Product Manager, Antibody Portfolio

Posted 15 Mar 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 189302


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

We are seeking a driven, strategic minded individual who has a strong life science technical background combined with experience with the challenges of product positioning and the market development of new products to serve as Product Manager for a World Class Antibody Portfolio and Business Unit in the Life Sciences Industry.

This individual would be part of a global product management team within the larger Protein and Pathway Technologies Franchise, whose mission is to serve the protein-based detection and in vitro assay reagent needs of the Life Science Research Markets. As a member of the Global Product Management function at MilliporeSigma, your role as Product Manager is to act as the frontline manager for his/her responsibility. This includes decision making, reporting, and communication within the role as well as collaboratively working with cross-functional teams that are needed to support the role and the business.

This individual would play a central role in positioning and leveraging both Core capabilities and onboarding key new technologies and products to further the Antibody Portfolio's competitiveness in different customer segments. This role would collaborate closely as a peer among other members of Antibody Product Management and Franchise team and would report to a Senior Lead within the Antibody Business Unit.

  • Support key product line management functions, including evaluation of product lifecycle and profitability, interactions/requirements of key functions. Proportionate responsibility for revenue and margin growth including analysis and reporting out business performance metrics.
  • Develop and lead new product launches and go-to-market strategies
  • Contribute to the strategic direction for digital and web development of the product line
  • Help support knowledge-building of market competitors and customer needs that drive and impact your business
  • Co-develop approaches that align with the strategies of the larger organization including R&D, Operations, and Commercial teams
  • Co-lead in identifying and onboarding critical new technologies needed to advance the portfolio strategy, including strategic fit, critical value proposition, potential for leverage
  • Support the evaluation of customer satisfaction and portfolio competitiveness
  • Serve as product champion with internal stakeholders, regional teams, and directly with key accounts. Articulate the value proposition of the antibody portfolio to internal and external stakeholders and maintain close interaction with the customer facing organization
  • Will be required to create and present materials appropriate to the level of audience in a clear and concise manner
  • Frequently communicate and exchange information across various collaboration tools with internal & external individuals and teams in remote locations
  • Required to travel domestically and/or internationally. Travel may be up to 10%.
  • Required to work on-site at local office 80% of time

    Position to be located in St. Louis, MO or Temecula, CA


Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Biology or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in commercial sales and/or marketing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS/PhD in a scientific discipline and/or MBA preferred
  • Strong demonstrated understanding of marketing concepts such as product life cycle, product positioning, new product development, strategic marketing
  • Strong Digital Marketing/eCommerce experience to develop and lead digital strategies for antibody products
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines and to identify strategic opportunities, set aggressive objectives, and drive key business priorities
  • Strong demonstrated ability to understand, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals and business reports
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience managing and working with large datasets and strong Microsoft Excel experience with multi-level functions
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work as a team player and/or independently
  • Thorough understanding of antibodies and their applications in life science research

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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