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Director, Product Management & Realization -Remote

Company: PPD
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD - thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

Lead the enhancement/creation of both new and existing products/services offerings that drive revenue growth and profitability. Works closely with marketing, business intelligence and product development teams across PPD to ensure a robust plan. Responsible to understand and communicate internally customer/user requirements for PPD products/services.

  • Scopes new requirements and expected ROI to prioritize and support product development efforts necessary to maintain its competitive edge.
  • Refines packaging/pricing/marketing/selling efforts to address current customer needs, and to accommodate product variations required for new market opportunities.
  • Develops strategic business relationships with key global partners to solidify/enhance the product offering.
  • Helps define the key messages for the core retention/engagement product and works with multiple teams to create all necessary demand generation and sales enablement tools.
  • Attends customer meetings and helps to fine tune company's pitch based on meeting observations.
  • Co-develops programs to ensure that retention product offering has high uptake/usage within customers.
  • Works with marketing and sales enablement and product development to build new product/service offerings based on rigorous customer insights.
  • Continually tracks overall value of each product to ensure that performance is on track and marketing programs are aligned.
  • Attends industry events to remain current on overall market conditions, customer needs and competitive landscape.
  • Use analytics, testing, customer intelligence and competitive analyses to inform the source of value of product solutions.
  • Reconciling customer intelligence with internal stakeholder input into a clear prioritized product roadmap.
  • Continually develops understanding of the customer needs as they evolve to identify new opportunities and support current products / solutions across PPD

Minimum Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 10 years)
  • Prior product management/marketing experience required or equivalent experience
  • Experience within the life sciences/biotechnology/pharma industry or supplier/vendor

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to navigate the nuances of product development, technology, sales, and strategic marketing in order to develop strong business cases, and to deliver on time
  • Strong ability to collaborate effectively and lead executives and other people around the business to garner consensus on roadmap and deliverables
  • Possess a strategic thinking mindset with solid decision-making skills in the face of imperfect data, and must also be willing to deliver on a tactical, roll-up-your-sleeves basis
  • Excellent planning, written and verbal communication skills (including public speaking in front of prospective customers)

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organization but with a local feel.

  • We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.

As we are likely to receive many applications, sometimes we are unable to provide feedback to everyone.




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