This position will be responsible managing QIAGEN’s Bioinformatics portfolio for microbiome and microbial genomics applications. The candidate is expected to have entrepreneurial spirit, and a strong background in NGS and microbial genomics. He or she will collaborate across the organization and externally to create synergies in bioinformatics, next generation sequencing, sample technologies, and instrumentation. The candidate will develop and manage the bioinformatics portfolio roadmap for microbial genomics and microbiome applications. Specific responsibilities include:
- Market Sensing: Develop and maintain a strong, quantitative understanding of customer needs, segmentation, competition, application drivers and technology.
- Business ownership: Collaborate to develop, validate and approve requirements to guide product development and roadmap. Serve as the business owner in the stage-gated product development and introduction process and ensure products can achieve competitive leadership for their use cases and target markets. Own revenue and budget responsibility for the portfolio.
- Portfolio Innovation: Develop and implement portfolio optimization strategies with a mix of product innovation, pricing, and life cycle management. Identify and develop business cases to prioritize organic and inorganic investments. Evaluate and drive portfolio expansion through partnerships and acquisitions. Serve as a key stakeholder for integration of acquired entities.
- Strategic Marketing and Go-To-Market support: Guide the development of scientific content for marketing activities by dedicated scientists, who may report directly to this position. Collaborate with marketing to support product releases, marketing events, the development and execution of campaigns, and sales training and enablement.