Senior Product Manager, Translational

  • BenchSci
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 15, 2024
Full time Science

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager, who enjoys building products that deliver disproportionate value to bench scientists working for the largest and most advanced pharmaceutical companies in the world. This role sits at the intersection of science and data and combines an ability to deeply empathize with bench scientists, their needs, and their pain points, especially in the pre-clinical phase of new drug development. 
This is a challenging, impactful, and highly collaborative position. Reporting to the Director of Product, you will be responsible for translating the platform vision to inform the direction of the product and its roadmap and take part in a cross-functional team working together to realize our ambitious mission to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving R&D.


You will:

  • Act as the owner of BenchSci’s translational product offering, driving the development, launch, and measurements of success for your areas of the product
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to understand user needs, gather feedback, and drive product direction that fulfills critical customer needs
  • Develop the strategy and roadmap for our translational product offering to drive product adoption through the creation of new features and optimization of existing features
  • Own and facilitate a product backlog, prioritizing and allocating resources to maximize impact and value to customers
  • Collaborate with and influence across a cross-functional team of experts in design, user experience, engineering, and science to drive execution and successful adoption of our translational product offering Define, measure, and report success metrics to key stakeholders to demonstrate product health, value, and adoption


You have:

  • 5+ years as a Product Manager on SaaS enterprise life science products and/or Experience working on scientifically informed data and products
  • Experience and knowledge of Biological Sciences (e.g., Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, etc.) or equivalent
  • Experience with data visualization products, leveraging expertise in translating complex datasets into intuitive visualizations to drive informed user understanding and decision-making
  • A proven track record in bringing clarity to a complex domain and driving alignment between technical and data teams, and the rest of the company
  • Successfully taken new features from conception, through launch to adoption, engagement, and retention
  • Experience influencing cross-functional teams to deliver outcomes over outputs
  • Strong problem-solving skills - can deal with ambiguity, lead discovery efforts, prioritize, and lead execution of objectives, ensuring they ladder up to key strategies
  • A data-informed decision-making process, can identify new opportunities and provide sound reasoning for strategy decisions from that data
Benefits and Perks: 
An engaging remote-first culture 
A great compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
A robust  vacation policy plus an additional vacation day every year
Company closures for 14 more days throughout the year
Flex time for sick days, personal days, and religious holidays
Comprehensive health and dental benefits.
Annual learning & development budget
A one-time home office set-up budget to use upon joining BenchSci
An annual lifestyle spending account allowance
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
The ability to save for your retirement coupled with a company match!

About BenchSci:
BenchSci's mission is to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving research and development. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform. 
Backed by Generation Investment Management, TCV, Inovia, F-Prime, Golden Ventures, and Google's AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We're a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.

Our Culture:
BenchSci relentlessly builds on its strong foundation of culture. We put team members first, knowing that they're the organization's beating heart. We invest as much in our people as our products. Our culture fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous learning. 
We value each other's differences and always look for opportunities to embed equity into the fabric of our work. We foster diversity, autonomy, and personal growth, and provide resources to support motivated self-leaders in continuous improvement. 
You will work with high-impact, highly skilled, and intelligent experts motivated to drive impact and fulfill a meaningful mission. We empower you to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and thrive. Here you will be challenged to stretch yourself to achieve the seemingly impossible.  Learn more about our culture.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We're committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey.  Learn more about our DEI initiatives.

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