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Product Manager Molecular Diagnostics

Belgium, Vlaams Gewest, LeuvenMarketing

Job description

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

Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the molecular diagnostics test product portfolio (labs and point of care) and development thereof according to client and market needs;
  • Define the business strategy and product roadmap for molecular diagnostics tests;
  • Conduct market research and competitive assessment;
  • Map out the customer/patient journey, drive voice-of-customer and translating customer needs into user requirements and product concepts;
  • Develop the business plan and go to market strategy: determine the product’s position, define pricing models, develop product pitches and product deliverables, create compelling value propositions, drive and explore market access needs, define the Go-to-Market;
  • Co-develop marketing/communications programmes with the communications team and drive content for sales messaging and competitive objection handling;
  • Support the creation of sales training plans and tools;
  • Act as liaison between Sales, Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Affairs, Customer Support and Supply Chain;
  • Build out a strong network and collaborate with Key Opinion Leaders;
  • Stimulate innovation across miDiagnostics and stay abreast of new developments and evolutions in (POC) diagnostics and medicine through review of the biomedical and scientific literature and conference attendance;
  • Acts as an inspirational leader and promotes a growth mindset across the company.

In this position, you will be reporting to our Director of Product Management.

Job requirements

  • Master of Science or Master of Engineering or equivalent;
  • Major in Engineering, Biomedical, Bioengineering, Biology, Business management or other relevant major;
  • MBA or advanced degree is a plus;
  • Must have 7 years product management experience in In vitro Diagnostics;
  • Proven success in product management across the continuum of sustaining current products and working closely with R&D on new products from conception through development and launch execution;
  • Proven experience in (point-of-care) diagnostics and deep understanding of diagnostic workflows in this field;
  • Expert knowledge in Infectious Diseases;
  • Regulatory experience preferred;
  • Strategic thinker & Innovator;
  • A strong commercial insight and drive are key;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent listening, communication and presentation skills;
  • Language: English is required, French or Dutch are a nice to have;
  • An influential leader and a true team player with strong external and internal stakeholder management skills;
  • Enjoys working in multidisciplinary teams;
  • An agile mindset: pro-active, ability to work in a high-paced and changing environment, flexibility to move and support the business as needed, eager to learn;
  • Our offices are located in Belgium (Leuven). Relocation to Belgium is needed. 
  • Domestic and international travel is required (approximately 15%-20%)