Product Manager, Collaboration Products

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.


  • 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
  • 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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