Head of Product Management - Life-sciences
- Job Reference: 00018270-1
- Date Posted: 3 September 2020
- Recruiter: CV-Library
- Location: Bagshot, Surrey
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Sales & Marketing, Covid-19
- Job Type: Permanent
Head of Product Management
A globally admired diagnostics company is looking for a Head of Product Management, to join their specialist marketing division.
Internationally respected as a leader in rapid diagnostic technology, they are growing rapidly and hiring due to their continued success in the market. This a brand new position.
Head of Product Management Role
This fantastic opportunity centred on developing and implement marketing strategies and tactics successfully, using a thorough understanding of the local market within rapid diagnostics for infectious diseases, specifically building on the client’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. You will receive a competitive salary, the opportunity to develop your skills in a dynamic and varied role and work with an ambitious and highly rewarding company. The role will be based in Surrey, easily commutable from Farnborough, Bagshot and Wokingham areas. There is the option to work from home a couple of days per week. You’ll also be expected to travel to other sites throughout Surrey and Hampshire as required.
The Head of Product Management is responsible for the implementation of the Group’s vision and strategy, overseeing the development and management of the product’s roadmap.
The role is inherently cross-functional and requires the provision of support to the Product Manager’s in their respective roles, in addition to working closely with marketing colleagues and cross-department functions such as Sales and R&D.
It will require oversight and participation in the strategic management of each Product Manager’s area of expertise and be able to offer guidance and planning experience in the cross-discipline execution of upstream marketing activities.
This individual will have a real-time understanding of Product Manager project status and be able to offer coverage on such status to the European Marketing Manager
You will be responsible for developing the marketing strategy in line with key business objectives and industry trends. Other responsibilities include:
Provide senior level support to the Product Management team
Formulate marketing strategy for product positioning, market penetration and customer satisfaction in close collaboration with the commercial team
Establish and maintain a strong understanding of the organisation’s marketplace
Drive investigation and analyses on prospective product markets
Provide input to ensure that our product development pipeline delivers products that are impactful
Develop and manage collaborations with Key Opinion Leaders
Able to engage the resources of marketing and other departments in a manner that is appropriate to current strategic direction and priority
Build pricing policy and engagement criteria support to sales teams for portfolio of products
Regular reporting of portfolio management status and ability to demonstrate long term planning in consideration of dynamic market
Head of Product Management Requirements
5+ years’ experience in standalone product management or strategic marketing roles within the life sciences / medical device / Biotech industry
Relevant scientific qualification
Proven track record in setting successful portfolio strategies
Experience in KOL development and management
Ability to work effectively within cross functional teams
Willingness to travel for customer meetings, sales support and relevant marketing activities
Track record demonstrating excellent competence, integrity, and communication skills
Ability to independently create quality solutions to problems and implement these efficiently and to a high standard of quality
Exceptional communication skills with KOLs customers and technical and non-technical team members
Full UK Driving Licence
In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent training and ongoing career development as well as flexible working opportunities, bonus, car allowance and benefits
The interview process - 1st round interview will be a Microsoft Teams meeting with the hiring manager, with the second stage a face-to-face where possible.
If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now! If you want to discuss similar opportunities email me at k.haralabidis@x4communications. (url removed)