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2232- Manager, Product Management

at Certara USA, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Certara is hiring a talented Manager of Product Management to support our Software Division! This position can be based out of any US Certara location or can be full-time remote.
At Certara, we accelerate medicines to patients by partnering with life science innovators.
In the past 6 years, over 90% of companies that received new drug approvals by the FDA used our software or services. Our integrated and proprietary end-to-end platform with biosimulation, regulatory science, and market access solutions combined with our strong team of scientists and subject matter experts enable our clients to have:
informed decision-making & reduced clinical trial burden
higher R&D productivity
improved patient outcomes & increased patient access to medicines
accelerated regulatory approval
Certara is a global team that fosters and nurtures a diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The collective sum of our individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and unique capabilities and talent represents a significant part of our culture, our reputation and our achievement.
Together with our partners, we use biosimulation and technology-enabled services to transform drug discovery and development across all therapeutic areas and innovative therapies.
Job Summary: (short description)
The Product Manager (s) will be a key driver of developing the product road map for an existing software portfolio and potentially other products in the pipeline. The individual will develop insights from interactions with customers along with a keen understanding of competitive offerings to inform product direction. The role also requires close interaction with the Product Owner, UI/UX Designer, and product development.
Managing a product line at Certara requires serving as the conduit between the market place, sales, marketing, and the product development team to communicate appropriate customer needs and future trend insights to build and improve products that create meaningful value for Certara's customers.
The role requires working with Product Management tools, processes and best practices. This role requires a deep understanding of the drug development value chain and business, as well as the key software tools and technologies used to support drug development.
Primary Duties:
Discover what users need by conducting user research and unveiling critical insights.
Create the product's long-term vision and strategy in the context of Certara's strategic vision.
Align the team around a cohesive product roadmap.
Prioritize features for development; i.e. decide what to build next.
Deliver features that function and delight customers.
Champion the team, partners, and external stakeholders to ensure alignment around overall strategy and direction of the product.
Document the product vision and strategy in roadmaps, release plans, etc.
Work closely with Sales, Marketing and product development teams to develop Product/Service strategies, targeting identified market segments and defining Product/Service offerings that address specific customer needs in those segments.
Gather and analyze data from various sources to identify the needs, pain points and other opportunities to improve the user experience
Maintain an on-going awareness of the activities of Certara's software competitors, including monitoring competitor business agreements, pricing, technology trends, etc. The Product Manager will communicate competitive intelligence to other groups within the organization.
Work collaboratively with Marketing, Sales and Product Development teams on product launches and development projects
Possess strong technical skills with an understanding Agile software development practices, along with management tools such as JIRA, Confluence, GitHub, et c.
Represent the company by visiting customers and conferences to solicit feedback on company products and services.
Act as a product evangelist within Certara and with external audiences to build awareness and understanding of Certara's current and future product vision
Qualifications:
10+ years total experience either as a Product Manager or in roles with similar responsibilities
Bachelor's degree in business, life sciences, computer technology or related fields is required; Advanced degree is preferred
Professional Product Management training is an asset
Skills & Abilities:
Enterprise software experience, preferably including cloud-based solutions is a strong plus.
Experience in pharmaceutical,... For full info follow application link.

Certara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Certara does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.        

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Job Posting: 898732

Posted On: Jan 18, 2022

Updated On: Feb 13, 2022