Newham, London (On-site)
£44000 - £48000 per annum
Job description

Product Manager (Research Tools)

Location: Stratford, London (high flex - we would expect you to be in the office 1-2 days per month).

Salary: £44,000 - £48,000pa depending on experience + benefits

Contract Type / Hours: Permanent / Full time 35 hours per week

Application Deadline: 2nd September at 23.55. This vacancy may close earlier if a high volume of applications are received or once a suitable candidate is found, so please do not delay submitting your application to avoid any disappointment., the research tools arm of CRUK, is a non-profit, global community of cancer researchers, academic institutes, and professional societies, with a shared mission to accelerate cancer research. With a history of more than 40 years of managing and providing reagents to both academic and for-profit laboratories around the world, has been steadfast in its mission of accelerating cancer research by making research tools widely and easily available.

What will I be doing?

The Product Manager contributes towards realising the goal of CancerTools to help scientists accelerate cancer research and advance science by representing the voice of customer and providing market-driven insights at all stages of the product life cycle. The Product Manager combines a data-driven approach with industry best practices and subject matter expertise to develop and implement effective product management strategies that support commercialization, promotion, and maintenance of the assigned product portfolio. The role involves a high degree of collaboration across teams and business units together with customers globally.

Some of the key duties include:

Product Strategy

  • Manage the product life cycle and deliver a product strategy using product management initiatives that leverage new market opportunities to accomplish business objectives for the assigned portfolio.

  • Develop and maintain a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) network in academia and industry to initiate new collaborations, collect voice of customer and assess new markets

  • Track the commercial performance of the assigned product line(s) and their respective markets including competitive landscape, and regularly present market and financial summaries to the team

  • Collaborate with business development team to conduct opportunity analysis and strategic planning for in-licensing of intellectual property based on market requirements

Product Marketing

  • Work in conjunction with digital marketing team to develop and support the global marketing strategy and annual plan based on product and market insights including campaign planning and evaluation, collateral review, and product launches.

  • Develop and review website, email, and social media content together with product information, manuals, labels and packaging to enhance overall user experience

  • Lead the technical support program for the assigned portfolio

  • Support sales and business development teams as the subject matter expert for the assigned portfolio by delivering sales support tools and product training

  • Identify and attend global conferences and work with the event Management team to successfully execute marketing tactics to achieve strategic portfolio objectives

What skills are we looking for?

We're looking for an organised, engaging communicator with digital marketing experience.

You will bring to the role:

  • PhD in cancer biology or a related biological science field OR Experience in product management, marketing, sales, or business development within life sciences

  • Practical knowledge or laboratory experience with consumables such as antibodies and cell lines used in academic or commercial research environments

  • Experience in leading a cross functional portfolio

  • Good understanding of product positioning based on value proposition and voice of customer

  • Digital Marketing experience with a good knowledge of social media and CRM tools would be an advantage.

  • Strong organisational, analytical, data interpretation and project management skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience in developing strong relationships with key stakeholders

Application process: In our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we operate an anonymised shortlisting process. Please therefore ensure that you have completed the work history section of the application form and answered all application questions. CVs are required for all applications; however they will not be reviewed until interview stage

What will I gain?

Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, and much more.?We want to ensure that you have the best work/life balance possible, so we actively encourage a flexible working culture for all of our roles wherever?possible.?Depending?on your role, options for flexibility could include homeworking, reduced or flexi-hours, job shares, job splits, and core hours. For the majority of our office-based roles?you'll only be?required to work from a specific location for 1 or 2 days a week on average.?You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

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Posted on: 05 August 2022
Closing date: 04 September 2022 at 09:26
Job ref: R021305
Tags: Policy/Research