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Product Management
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Product Manager II

For the Translational Medicine Solutions team, Elsevier is hiring a motivated and proactive Product Manager. In this role, you will own the content and feature development, as well as the execution, for the PharmaPendium Suite. You will be the owner of 3-year-long product development plans and represent their features within the cross-functional team, proposing new feature ideas that address customers’ needs through your thorough understanding of the client. You will take initiative to acquire deep expertise in various scientific domains in order to develop close working relationships with customers. In order to do this, you will leverage analytical tools (Adobe Analytics, Pendo, Kibana) to drive awareness campaigns and understand how to better drive value for customers across our drug safety solutions such as PharmaPendium and Embase.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who already has some experience in the pharmaceutical industry and is looking to further develop their expertise in product management, all the while gaining knowledge about the industry, working cross-product and taking ownership of the entire process.

You will be based in Amsterdam and report directly to the Director of Translational Medicine Solutions.

Your responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Interact frequently with customers to drive awareness and support the short-term development of the Pharmapendium platform
  • Lead customer testing and validation activities to prioritize requirements and new product ideas
  • Work cross-functionally with the development and UX teams to generate prototypes for new functionalities
  • Lead the go-to-market strategy for product launches
  • Support the development of value propositions and use cases for marketing/sales enablement activities
  • Take a value-based approach to roadmap, pricing, and marketing activities

Occasional travel (20%) will be required.

What you should bring

  • M.Sc. degree in Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, or any scientific domain connected to drug development (PhD/MBA is preferred)
  • 2+ years of corporate experience working with pharmaceutical clients or within the pharmaceutical industry. Some experience in product management is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Eager to learn about pharmaceutical products, emerging trends and new scientific areas
  • Motivated to get involved and take ownership of the product development process
  • Proactive and taking initiative in putting forward new ideas, continuously trying to find ways to increase the value proposition across existing and new personas
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and solution-oriented mindset
  • A reliable team player who can work cross-functionally across teams 

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities to develop yourself. Elsevier’s benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of the kind of things you can expect when joining Elsevier in the Netherlands.

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Dynamic and fast-growing work environment
  • Opportunity to work closely to the primary business and engage with high-level stakeholders
  • Additional benefits, like memberships of Elsevier’s magazines, discount on books and other facilities
  • Several local and global networking communities to share best practices and knowledge

An assessment or business case could be part of our selection procedure. A pre-employment screening will be part of our recruitment procedure.

Does this sound like your next career step? Apply now!

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