Product Manager, Collaboration Products

Organization
PerkinElmer, Inc.
Job Location
Waltham, MA 02451
Job Description

Drive development of PerkinElmer Collaboration Products (E-Notebook and related products). Manage product backlog and help development teams understand the specific requirements of scientists. Coordinate with strategic marketing to achieve business success for the collaboration product portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify market needs through market research supported by visits to current/ prospective customers
  • Generate ideas for new and existing products
  • Work cross-functionally to define go-to-market strategy, create product positioning statements, articulate key benefits and target customer profile
  • Work with R&D and Services to build and deliver product and product based solutions to customers
  • Evangelize – both internally and externally – the product offerings
  • Create, maintain and assume accountability for a culture of high customer service
  • Create crisp and clear requirements documentation for new product ideas/ product enhancement
  • Get product ideas approved and product development activities initiated
  • Play a hands-on role in early days of product (during development, initial proof of concept engagements with select customers) to demonstrate value of product to customer
  • Deliver engaging, informative and well-organized presentations, as needed
Requirements
  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate in Science or related discipline
  • 5~8 years of relevant experience in building or using enterprise software solutions in the areas of scientific research
  • Demonstrated skills translating the needs of scientific users into actionable technical requirements
  • Experience as a software product manager is highly desirable
  • Sound understanding of software product life cycle management
  • Demonstrated success in developing new product or solution ideas, launching new software products
  • Unique blend of business & technical savvy; a big picture vision; drive to make that vision a reality
  • Experience in end-to-end execution of product launch marketing strategies
  • Technical proficiency with general business applications such as MS Office
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good requirements analysis & documentation experience
  • Planning, prioritizing and reporting
  • Attention to detail and a concern for quality

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