168650 - Sr. Product Manager - CA
Industry
PRO
Region
CA-Bay Area
City
South San Francisco
State
CA
Rate
Up to $69.77 DOE
Duration
10 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Product Manager for an opening in South San Francisco, CA.

The Sr. Product Manager will provide leadership and execution for products across the Ion Torrent library preparation business in the Life Sciences Group of client. This person will focus on Ampliseq Technology into new markets and will develop and manage a portfolio of on-market and new products. S/he will be responsible for development of product strategy, product definition, positioning, and product lifecycle management. This position interacts with varying levels of internal and external personnel and will require direct customer communication, public presentation, and a team-focused approach. Strong business and customer focus are essential. Effectiveness in this role requires the ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing product development and marketing plans, and a general knowledge of operating plans as well as industry practices for developing, promoting and selling similar products. The Product Manager must exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results, and is able to synthesize a decisive path forward based on all available information. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others and conduct presentations of technical information. Up to 15% Travel (international and domestic) is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops marketing plans and market research.
Leads new product development teams.
Manages inventory, pricing, customer communications and revenue forecasts.
Manages worldwide supply, demand, revenue, margin and pricing for product portfolio.
Updates and presents forecasts regularly to management, finance, and manufacturing teams.
Analyzes market trends, customer requirements and competitive strategy.
Identifies opportunities for increasing customer and business value through product differentiation.
Leads new product development process from concept through commercialization, including voice of customer research, definition of customer and product requirements and value proposition, manage product launches and sales training.
Works collaboratively with other members of client team to drive growth for the business segment.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Ability to manage project scope, budget and schedule to achieve timely completion of project deliverables
Experience in managing multiple stakeholders and resolving conflict within teams.
Excellent communication skills including oral, written and presentation techniques.
Demonstrated effectiveness in marketing, product management or strategy role including participating in market analysis, planning and new product development
Ability to see new business opportunities, set and meet aggressive objectives and develop strong working relationships will be required for success
Requires strong customer facing experience
Experience developing and presenting product marketing materials

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Next generation sequencing experience
Business development skills and cross-functional team leadership experience
Understanding of genomics, sequencing, molecular biology products, some life sciences
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EDUCATION:
Knowledge and skills normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in life sciences
5+ years of relevant experience or a Master's degree (MBA preferred) with 3+ years of relevant experience
Proven ability to build relationships and guide teams which include representatives from multiple functional areas, including R&D, Sales, Program Management, and Manufacturing

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time

Contact
Patricia Padilla at ppadilla@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x227 or (800) 927-9318 x227

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.