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Director of Product Growth at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
The Director of Product Growth will be responsible for developing identifying growth opportunities, engaging voice-of-customer interactions, developing key messaging and applications for products, and refining existing genome engineering product portfolios to meet Synthego’s growth goals and strategies. This role will also develop and streamline a process to bring products to market rapidly and efficiently, ensuring marketing and sales alignment to achieve company growth objectives and drive product success and profitability.

What You'll Do

    • Understand Synthego’s current and evolving business goals and translate them into a maintainable product vision & lifecycle.
    • Build an agile product management process that delivers geometric revenue growth for key product portfolios.
    • Execute the product roadmap for the short and long-term that address the rapidly growing genome engineering space.
    • Develop and execute commercial growth strategies for products including pricing and promotion tactics.
    • Establish relationships with customers utilizing voice-of-customer best practices and implementing the feedback.
    • Collaborate with commercial, science, engineering and operational teams to build the best experience for customers.
    • Establish product development processes, best practices, and policies and a product management culture within the organization.
    • Provide leadership and exercise decision-making regarding priorities, best practices, methodologies, and operational execution

About You

    • MS or PhD in a technical or scientific discipline
    • 7+ years of broad-based, progressive product management experience in the life science industry
    • Must possess a broad understanding of the life science industry, preferably having worked in companies at the intersection of science and technology
    • A successful history of providing strategic and tactical direction for a rapidly evolving and growing a market leading portfolio of biotechnology products and solutions.
    • Strong presence and ability to clearly discuss and communicate product value and benefits.
    • Ability to learn quickly and applying learnings in a tangible manner to the role.
    • Ability to develop and nurture a team of seasoned product managers.
    • The leadership skills to inspire others in a matrix organization and infuse them with a passion for the development of proposed products and services.
    • The ability to anticipate and lead change through the organization, equipping people to adapt quickly.
    • The ability to effectively maintain/build relationships across business groups.
    • Experience maximizing customer linkages and aligning resources with strategic priorities.

Company Benefits & Perks

    • Competitive salary
    • Generous equity at an early stage company
    • Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
    • 401k Plan
    • 4x daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco (more locations to come)
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
    • Free catered lunches and dinners
ABOUT SYNTHEGO
 
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
 
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
 
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.