Head of Product Strategy

Melbourne Permanent / Full Time

My background in academic research has given me specialist knowledge and expertise in a range of modern molecular biology and bioinformatic research techniques. As a Ph.D. student, I examined the complex relationships between microbial diversity, sexually transmitted pathogens, localised gene expression, and infertility among women.As Recruiter with mexec, I combine my knowledge, networking skills, and growing understanding of industry to help solve the problems of companies and individuals in the Life Sciences sectors.

Recruiter :
Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas
  • Medical Device
  • ASX listed
  • Remote or Hybrid
The Company
Our client is an innovative Australian, publicly listed medical diagnostics company, with a focus on delivering simple, affordable blood tests for the accurate detection of cancers, providing physicians with accurate and reliable diagnostic tools. They are committed to working with like-minded global partners to achieve the commercialisation and distribution of these simple solutions.
The Opportunity
Have you ever designed a new product and been integral to taking a new product to market? Have you worked between the technical organisation, the marketplace and the commercial teams to develop and support the strategy for release of new products? If so, then read on further to find out about your next role:
  • Identify new opportunities within the cancer diagnostic industry and determine their viability to accelerate the company’s growth aspirations.
  • Building and driving the Oncology innovation portfolio/roadmap, working in close collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develop clear product specifications for how the client can serve the Oncology IVD market through evolution of the current product concepts and/or the development of new platforms/solutions/services.
  • Align with the regional commercial leads on the development and deployment of strategies and tactics required to drive market penetration in their respective geographies, partnering with marketing and local product management.
  • Work with internal stakeholders & customers to understand product feature gaps.
  • Work with customers to understand their priorities & business challenges to determine product features.
  • Define & prioritize market-driven requirements for product features.
  • Communicate product feature priorities & requirements to engineering.
  • Work with PD team throughout releases to understand scientific and technical decisions & end-customer impact.
  • Manage Alpha/Beta testing programs, working with customer support on beta testing.
  • Prepare/participate in release document creation and prepare/manage product documentation.
  • Manage and communicate Product Releases to all internal and external stakeholders.
Position Requirements
  • A successful track record of at least 8+ years in a globally oriented organization, in a Life Sciences industry
  • Proven track record operating as a Product Manager, Product Development Manager, Commercial Manager or similar
  • Scientific post-graduate qualifications
  • International experience including UK, US, ASIA, and EMEA.
  • Track record of delivering through multi-functional project teams.
  • Deep clinical domain understanding of Oncology preferable and an established or growing network of KOLS.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate data into strategic insights and thrive in a dynamic environment where agility and flexibility are critical in delivering against commitments.
The Offer
Our client offers a truly innovative and progressive work environment. Your remuneration will include an attractive compensation package including base salary and substantial incentives for performance.  To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please email any questions you may have to [email protected] or call 1300 063 932 to arrange a confidential discussion with Mark Thomas or Marilyn Jones.  
To apply, visit our website at www.mexec.com and click Apply Now to submit a copy of your current CV and cover letter. Please note the title offered will reflect the successful applicant’s skills and experience.

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