Antibody Product Manager

Job Description

Antibody Product Manager needed in the Oxford area. Responsible for delivery of an antibody custom service and product portfolio that supports the company’s strategy and goals; primary focus is on the custom bulk catalogue product service.

Benefits:

Bonus Scheme
Pension matched up to 8%
Bupa private health insurance 
Life insurance
25 days holiday (plus one extra day on your birthday)
Free onsite parking
Gym Membership discounts
Shopping discounts

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, drive, streamline and end-to-end manage the process to respond to customer requests, from initial inquiry, custom product feasibility assessment, specification and quoting, to custom product code creation as required and finally to fulfilment; report metrics for these processes to internal stakeholders on a quarterly basis. These activities will require working closely with customers, and stakeholders across the company.
  • Implement voice-of-customer and voice-of-sales processes to identify customer needs in key segments; develop business relationships with key customers when required to facilitate customized product specification, forecasting, supply agreements and service level. Be the business partner for our customer-facing teams.
  • Translate customer needs, market trends, technology developments and competitor capabilities into cohesive strategies for new and/or improved services. Review and update the business plan in support of market requirements and internal capabilities in alignment with the Bio-Rad Business Planning Process. Deliver reasoned product and service development justifications. Interface with the marketing, sales, operations and manufacturing teams to deliver products and services that meet the required specifications.
  • Occasional international travel may be required, outside normal working hours.

 Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a custom product or service environment in a technical scientific, technical service, sales or marketing role
  • Laboratory or commercial experience working with antibodies is highly desirable
  • Experience in a customer facing role is highly desirable, e.g., sales, technical service
  • Experience of procurement/supply of reagent materials in bulk quantities would be advantageous
  • Degree in the life sciences is essential.