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Career Application:
Senior Product Manager – Rare Disease Diagnostics


Built over twenty years on the world’s largest collection of human genomes, WuXi NextCODE’s platform powers the biggest and most innovative precision medicine efforts on four continents, from pioneering population-optimized genome tests to providing wellness products. The customers we serve cover a broad spectrum, including clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, researchers and consumers who want to be more pro-active about their health management.

The role:

This individual will lead and grow our P&L-focused Product Management function for rare disease diagnostics applications across the globe.  With functional partners like User Experience, Marketing, R&D and more, the main goal of this role is to drive adoption and sales for our rare disease product portfolio.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Frame and drive the P&L for the rare disease diagnostics product portfolio
  • Define pricing strategy, product messaging, positioning and configuration to ensure performance versus business goals are met
  • Drive the commercialization and go-to-market of all offerings
  • Lead cross functional teams including User Experience, R&D, commercial, business development, project management and alliance partners to drive toward best business decisions and optimize IRR
  • Understand reimbursement strategies and leverage them to create profitable product offerings
  • Conduct continuous competitive monitoring to define trends and strategically evaluate new market opportunities
  • Act as the chief evangelist for the product portfolio
  • Lead cross functional meetings and provide updates to executive-level committees
  • Passionate about “outside-in”, market-driven, and user-driven decision-making, this individual will focus on collaboration with customers and key opinion leaders to develop proof-of-concept data and penetrating key application areas

Requirements:

  • MS or PhD degree in molecular biology, bioinformatics, pharmacology, or equivalent is required; with additional MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in product management for clinical and/or regulated products, including data analysis software. NGS and Bioinformatics experience preferred
  • Previous experience with rare disease diagnostics, population genomics or similar is a definite plus
  • Demonstrated experience running the P&L for a product line or business area
  • Customer focused with a deep understanding and command of molecular diagnostics. Intimate knowledge of customer requirements and competitive offerings
  • Ability to effectively communicate value proposition and technical information to a range of customer and internal audiences required
  • A strategic thinker with excellent analytical and organizational skills who can drive the translation of strategy into execution with direct and cross functional teams
  • Existing network and relationships (scientific and business) within hospitals, population genomics consortia,biopharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders worldwide
  • Experience in working with worldwide customers
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and lead effectively with sales and marketing professionals, technology leaders, UX leaders, and other key stakeholders
  • The willingness to take risks and fail fast
  • Ability to travel extensively (~50%)
  • *For applicants with exceptional experience, this position could be at Director level