Product Manager

  • Ref: CDMLS – PDMCA
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Sector: Biotechnology
  • Contract: Permanent

Job Description

Product Manager
£45,000 – £50,000

CDM Life Sciences are delighted to have partnered with a global Contract Research Organisation, committed to advancing life science and drug discovery. We are seeking an experienced and strategic Product Manager to join the team on a permanent basis, playing a pivotal role in shaping product development, marketing, and commercial strategies.

Key Responsibilities:
•Act as the primary advocate for the customer, influencing internal new product development plans, promotions, pricing, and routes to market based on in-depth market knowledge.
•Regularly attend customer calls and engage in approximately 25% travel to stay connected with market dynamics.
•Develop and maintain a close network of customers to gather direct feedback and market insights.
•Contribute to the generation of marketing information by leveraging relationships with customers.
•Contribute to management and board reports by providing valuable market and competitor information.
•Assist with marketing efforts with creative ideas to maximize short-term and long-term commercial advantage.
•Take ownership of financial performance and success, contributing to the overall commercial strategy and execution.
•Interact at all levels within the company to drive positive change and achieve financial goals.
•Work closely with marketing colleagues to develop internal and external communications plans and activities.
•Ensure accurate product data, descriptions, protocols, and pricing, communicated through the website and other channels.
•Manage communication with distributors and conduct regular commercial meetings.
•Contribute to the overall partner strategy, including OEM and technical partner agreements and relationships.

Skills and Qualifications:
•3+ years of marketing and commercial experience in life science or drug discovery sales.
•Laboratory experience in in vitro methodologies preferred.
•Highly empathic, with the ability to view problems from multiple angles.
•Strategic mindset to shape complex problems into clear tactical and strategic approaches.
•High attention to detail and a strong ‘completer finisher.’
•Clear understanding of the role of a Product Manager.
•Proficient in IT systems and CRM systems.
•Strong belief in and commitment to living the company’s values on a daily basis.

If you are a strategic and empathic professional with a passion for driving success in life science and drug discovery, we invite you to apply. Please contact Richard Hendry for more information on 0191 4692409/

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