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Vice President, Product Management and PMO

Company: OraSure
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

The OraSure family of companies empowers the global community to improve health and wellness by providing access to accurate, essential information. Our ability to positively affect change is powered by the innovative tools, services and diagnostics we deliver to the market.

Together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, DNA Genotek, Diversigen, and Novosanis, the OraSure family of companies provides its customers with end-to-end solutions that encompass tools, services, and diagnostics. Our teams play a role in empowering people to discover healthier lives by creating effortless tests, collection kits, and services.

It's first-to-market, innovative products include rapid tests for the detection of antibodies to HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) on the OraQuick - platform; sample self-collection and stabilization products for molecular applications; and oral fluid laboratory tests for detecting various drugs of abuse.


Here at the OraSure family of companies our innovative sampling tools, services and diagnostics unlock access to accurate, essential information that advances global health and well-being. Our products include molecular sampling kits for the genome and microbiome, cutting-edge services and analytics, rapid diagnostics for infectious disease, and tests for substance abuse.

The Vice President, Product Management (PM) and Project Management Office (PMO) will play a critical role in driving growth within OraSure as part of the Product Office. This role will define and lead the development and execution of the product roadmap for the sample management and diagnostic portfolios. Through a team of professionals, the Head of PM will work to identify and quantify market opportunities, develop and vet product concepts and lead efforts to develop and commercialize the products. The Vice President will also work to establish and execute appropriate life cycle management plans including evolution of claims, COGS reduction programs, pricing analysis and line rationalization efforts. This role will work closely with the cross functional leadership team in the execution of these responsibilities. This role will ensure that business projects are executed effectively and efficiently. This role will operate in a player/coach model and may have direct responsibility for a specific product line, in addition to the oversight of the team. It is expected that the leader of this group will participate actively in corporate initiatives around mentorship, belonging and communication.

Please note, this is a hybrid position and can be based out of either our Bethlehem, PA or Ottawa, Canada, locations.

Snapshot of Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the delivery of annual revenue and profit targets through development of growth strategies and solid execution
  • Define the near- and long-term vision for the segments; translate into actionable business plans.
  • Execute annual business plans and achieve annual business goals, both financial and strategic
  • Develop an innovation roadmap meeting market needs across all segments
  • Working closely with sales leadership, assess, evaluate, and support the most appropriate distribution channels, geographies and market segments
  • Develop, acquire, and retain the talent needed to execute the strategic plan and deliver value
  • Working closely with partner functions, including Supply Chain, Quality and Regulatory, ensure continuity of supply, customer satisfaction and achievement of all quality standards
  • Working closely with Business Development, Strategic Alliances and internal strategy and innovation teams, identify, evaluate and acquire strategic assets
  • Work with quality, regulatory and other functions to continue to evolve organizational processes to achieve greater efficiency and speed
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business partners that will enable the company to achieve its business and strategic objectives
  • Participate, as directed by the CPO, in corporate wide initiatives including internal task forces, cultural initiatives, sustainability initiatives and others
  • Work closely with the Sr Director of Marketing in development of strategic marketing plans and execution of the growth strategies
  • Lead the Project Management Office, including establishing a PMO governance and operating model while ensuring strategic alignment of projects to corporate objectives
  • Travel, as required, for internal business, external partner and industry meetings Reporting To This Role:
    • Various Directors and Senior Directors leading Product Management for critical lines of business
    • Leaders of the Project Management Teams supporting our businesses What You Bring:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business or the Sciences is required.
      • Advanced degree in the Sciences, an MBA or equivalent business experience required
      • Significant experience (15+ years) in leading global product management, strategy, innovation, and/or strategic business planning in the Diagnostics field, preferably with profit/loss accountability. All relevant experience will be considered.
      • Experience working in highly matrixed, complex organization with aggressive goals and timelines
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with customers, government agencies, and all levels of team
      • Strong technical knowledge and ability to interact with scientific community, customers, research partners
      • Proven skills and senior level management experience in technical product management in a related field
      • Executive level operational experience including execution and achievement of annual plans and P&L ownership
      • Experience driving new product innovation from concept development to launch, in research and commercial markets
      • Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes and approaches
      • Team/talent development and leadership
      • Public company mindset with an affinity and appreciation for entrepreneurial culture
      • Executive level reporting and communication skills
      • Global experience
      • Experience in identifying acquisition targets and integrating them > Travel Requirements:
        • Travel throughout the U.S. and Internationally QSR and ISO Standards:
          • Performs job duties and tasks in compliance with Company's standards and specifications.
          • Ensures job duties and tasks conform to FDA and ISO regulations that apply to Company. >

            The OraSure family of companies encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of the communities in which we operate. We apply a rigorous, consistent, and equitable standard to the assessment of all candidates, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, age, religion, veteran status or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees are welcomed and belong.

            What we have to offer:

            - Tiered Medical PPO, EPO, Vision and Dental coverage

            - Disability and Life Insurance Benefits

            - Generous 401K plan and company-matching contributions

            - Highly competitive paid time-off

            - Maternity Leave and Parental Leave Coverage

            - Employee Referral Program - you may be eligible for a cash bonus if your referrals are hired

            - Employee Assistance Program

            - Employee Service Recognition

            - Job-related Training Programs

            - Ability to participate in Teams, Committees, Events and Clubs

            - Depending on the role you may be eligible to work in a hybrid environment or fully remotely

            - Free Onsite Parking

            Please note, the above applies to full-time permanent positions.

            Culture, People & Community

            The OraSure family of companies recognizes that the long-term health of our business is directly connected to the health of the planet, local communities and the OraSure family of companies employees.

            - LIVE IT Committee - committed to creating an environment that embodies our values

            - All Means U: Employee Committee on Belonging hosts various events across all company locations such as monthly book club and mentorship program

            - Wellness Committee empowers colleagues to make critical decisions to improve and protect health

            - Sustainability Committee aims to minimize impact on the environment

            - Social Committee who organize and run events for both remote and onsite employees, to create connection and community

            At the OraSure family of companies, we have a clear vision; cultivate an environment of equal employment opportunity where we do not tolerate discrimination or allow the harassment of employees or applicants on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices.

            The OraSure family of companies aims to create and foster workplaces that reflects and contributes to the global communities in which we do business and the customers and partners we serve. This includes all communities impacted by our corporate presence. As part of this commitment, the OraSure family of companies and its subsidiaries will ensure employees and applicants are provided reasonable accommodation per request. If you require disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Rebecca Zeleney at The OraSure family of companies will consult with all applicants who request disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs.

Keywords: OraSure, Bethlehem , Vice President, Product Management and PMO, Executive , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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