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Product Manager

Location: Durham, NC, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Marketing

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

The Role 
This Product Manager will partner with Global and NA Marketing, NA Sales, Scientific & Clinical Affairs and other cross-functional leads. This role requires an understanding of market and customer segmentation, expertise in commercial execution, and ability to assess gaps and/or pain points to propose product and/or portfolio changes and enhancements.
 

Primary Duties

  1. Define the product strategy and roadmap within the assigned product line(s), including product launches, product revisions and end-of-life timelines and efforts.
  2. Collaborate with Global and Regional Marketing on instrument portfolio development and rationalization, product health, and product life cycle management strategies.
  3. Understand the competitive landscape across the instrument landscape and identifying key differentiators of the portfolio.
  4. Deliver a monthly revenue and demand forecast, along with managing product allocation strategies and decisions.
  5. Understands Voice of Sales (VOS), Voice of Customer (VOC) and supports sales and operations planning (S&OP) and align all functions of the organization to ensure customer service levels and reduced lead times.
  6. Responsible for achieving goals, timelines and overcome any tactical issues that arise that are within the scope of marketing.
  7. Work closely with all marketing teams to ensure portfolio synergies and alignment on go to market strategies.
  8. Support the development and execution of strategic and tactical marketing plans across the franchise portfolio and coordinate the U.S. launch of product updates and upgrades including pricing, positioning, targeting, promotion, sales education & customer rollout.
  9. Brief and train the sales and technical teams at routine meetings, along with performing product demonstrations to customers.
  10. Complies with company quality management systems, policies and procedures.
  11. Assist in the RFP process.
  12. Additional duties/responsibilities according to business needs.

 

Training & Education

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in marketing and/or commercial execution excellence required.

 

Experience

  1. Associate level 0-3 years’ relevant multifunctional commercial experience product management/marketing/sales experience. Experience in the diagnostics IVD industry preferred.
  2. Mid level-5+ years of relevant multifunctional commercial experience product management/marketing/sales experience. Experience in the diagnostics IVD industry preferred.
  3. Sr level 7+ relevant multifunctional commercial experience product management/marketing/sales experience. Experience in the diagnostics IVD industry preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Results oriented; ability to design scalable solutions to address business questions and/or challenges; self-motivated and organized to successfully complete high-quality work projects on time; attentive to detail.
  2. Ability to work across business lines and partner with various stakeholders to build consensus and achieve business results.
  3. Strong customer-facing skills from needs identification to delivering executive business case presentation.
  4. Ability to lead and effectively collaborate across multiple marketing and sales organizations
  5. Strong analytical skills, with proven track record of creativity in problem solving and customer needs resolution.
  6. Process oriented to seek details and data to quantify impact of continuous improvement for customer operational performance.
  7. Experience in a matrix organization and the ability to influence beyond lines of direct control.
  8. Experience in leading multi-cultural teams and building relationships.

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site https://careers.biomerieux.com/ or contact us at [email protected].

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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