London - Ropemaker Place
Associate Director Product Management, Life Sciences
Company & Team – “About Us”
IHS Markit Life Sciences continues to lead the way in delivering critical information and services to the global biopharmaceutical sector. Our group consists of worldleading data, research and consulting experts who help our clients make better decisions every day. Within the business, the product manager plays a critical role in aligning and executing our business strategy, with a significant focus on market access, pricing and reimbursement and healthcare economics.
Duties and Responsibilities – “Your Role”
This role is designed to drive commercial success and product requirements of our Life Sciences portfolio and is a critical member of the team, reporting directly to the Head of the Division. S/he will be responsible for coordinating the overall business plan and executing the commercial agenda in partnership with Sales and Marketing; speaking with clients; develop personabased messaging and materials across Life Sciences personas; and liaise with Development to build out future enhancements on the product roadmap. Preferred location is London but is flexible.
Key responsibilities include:
Partner with Sales and Product/Research to ensure appropriate end user positioning and develop business strategy
Partner with Sales to provide Subject Matter Expertise on our Life Sciences product offerings
Partner with Development team to define and execute platform requirements
Partner with Marketing to identify key areas for campaigns and events
Partner with Consulting to explore persona trends and develop new capabilities
Manage marketing materials, social media and events positioning, and support client/prospect proposal development
Support and drive select commercial partnerships
User test requirements with clients and prospects
Monitor and analyze competitive landscape and usage of products
Job Requirements – “About You”
You have significant experience in the life sciences sector and a willingness to engage with clients while translating those engagements into effective product development plans and coordinating their execution.
Key Qualifications and Skills:
Five+ years of experience
Bachelor or master’s degree in business or related field
Experience in the Life Sciences sector
Experience in user testing and platform development
Product Management Certification preferred
Excellent English writing skills
Fluency in MS Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Must be deadline oriented
Must be able to work well with others and willing to work across time zones with teams in the Americas and Europe
Job Benefits – “What we offer”
Cash incentive plan and equity award
Excellent flexible benefits
Dynamic, global team and part of an exciting, growing firm of industry and macro experts
Options to work from home
Opportunity to work with world experts in the field
Strong client base and broad product line
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