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Clinical Supplies Management Product Manager (Hybrid)



West Point, PA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Job Description

Position Description:

Clinical Supplies Management Product Manager

We are seeking an energetic, collaborative, and experienced technology product manager to join the Research and Development Sciences (RaDS) IT Product organization as the Product Manager of the Clinical Supplies Management Product.

The Clinical Supplies Management Product is positioned with the Composition of Matter (CoM) product line, whose overall mission is to provide connected and enabling capabilities for scientists to design, develop, scale up, control, and distribute CoM from any modality to support clinical development programs. The Product is comprised of multiple in house created and commercially available applications that scientists use to efficiently manage clinical supplies packaging, labeling, planning, and distribution.

The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering value in multidisciplinary environments that intersect science, technology, and product and leading in a highly cross-functional, value-focused, and fast-paced environment. You will be the owner and chief advocate of the Clinical Supplies Management product for the RaDS IT Product organization with direct responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Define product vision, strategy, prioritization, goals, communication strategy, change management plans, and technology roadmap in collaboration with key stakeholders

  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of the product, business domain, and user base

  • Conduct product discovery with multidisciplinary business and technology teams

  • Ongoing product backlog management

  • Know your customers and their needs; practice active stakeholder management

  • Ensure the product offers valuable and viable solutions for scientists

  • Possess financial acumen, and make sound data-driven decisions that create value

Position Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • B.A./B.S. or M.A./M.S. in a chemistry or biology related scientific discipline or a technical discipline such as computer science.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience as technology product manager working directly with R&D scientists, or in a scientific R&D leadership role with experience related to process development or clinical supplies manufacturing

  • Proven strategic thinker with an eagerness to learn as needed to effectively solve problems

  • Strong communication skills with ability to align a team on complex multidisciplinary decisions

  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills, especially in a matrixed team environment

  • Self-starter with advanced prioritization skills, with drive towards data-driven decisions

  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, Spotfire or PowerBI, and Agile methodologies (scrum, Kanban etc.)


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Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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Expected salary range:

$135,500.00 - $213,400.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, long term incentive if applicable, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. A summary of benefits is listed here.

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Required Skills:

Asset Management, Benefits Management, Management System Development, Product Management, Requirements Management, Stakeholder Relationship Management, Strategic Planning, System Designs

Preferred Skills:

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Job Posting End Date:06/18/2024

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Requisition ID:R295120