Product Manager, Collaboration Products

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 12/1/2016

PerkinElmer WALTHAM, MA

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Drive development of PerkinElmer Software 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
* 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
* Bachelors degree in business adminastration,
computer science, science, or related field
* 2-5 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
* Experience as a software product manager is highly
* Sound understanding of software product life cycle
* 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
* Planning, prioritizing and reporting
* Attention to detail and a concern for quality