EMEA Regional Product Manager - Sample Preparation

Description : EMEA Regional Product Manager - Sample Preparation. Company : Thermo Fisher Scientific. Location : Istanbul

Our Biosciences Division is at the forefront of innovation for sample preparation for use in research and clinical applications. The sample preparation business unit within the Biosciences Division is a cross-platform organization with a goal of democratizing molecular testing globally to improve global health outcomes.

This Regional Product Manager will manage life cycle for regional product introductions under EMEA validation regulations for sample preparation, collaborating with all business functions to ensure their products meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

This role will have responsibility for managing sample preparation products in EMEA in support of clinical molecular testing. As a member of the core team, this role will interact with other departments including R&D, Manufacturing, Service & Support, Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Global and Regional Marketing, Customer Support and Finance to support both research and clinical products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the R&D and product management peers to successfully define and execute sustaining product plan
  • Assigned projects may involve both internal development, partnerships with external collaborators or 3rd parties, and interaction with various regulatory bodies
  • Partner with Product Marketing and Business Development to incorporate regional considerations in portfolio decisions and go to market priorities
  • Ensure successful implementation of our go to market regional plans to accomplish customer adoption
  • Drive successful relationships with key customers to ensure we understand emerging trends and successful adoption of new products
  • Provide technical marketing support to sales/support teams, training and tool development
  • Collect VOC from customers and internal stakeholders to inform the business
  • Create regional test plans and protocol adoption, and coordinate the creation of legal agreements as required
  • Proactively ensure that all members of the commercial team are engaged and trained on sample preparation products

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related fields, with preference for an advanced degree (MS or PhD), MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of industry experience with product management methodology, ideally in LDT- and IVD-regulated environments, including successful interactions with the notified bodies in EMEA. Working knowledge and experience of preparing for filing for upcoming IVD-R regulations would be an advantage.
  • Experience in Life Sciences, Genomics, or Pharmaceutical industries. Experience with molecular technologies and/or qPCR is highly desirable
  • Proven track record of strong communication and influencing skills