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Product Manager II - Contract to Hire

Location: Hercules, CA, United States
Job # 10476712
Date Posted: 02-21-2018
Title: Product Manager II
Location: Hercules, CA 94547
Salary: Up to $70.00 hourly
3 Month Contract

Our client, a leading producer of products for the life sciences and clinical diagnostics industry is seeking a Product Manager II to join the BioEducation team.

This position will focus on the marketing, development, support, and maintenance of products in the BioEducation product line. The primary responsibilities will include:
  • Conduct market research to identify customer needs. Analyze and dissect competitive information and customer data to determine market trends. Justify and define products for expansion of science education market.
  • Develop marketing campaigns to ensure successful market introduction and report on marketing efficacy. Support business on market requirement and new product development projects.
  • Work closely with R&D and manufacturing teams on product life-cycle management, including any product related issues including product backorder and performance requirements.
  • Work with distributors.
  • Execute tactical plans for digital markets, including digital marketing solutions and web marketing.
Qualifications & Experience
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in the life science or science education industries (marketing, sales and R&D), including at least 2 years of product management experience
  • BA/BS in a life sciences field required. An advanced degree (MBA, MS, or PhD) is highly desirable. 
  • A passion for science education and will be a highly self-motivated and team-oriented individual who is excited to work as part of a dynamic, fast paced, and highly motivated team
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams to build consensus and solve problems
  • Demonstrated project management, planning, negotiating, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with good organization skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to think strategically and present high level information for multiple audiences, including educators, scientists, executives, and laymen
  • Experience defining, establishing and managing collaborations with KOL, PI, educators, and research scientists
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills able to represent BioEducation group internally as well as the organization externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suites (eg.  Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and equivalents)
Preferred Qualifications
  • A life science research background with lab experience is advantageous
  • Teaching experience at the high school or college level is highly desirable
  • Experience in market research, product development or support in a biotechnology discipline is highly desirable
  • Experience in web marketing, social media campaigns, or CRM lead management systems and generally being digitally savvy is a plus
Please send an updated version of your resume for immediate consideration. Thank you!
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