Senior Product Manager

Recruiter
Abcam
Location
Cambridge
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Product Manager
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Contract: Full time, Fixed term contract (Maternity cover, 9-12 months)
Founded in 1998, Abcam PLC was an early pioneer of eCommerce in the life sciences industry and aptly, described as 'the Amazon of antibodies' in its early years and more recently, 'the Apple of antibodies'. For multiple years, including 2017, Abcam was voted and awarded the 'Best Website' by life science researchers with millions of visits monthly. Today, Abcam is one of the top 5 most value companies listed on AIM with a market cap value of nearly £3B.
About the Role:
Are you an experienced Product Manager looking to drive the continuous improvement program of a portfolio?
This is a unique opportunity to work in a high-growth, fast-paced environment, and contribute by driving the company's product continuous improvement program which encompasses working with multiple departments (marketing, supply chain, logistics and sales channels) to deliver growth. As the product manager you will be responsible for presenting recommendations on strategic decisions to key stakeholders through data insight and analysis and managing the development and delivery of the recommended strategies, along with continuous monitoring and optimization.
We need someone who is a forward thinker, with strong analytical skills. You'll have previous product management experience within a life science company, with a passion for problem solving and identifying innovative solutions to business challenges.
To succeed in this role - a life sciences degree is essential.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Continue to lead the implementation of Abcam's long-term quality strategy.
- Based upon best practice, recommend and drive continuous improvement policies across all product ranges.
- Manage and monitor the process for end of life products.
- Create and develop dashboards to drive effective decision-making processes.
- Using big data analysis to drive tactical activities.
- Provide regular up-dates of the initiative to relevant stakeholders (Board, ELT and relevant Abcam departments).
- Work with Finance Business Partner team to develop KPI metrics.
- Focus on market feedback, monitor and assist the team to address any issues.
- Work with Operational excellence team to ensure all product quality activities (product and infrastructure) are aligned.
About you:
You will have proven experience (2-4 years) of driving improvement projects for a large number of products. You will have first-hand knowledge in product management.
The successful candidate will have strong organisational and project management skills, and have a high level of analytical and numerical skills.
You will be customer focused, with excellent communication skills. Your are able to deal with a flexible working environment, and are flexible to meet the demands of the role.
About Us
Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers' success and their research needs.
It's our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you'll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.
Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focussed on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development.
If you have the required skills and experience, click on APPLY and forward your current CV and covering letter, with salary details, explaining why you are a good fit for this role.
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