Product Manager of CDx/Pharma Services (ADX-99-20)

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Product Manager of CDx/Pharma Services (ADX-99-20)
THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. -
ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust technology platform for genetic mutation detection by next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform enhances genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
As the Product Manager of CDx/Pharma Services you will have the exciting opportunity to strategically manage a biopharma services portfolio and related products. This position will report to the VP of Product Management & Marketing and will be primarily responsible for defining, developing and driving the product strategy for ArcherDx’s pharma services. This would include gaining alignment on biomarker, CTA (Clinical Trial Assay) and IVD strategy with cross-functional and regional stakeholders. In this role, you will support business opportunities and drive internal planning for sponsored clinical research supporting CDx product registrations.
The unique duties of this position will allow you to interact at all levels within the company. Working closely with Marketing, Pharma Business Development Leads, R&D, Medical Affairs, Archer Clinical Services & Production, you will enhance promotional marketing materials and launch new services by effectively translating your understanding of customer needs. You will also continually pursue new ways to maximize revenue through strategic portfolio positioning and insightful competitor understanding. Furthermore, you will be expected to develop and defend formal business cases to Sr Leadership, maintaining an expertise in the clinical areas of focus and general understanding of current diagnostic market future potential and trends. As a natural team player, you are motivated to partner with your Business Development colleagues concerning product strategies and aiding them in understanding key features and positioning, competitive comparison and product benefits, which will drive ArcherDx’s continued success.
Job performance will involve a variety of activities including:
  • Develop and manage product strategy and product roadmaps for pharma services.
  • Ability to create and validate business cases for new market opportunities and proposals. This includes creation of strategic plans, product definitions, market segmentation, collection of voice of customer, product requirements, and market analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to track competitive positioning/differentiation of the service products in the marketplace globally.
  • Build strong relationships and collaborations with R&D, Pharma BD, CMO, MSLs, Project Managers, Commercial, Regulatory, Finance and other key functions and teams.
  • Understanding of global market drivers, trends and regulatory implications.
  • Develop all pharma client-facing and internal training presentations on IVD/CDx/clinical trial services capabilities.
  • Drive innovation by identifying short and long-term product and business opportunities while contributing to product and marketing strategies (e.g. shifts in technology, market trends)
  • Collaborate with IVD Product Leads and market access teams to assess market opportunity, revenue, and market share estimates for key products targeted for registration path.
  • Stay informed about developments and innovations in the medical diagnostic industry as they apply to the company’s future marketing plans and products.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to better understand client needs, coordinate feedback with commercial teams and clients around IVD lifecycle and identify process improvements along the value chain.
  • Lead cross-functional groups and drive accountability even if not in the same department.
  • Travel up to 15%
  • 5+ years of experience in product management or related function in healthcare or biotech
  • Experience in healthcare-related industries including medical devices, molecular diagnostics, genetics or contract research
  • Previous experience working with pharma companies preferred
  • Drive and determination.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Possesses high integrity and exceptional work ethic.
  • Fosters mutual trust, respect and is an excellent team player.
  • Meets challenges consistently and confidently with energy and drive.
  • Motivated by results, urgency and personal commitment.
  • Able to work effectively in a highly complex matrix environment, with a proven ability to influence without formal authority and achieve results through people.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives.
  • Ability to interact with senior management, and others concerning matters of significance to the Company.
  • Proven problem-solving skills, and comfort in working in a dynamic environment with rapidly evolving business needs.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills including high discretion/judgment in decision making.
  • Strategic thinker that understands drug development, device development, design control and commercial strategy.
  • Advanced degree(s) in life sciences (ie MS/PhD/PharmD) required; MBA preferred but not required.
  • Deep understanding of the development, clinical and regulatory requirements for bringing in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) or companion diagnostics (CDx) to market.
  • Experience in marketing to pharma and developing compelling stories through data.
  • Track record of leveraging best practices in product management, competitive intelligence and strategic life cycle management frameworks.
  • Experience with or strong understanding of next-generation sequencing and precision oncology.
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Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.


Corporate Recruiter

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.


Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.


VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The marketing team brings in and drives the voice of our customers across the organization. Each strategic decision we make at ArcherDX is informed by a deep, customer-centric approach, where we use our insights to better understand how we can deliver an exceptional experience and aim to positively impact the lives of the patients we serve!


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What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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