfolio strategies and actionable requirements to bring new products to market.
  • For outbound marketing, it means assisting in the creation of strategic global marketing plans including forecasting, market research, product portfolio management, sales training, product positioning, competitive analysis, and marketing campaigns.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Life Science required; MS or PhD highly desired.
  • Strong understanding/experience of genomicstechnologies, including PCR and qPCR; digital PCR and NGS experience are favorable.
  • 3-5 years of product development and marketing experience in the in vitro diagnostics field.
  • Must have a professional manner and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to ask open questions and have strong listening skills.
  • Requires demonstrated planning/organizational skills.
  • Executes sound judgment, analyzes issues, thinks strategically, creatively, and uses innovative ideas.
  • Demonstrates exceptional problem solving, decision-making, conflict management, change management and negotiating skills.
  • Exceptional public speaking skills needed to represent corporation at external meetings, conferences and organizations.
  • Able to present high level information for multiple audiences.
  • Experience organizing and communicating technical information and training materials that meet customer and sales needs.
  • Experience defining, establishing, and managing collaborations with researchers.
  • The candidate will travel up to 25%, both domestically and internationally.
  • Proficiency in the following required: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; SAPexperience is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Requisition ID 2018-6025

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