IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients.
Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.
This position is with IQVIA’s Privacy Analytics team in Ottawa, Canada. We’re a company on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation, working with some of the largest health analytics businesses in the world utilizing heath data to help find cures for today’s biggest diseases, including cancer, heart disease and HIV.
Located downtown in the heart of the National Capital Region, we are literally a one-of-a-kind health data analytics company, as the first and only de-identification software provider in the world.
Privacy Analytics is on the cutting edge of data de-identification and re-identification research and we have translated this patented research into an amazing offering of products and services that are enabling researchers to access healthcare data for analysis while ensuring individuals’ identities are protected.
We are searching for a Product Manager to join the team. We believe that good product managers know the market, the product, the product line, and the competition extremely well and operate from a strong basis of knowledge and confidence.
Good product managers take full responsibility and measure themselves in terms of the success of the product. They are responsible for right product / right time and all that entails.
A good product manager knows the company, our revenue funding, competition, etc., and they take responsibility for devising and executing a winning plan (no excuses).
If you agree, we'd love to hear from you!
The role :
Develop products by identifying potential products, conducting market research, generating product requirements, determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction.
Act as the messenger of the market from the outside-in to the rest of the organization.
Determine customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information, and running market research programs to validate our assumptions and collect appropriate market intelligence.
Analyze various market segments and collaborate with leadership to choose the best ones to pursue, focusing on revenue and customers.
Develop a three-year roadmap for our products to illustrate our vision and plan into the future.
Develop and maintain a business proposal that makes a compelling case for continued investment into our products, preparing return-on-investment analyses.
Keep a finger on the pulse of our competition, and develop strategies and tactics to reduce the threat.
Know why we are winning / losing in the market, and drive changes to our product and processes to create improvement.
Collaborate with other stakeholders (product marketing, sales) on the creation of positioning for our products.
Crisply define the target, the what (as opposed to the how ), and manage the delivery of the what , collaborating with engineering to establish and negotiate time schedules.
Create user stories for current and future products based on the market’s problems.
Manage the entire product line life cycle from sun-setting legacy products to prototyping and testing new features / products and ideas.
Drive buy-build-partner analysis, and where necessary, review potential partner relationships for the product.
Provide information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses.
Propose and recommend product pricing by utilizing market research data, reviewing operational and sales costs and anticipating volume.
Create collateral, FAQs, presentations, and white papers that can be leveraged by salespeople, marketing people, and executives.
Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees, following up on work results.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Our ideal candidate :
Significant product management, marketing, development, or sales experience.
Extensive experience in building products, capability requirements analysis, go-to-market planning, software pricing design, competitive analysis, sales planning, and financial planning and ROI analysis.
Track record of using qualitative and quantitative data to prioritize and drive decision-making.
Proficient in productivity applications such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Project and Excel.
Comfortable using collaboration and CRM tools such as JIRA, Aha and Salesforce.
Metrics-driven : Strong analytical and synthesis skills are a must, including the ability to absorb and process large amounts of data into actionable information.
Experience with best practice agile scrum development and lean startup principles.
Curious and comfortable holding professional conversations with our target buyers and users.
Must be a strong writer and public speaker in front of large, senior groups.
Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties.
Subject Matter Expert / industry experience a strong plus.
Office Address : Laurier Ave W #200, Ottawa, ON K1P 5J6, Canada.
IQVIA is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success.
We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.