Product Manager Molecular Diagnostics

Job description

We are looking for a proactive, result-driven individual to join a highly collaborative and fast-moving team dedicated to developing the next generation of diagnostic products.

As our Product Manager Molecular Diagnostics, you are responsible for driving marketing initiatives, product lifecycle management:

  • Gather product and customer requirements by performing market analysis through questionnaires and competitive analysis to identify opportunities for increasing customer and business value through product differentiation
  • Define critical product requirements and prioritize, in order to discuss with R&D the fit of these requirements with technological capabilities
  • Act as the voice of the customer in the company through various stages of product definition, prototyping and development, to ensure the development of a product that offers the best user experience
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to develop the right product to fill market needs and serve as the customer advocate interacting with functional partners including R&D, Program Management, Manufacturing, Finance, Customer Services, Quality and Regulatory
  • Create user journeys to understand user interactions with the product
  • Lead the user experience and (graphical) interface development
  • Prepare for commercialization:
  • Define market segmentation, value proposition, commercialization strategy, reimbursement approach, competitive analysis, forecasting, pricing, and positioning
  • Create a communication launch plan (marketing collaterals, training material, launch event, social media)
  • Be part of the launch team (packaging, IFU)
  • Assist with long-term strategy development and product pipeline portfolio management aligned with business strategy

In this position, you will be reporting to our Director Strategic Marketing.

Job requirements

  • You obtained a Master degree in a scientific area (biomedical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, bioengineering, molecular biology,…)
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in Product Management
  • 5 years experience in infectious diseases is desired, preferably in healthcare/medical device industry.
  • Knowledge of molecular diagnostics, POC, infectious diseases
  • Superior networking skills
  • You are a customer oriented person with excellent networking and interpersonal communication skills including influencing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong conceptual thinking and innovative skills
  • Ability to translate market input from diverse fields into product requirements
  • Solid result driven personality, high level of enthusiasm, energy and internal motivation/drive
  • Eager to learn novel concepts and technologies
  • An excellent knowledge of English is a must (spoken and written); Knowledge of Dutch and any other European language (French, Spanish) is an asset
  • You feel comfortable in a start-up environment and you can easily switch from one task to another
  • You appreciate working in an open space amongst enthusiastic, multidisciplinary and international colleagues
  • Domestic and international travel is required (approximately 10-15%)