Strategic Product Manager

Location
Oxford
Salary
60,000 - 80,000
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
23 Jan 2019
Ref
MA.TG.21076
Contract Type
Permanent
ProClinical is working with a Molecular Genetics company that is seeking a Strategic Product Manager to be based at their site in Oxford on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities:

* Understanding the global market for Microarray and Next Generation Sequencing in Cytogenetics and Cancer.
* Analysing market, define new product development and product improvement projects and provide marketing input to such projects
* Speaking with customer base and prospective customers to understand short and longer-term needs and feedback conclusions to portfolio review process
* Spend minimum 2 days per month or equivalent facing prospective customers/ customer base to solicit feedback
* Develop and reflect USPs and clear advantages in product brochures
* Deliver training to new hires focusing on product details
* Ensure successful transition of products and information to the regional marketing team for launch
* Own annual portfolio review and discontinuation process
* Input in to the development of tactical marketing plans for portfolio to ensure corporate strategic directives are met
* Fine tune positioning and future sales argumentation based on market response
* Input in to sales support literature and product collateral to effectively promote products
* Identify and update conclusions from mining competitor website and literature and soliciting customer feedback
* Securing input from sales and support colleagues and regional marketing
* Preparing conclusions that help drive the creation of successful customer value propositions for molecular genetics solutions across the portfolio

Skills and Requirements:

* 2 years experience in a Global Product Management role in Life Sciences, Genomics or in vitro Diagnostics
* Minimum BSc (Hons) in a molecular biology discipline, a comprehensive knowledge and a keen interest in developing applications, new technology and uptake in clinical and diagnostic applications
* Customer focused
* Strong analytical skills
* Direct experience in clinical molecular genetics, or cancer genetics and able to talk the clinical geneticist’s language
* Lab experience in genomics technologies such as PCR, Microarray and Sequencing
* Proven track record of success in growing sales in clinical molecular genetics, diagnostics or cancer genetics markets. Including managing relationships with Key Customers/ opinion leaders in their field
* Successful track record in product management and or product development
* Enthusiasm for potential of genomics technologies in clinical/diagnostics market
* Well organised, good time management
* Commitment to personal development
* Team player
* Strong written communication skills
* Excellent communication and presentation skills

To Apply:
Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.
In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Tom Green on +44 203 814 1317 or upload your CV on our website - www.proclinical.com.
A full job description is available on request.
ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

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