Senior Product Manager, Core Consumables

Working from home
Jun 09, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Senior Product Manager, Core Consumables

The Senior Product Manager will be responsible for all aspects of platforms product marketing for core sequencing consumables, supporting development programs as well as on-market PMs. The position will focus on sequencing consumable product marketing for an innovative DNA sequencing company. This includes collecting, assessing and prioritizing customer and market requirements while working closely with development to deliver market-leading products, and sales to drive successful product launches. It also includes assessing third party offerings and creating relevant programs that drive trial, adoption and utilization of our sequencing platforms and consumables.

  • Be a champion for Pacific Biosciences' customers representing their needs in the long read sequencing space
  • Develop detailed product strategy and roadmap to meet company objectives, in partnership with platform PMs and other teams
  • Aid in developing a holistic product strategy for the broader sequencing business to meet company objectives
  • Assess partnership opportunities relevant to our sequencing workflow
  • Perform competitive and market analysis
  • Work cross functionally with a core team to creatively develop and test product concepts and ideas
  • Build business plans for the product line that include opportunity assessment, positioning strategy, financial analysis, and required tactical plans to support successful adoption
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams including but not limited to R&D, Sales, Program Management, Finance and Manufacturing to ensure successful implementation of product requirements
  • Deliver on an ongoing basis product requirements with associated prioritization, metrics, and supporting analysis
  • Plan, lead and execute successful product launches
  • Train field teams and support selling activities, including development of sales tools and collateral
  • Develop product marketing materials, promotional campaigns, organize scientific events
  • Foster a thriving community centered on the use of PacBio sequencing
  • Collaborate with Applications Lab Scientists, Field Applications Specialists and Engineering, to help developing training programs and documentation
  • Partner with customer support to drive customer feedback

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Position Requirements
  • Track record of success defining and launching excellent products
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in life science company or related field, ideally with >3 years in product management/marketing positions
  • Degree in molecular biology, engineering or associated scientific field required. Ph.D., MBA or other advanced degree desirable, but not required.
  • Experience across instrument, software, and consumable life science products with associated technical depth strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority, and to work effectively with customers, development, and field teams
  • Experience with Agile software development process with working knowledge of JIRA
  • Outstanding leadership, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Must have an excellent work ethic, exceptional judgment, and unquestionable integrity
  • Hands on, high energy, and highly responsive
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation