Sr. Manager/Associate Director, Product Management, New Product Development
Brisbane, CA 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Position: Sr. Manager/Associate Director, Product Management, New Product Development
Location: Brisbane, CA
Job Id: 941
# of Openings: 1
Headquartered in South San Francisco, CA, CareDx, Inc. is a leading precision medicine solutions company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value healthcare solutions for transplant patients and caregivers. CareDx offers products, testing services and digital healthcare solutions along the pre- and post-transplant patient journey, and is the leading provider of genomics-based information for transplant patients.

Sr. Manager/Associate Director, Product Management, New Product Development
CareDx is seeking a highly motivated Sr. Manager/Associate Director, New Product Development (NPD) to lead the strategy and planning for new testing services development and life-cycle management. Reporting to the Director, New Product Development, the role will be responsible for providing strategic guidance to cross-functional teams developing new products and upgrading existing products (lifecycle management).

  • Gather deep understanding of current and anticipated future market needs by interacting with customers (KOLs, regular providers, nurses, administrators, etc.), medical societies, patients, patient advocacy/support groups and other stakeholders
  • Develop subject matter expertise by attending scientific conferences, keeping up to date on pertinent scientific literature and monitoring competitor activities/offerings
  • Analyze and segment markets to determine competitive environment, compelling value proposition, and develop target product profiles including pricing and go to market strategy by working closely with commercial teams
  • Create and maintain long-term product/program strategies encompassing different versions, geographies, business models and regulatory classifications
  • Partner with Regulatory, Market Access, and Marketing to gain and incorporate considerations for product portfolio decisions and go to market priorities
  • Work hand-in-hand with the program leader and project manager of assigned project teams to ensure teams have the latest market insight and are working towards the right deliverables. Ensure user/product requirements used for design control process documents and measured under PMO reflect latest market insights
  • Create information materials and present updates to senior management. Aid in the generation of presentations to Board of Directors, investors and general public
  • BS/MS in biological sciences. PhD, MBA, or an advanced degree in public health is a plus
  • 5-8+ years of experience in biotech, medical device, or healthcare industry
  • 5+ years of experience in product management or customer-facing function
  • Technical knowledge of genomics and next generation sequencing
  • Experience working on regulated products and developing specifications for novel diagnostic products with minimal customer input
  • Experience in new product development and launch
  • Experience working with key opinion leaders and conducting voice-of-customer research
  • Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels and influencing without authority
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a matrixed team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt and respond quickly to change in a dynamic, high-growth environment
  • 25% travel involved to scientific conferences and other important events
  • Familiarity with CLIA, In-Vitro Diagnostic (IVD), Lab-developed Test (LDT)
  • Understanding of artificial intelligence, health informatics, key health information technology platforms (EMR/HER) and patient-facing tools (apps, portals, etc.)
  • Scientific or technical experience in field of transplantation
Additional Details
Every individual at CareDx has a direct impact on our collective mission to improve the lives of organ transplant patients worldwide. We believe in taking great care of our people, so they take even greater care of our patients.

Our competitive Total Rewards package includes:
  • Competitive base salary and incentive compensation
  • Health and welfare benefits including a gym reimbursement program
  • 401(k) savings plan match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • And more!
In addition, we have a Living Donor Employee Recovery Policy that allows up to 30 days of paid leave annually to a full-time employee who makes the selfless act of donating an organ or bone marrow.

With products that are making a difference in the lives of transplant patients today and a promising pipeline for the future, it's an exciting time to be part of the CareDx team. Join us in partnering with transplant patients to transform our future together

CareDx, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify program.

******** We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 8 years
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