Product Manager / Manager, Solution Strategy & Development


Princeton, NJ

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

  by    Marisa DeMougin


Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer, this role is responsible for defining, designing and monitoring the implementation of market-driven capabilities and solutions with specific focus on the life sciences industry. Balancing market needs, competitive offerings, customer requests and company strategy the Solutions Strategy and Development function is responsible for guiding the solution in order to drive profitable growth for YourEncore.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for working with the Center Of Excellence (COE) Principals to develop a roadmap for the solutions in each COE based on input from internal stakeholders, customers and the market

Maintains the roadmap for solutions across all COEs and provides regular status updates as required

Defines and adheres to a solution development life cycle process with defined inputs and outputs to drive delivery excellence

Identify the key benefits and value proposition of defined solutions to help the sales and marketing teams to communicate the value proposition and drive profitable market growth

Work closely with the COE Principals, Operations, Marketing and other teams to deliver solutions that align with the YourEncore corporate vision and meet market needs

Provides reporting updates to the Chief Operations Officer and the executive team on the status of the Solution Strategy and Development key milestones during development and ongoing metrics related to delivery

Works with Marketing to develop the core positioning and messaging for each COE solution set including the development of sales tools and collateral

Works closely with the Talent Acquisition Managers to identify key talent qualifications and resource needs to successfully deliver defined solutions

Briefs and trains the sales force and other internal stakeholders on new solutions

Supports the sales force in scoping new opportunities to define the strategic imperatives and develop comprehensive proposals, as needed to support the COE solution positioning

Act as leader within the company driving collaboration across internal teams to development and implement the COE solution roadmap

Performs other duties as requested by the Chief Operations Officer or YourEncore

Supervisory Responsibilities

Responsible for leading multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix organization for the on-time delivery of new solutions to meet corporate strategic objectives.

Education and/or Experience

BS or BA in in Business, Marketing, or Life Sciences

Prefer minimum 5-10 years in developing and /or selling solutions within the life sciences space preferably in Phase 1-4 clinical trials.

Skills Needed

Strong understanding of the clinical drug development process

Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills

Proven ability to work under pressure and deliver

Performs and completes tasks in a timely fashion

Commercial and customer focus

Excellent teamwork skills

Ability to motivate and drive cross-functional teams without formal authority

Ability to translate strategic initiatives into executable strategies.

Computer competency with fluency in Windows and Microsoft Office software applications, in addition to standard company systems, such as CRM and ATS applications, is essential.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to read written reports, business correspondence and typed information on a computer screen.

Must be able to hear well enough to effectively and professionally communicate with co-workers and clients.

Must be able to write, type and use the telephone.

As part of the responsibilities of this position, may be required to climb stairs, stoop or kneel to retrieve items, lift office supplies, and pull or push doors.

Every employee works for YourEncore, not just for a particular manager, client or department. Accordingly, employees are expected to act in the best interest of YourEncore, which may require actions or responsibilities not listed in the above job description.

YourEncore is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We make efforts to employ and advance minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.