Head of Product Management

60000 - 75000 GBP

We have partnered with a Cambridge based biotech company who are looking to hire a Head of Product Management. This is an extremely exciting time to join, post Series B fund raise, and with the technology proven in its individual components – it’s now time to engage with the early adopters/collaborators and define the product range.

Our client has been working extremely hard on the R&D aspect of their product, and this hire will be crucial in speaking with potential customers and defining the system requirements.

The principal functions of the Head of Product Management are to develop the definition and vision of the Company’s first products and, by working closely with the senior management team and Company’s engineers and research scientists, to ensure that the Company’s product development meets and anticipates customer needs.

Key Responsibilities: Head of Product Management

·        To identify early adopters and trial customers for the product(s)

·        Working with the early adopters to understand and capture user requirements.

·        To define and execute on a clear product road map, A key component of this process will be early engagement with likely early adopters, both in academia and industry, to understand their needs. To support the above, Market Needs Assessments (MNAs) and Product Requirements Documents (PRDs) will be updated and refined (PRDs in coordination with the engineering team).

·        Manage the development, distribution, and baseline approval of all communication related to business requirements and their interpretation.

·        Ensure the impact of business decisions is reviewed in context to product development initiatives.

·        Identify and engage early access trialists and prospective key customers among both academic and industrial customers.

·        Accurately document customer engagement activities in CRM software in a timely fashion

·        Prepare sales forecast report with high accuracy.



Key Requirements: Head of Product Management

·        STEM background (biology, chemistry, chemical biology, synthetic biology would be most likely)

·        Excellent interpersonal skills with a sociable and confident personality

·        The ability to understand complex scientific challenges, and relay then to the in-house R&D team.

·        At least three years of commercial biotech experience.

·        Effective oral and written communication as well as good listening skills


To apply and receive immediate consideration, please follow the instructions listed on the website.

Job Overview
Location : Cambridge
Type : Permanent
Category : Biotech, Product Management
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