Antech Diagnostics

Product Manager

ID 2021-4147

Overview

 

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For more than 30 years, Antech Diagnostics has been the hallmark of the veterinary industry.  At the heart of Antech is our love for pets. Today Antech is driving the future of pet health as part of Mars Veterinary Health, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

 

Antech is comprised of a diverse team of individuals who are committed to each other’s growth and development. Our culture is centered on our guiding philosophy, The Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.

 

We understand that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today, and that’s why we’re inspired to make A Better World for Pets.

Responsibilities

Our Product Manager  will be responsible for the Product  Manager  focus on executing the short- and long-term vision for a defined portfolio of products, capturing customer requirements and aligning them with product delivery plans, and playing a part in evangelizing products to both internal and external audiences (customers, prospects. partners). The Product Manager role will be accountable for maintaining precise, detailed, and timely project plans to ensure on-time, on-budget, on-target delivery of new products, features, and enhancements.  

The Product Manager will be a core role within the Product Management team and report to VP of Product Commercialization. The Product Manager will be on the front line of driving tactical execution for a range of diagnostic assays, products, and related services across the Antech Diagnostics and Imaging ecosystem. The Product Manager will manage their portfolio across the entire product lifecycle, including concept, design, production, testing, launch, product evolution, feature expansion, and decommissioning.

 

  • Create and maintain detailed product and project plans that drive the on-time, on-target, and on-budget delivery of products, services, and enhancements to Antech’s customers.
  • Serve as center point of all communication, planning, and execution around products in the portfolio, including ensuring adherence to Antech New Product Development (NPD) process.
  • Collect and interpret customer requirements through research and available market data and use it to shape products and develop long-term product roadmaps
  • Assess new product ideas and their market viability
  • Perform detailed competitive analysis and ensure that data is understood and leveraged across the organization
  • Define product marketing strategies and objectives and work with Marketing Team to bring them to life.
  • Interface with sales leadership and field sales force and provide them with product understanding to fuel sales; work with sales to collect insights from the field to shape product strategy.
  • Conduct due diligence required to launch product, including stress-testing manufacturing, supply, and distribution partners; validate financial models to ensure product viability; ensure exceptional customer usability and experience; and understand market conditions relating to product launch.
  • Work with finance team to bring new products to market with a solid return-on-investment as well as revenue and profit forecasts
  • Continue professional and technical education, attending workshops, seminars, etc.

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will  have the following experience :

 

  • DVM, VMD, CVPM, LVT or CVT credentialing or similar veterinary industry experience is preferred but not required
  • International experience or exposure preferred but not required
  • 3+ years working in a product management, or similar marketing/commercialization role, ideally in the veterinary industry/animal health industry (vendors, manufacturers, diagnostics, large clinics) or other area of biotechnology.
  • personal passion for helping veterinarians and the pets in their care.
  • A deep understanding of the animal health industry (either existing or quickly acquired) with a focus on diagnostics (both in-house and reference laboratory); strong understanding of customer experience focusing on practice roles (veterinarian, technician, and practice manager); the pet owner experience; and the relevant competitive landscape.
  • Excellent project management skills ensuring on-time, on-target, on-budget delivery of solutions to internal and external customers (veterinary clinics, partners).
  • Strong communication, presentation, and relationship building abilities to influence and direct peers, subordinates, and superiors across a matrixed organization (i.e., the people you need to motivate often won’t work for you directly and may be senior to you).
  • Strong analytical abilities enabling the use of industry, customer, market, and financial data to drive decision making
  • Excellent verbal communications, written, and presentation skills – comfort presenting to groups of any size and comprised of a broad range of participants from entry level to the CEO.
  • Self-motivated, confident, assertive personality
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail and keeping multiple projects on time
  • Problem solver—able to anticipate roadblocks and execute solutions
  • Experience working with CRM solutions, marketing automation platforms (e.g., Hubspot, Marketing Cloud), and marketing analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics).
  • Strong MS Office skills required – including proficiency working in Excel and a mastery of PowerPoint.

 

 

Antech Diagnostics provides sophisticated testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals.

 

We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. Medical, dental and vision benefits, plus 401(k) plan and employee pet health benefits available, too!

 

If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

 

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