Commercial Product Manager

ANGLE is a world leading liquid biopsy company with sample-to-answer solutions. ANGLE’s proven patent protected circulating tumor cell (CTC) harvesting technology is known as the Parsortix® system.   ANGLE’s Parsortix® system is FDA cleared for its intended use in metastatic breast cancer and is currently the first and only FDA cleared medical device to harvest intact circulating cancer cells from blood.

The Parsortix system enables a liquid biopsy (a simple blood test) to be used to provide the circulating metastatic breast cancer cells to the user in a format suitable for multiple types of downstream analyses.  The system is based on a microfluidic device that captures cells based on a combination of their size and compressibility.  The system is epitope independent and can capture all phenotypes of CTCs (epithelial, mesenchymal and EMTing CTCs) as well as CTC clusters in a viable form (alive).  CTCs harvested from the system enable a complete picture of a cancer to be seen; as being an intact cell they allow DNA, RNA and protein analysis as well as cytological and morphological examination and may provide comparable analysis to a tissue biopsy in metastatic breast cancer. Because CTC analysis is a non-invasive process, unlike tissue biopsy, it can be repeated as often as needed. This is important because cancer develops and changes over time and there is a clear medical need for up-to-date information on the status of a patient’s tumor. In addition, the live CTCs harvested by the Parsortix system can be cultured, which offers the potential for testing tumor response to drugs outside the patient.

Join our Team:

This is an exciting time at ANGLE and our Commercial Operations team in Guildford are looking for a Commercial Product Manager to oversee the management of current and proposed products throughout their lifecycle in line with the company’s strategic focus.  The job holder will provide strategic and tactical management of all products within their remit and ensure offerings are supported and enhanced to deliver continuous value.

This will require collaborative approaches with various internal teams and stakeholders including but not limited to R&D Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Marketing, Sales etc on product requirements, development process, prototype testing and feedback, approvals, packaging, and production to ensure the required functionality is built into products. The Commercial Product Manager will work within the commercial team to implement marketing and distribution strategies to deliver products to the market.

Additionally, the Commercial Product Manager:

  • Supports and reinforces the activities of the salesforce in promoting the company’s products.
  • Ensures all sales and support staff (including distributor teams) are competent to promote and support the products.
  • Keeps ahead of changes customer requirements, understands the trends across the global diagnostic environment and communicates customer requirements to product development teams for appropriate prioritisation.
  • Will build a strong technical knowledge of their product area and act as subject matter expert.
  • Supports the management of Key Opinion Leaders.
  • Will work closely with Marketing on price, forecasting, product launches, promotion collateral, product literature, exhibitions, brand integration, and lead generation to support revenue growth.

At ANGLE, we foster a dynamic, entrepreneurial approach to translating leading edge translational research into clinical diagnostics. We offer the potential for significant corporate growth and career development. We promote a culture of collaboration and shared excellence while encouraging an open and honest exchange of ideas.

We are always in search of potential employees who share our vision and want to make a difference today. In your submission, please describe your background and what you can bring to our team along with attaching your resume.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work closely with the wider commercial team to ensure product alignment with corporate strategy
  • Creation of campaign plans along with Marketing to make the salesforce more effective, to communicate these to the salesforce and monitor progress
  • To ensure launch plans are well implemented and successful
  • To obtain the voice of customer and translate this to requirements with the new product development plans and product update plans
  • To work with R&D on the translation of requirements into product ideas
  • To understand stock, forecast and manufacturing requirements
  • Undertake additional ad-hoc tasks as required

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Attributes:

  • Degree in a relevant life science subject. A degree in Marketing (CIM or equivalent) would be desirable but not mandatory.
  • Demonstrable IVD, Medical or Pharma Product management experience
  • Demonstrated success in product commercialisation
  • Previous experience in sales, and marketing communication would be a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with different functional areas, different levels within the organisation, external organisations, distributors.
  • An eye for detail and commitment to high quality data
  • A flexible, can-do approach to the requirements of the job
  • Strong business, scientific and technical aptitude with excellent verbal presentation and written communication skills.

As a member of our highly skilled and fast-growing team you will receive opportunities for development and a competitive benefits package.

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