Senior Upstream Product Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17
Waltham, MA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17

Position Summary

Corindus Vascular Robotics is seeking a Senior Upstream Product Manager to play an instrumental role in developing the company's future product line and product road map.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represent the voice of the customer in the Corindus new product development process by understanding clinical needs, values and benefits sought within each customer segment
  • Work with current and future Corindus customers as well as CMO and Steering Committee to define customer needs and then translate those needs into requirements which identify key features for new products
  • Analyze and present potential partner relationships & opportunities for the product
  • Execute on the Company strategy by aligning product roadmap with technology roadmap
  • Interface with R&D, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales and Clinical teams to prioritize and develop product line extensions and product improvements
  • Prioritize business opportunities in conjunction with functional leadership
  • Execute and lead product roadmap taking into account company financial objectives, clinical trends, technology enhancements, customer desires and hospital economics
  • Establish pricing strategy and plan for the CorPath product line and its accessories
  • Develop expert knowledge of customer/market requirements, clinical trends and competitor activities through market research, attendance at selected conferences and close contact with recognized key opinion leaders
  • Coordinate participation at workshops, meetings with physicians and hospitals, sales meetings and participate as required
  • Relationship management: Along with senior management team, establish and manage positive relationships with key clinical investigators, medical institutions, leaders of medical conventions, professional societies, etc.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 6-10 years of experience as a Product Manager working with medical devices (interventional experience is a plus)
  • Demonstrated understanding of market research, product development, product management, project management and product positioning
  • Skill in managing multiple fast-paced and high-demand projects, successfully balancing scope, schedule, and cost
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Leadership skills – ability to lead a cross functional team to execute on goals and objectives through influence and personal skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to interact successfully with physicians, service providers, and senior management and staff
  • Computer skills – excellent in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to work in a multi-department team atmosphere
  • BA/BS in related field, MBA is a plus
  • Be willing to travel 25-35% of the time
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