Purpose and Passion
At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level.
With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges.
Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose improving lives through your life’s work.
About the role :
As a Product Manager in EMEA, you will be responsible for daily guidance of a product team while also helping to support newer product teams within the larger EMEA IT Commercial umbrella.
You will work side-by-side (or virtually side-by-side through significant time period on video chat) with other Product Managers, Business Owners, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Solution Architects to drive EMEA digital products and initiatives.
You will actively participate in a community of Product Managers in order to learn from others and to support and mentor.
Additionally, you will partner with functional leads in Quality, Regulatory, Security, and other areas to help incorporate our lean, user-centered, and agile methodologies into Boston Scientific’s SOPs in order to enable regional team to move quickly within a highly regulated medical space.
Your responsibilities include :
Incorporate Agile, Lean, and User Centered Design methodologies to execute on product development, implementation and operations
Serve as a Product Manager in developing and deploying IT Commercial solutions and products within EMEA
Define and articulate Product Vision and Strategy, Business Model to the team, to stakeholders, and to external parties
Responsible for product development prioritization and decisions on releases from a single MVP to a multi-solution platform, as a result of a close partnership with end users and the business
Work in dedicated, co-located product teams, consisting of Product Managers, Business Owners, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Designers
Partner with Designers to lead kickoff, Discovery and Framing, and other exploratory activities for each project
Establish Product Roadmap in collaboration with Business Owners
Establish and track measurable objectives for the team, manage backlog, and de-risk product direction
Adjust product direction based on data, customer feedback, and business stakeholder feedback
Hold team meetings and help plan and facilitate stakeholder and end-user meetings / interviews
Responsible to release new product as often as is appropriate and making that determination
Communicate product updates back to business stakeholders through frequent communications such as weekly demo
Help maintain team culture and communication
Work with colleagues in IT, and partner and communicate frequently with Quality, Regulatory, Legal, Security, Privacy and other functions to deliver compliant software in an agile manner and drive the adoption of Lean / Agile / User-Centered practices
Build trust with stakeholders, working through difficult transitions to agile best practices
Ensure incorporation of product security, data privacy, quality, UX / UI / Ethnography principles, methodologies and enabling technologies
Serve as the interface between the team and Business Stakeholders and Sponsors. Represent the Product Owner, Stakeholders and functions in all team discussions
Manage and communicate project status to the rest of IT and other functions and stakeholders within the company
Maintain and continuously upgrade her / his knowledge of Product Management and consumer wellness technologies, external competitive landscape, regulations, clinical settings, clinical workflows, product interconnectivity and system integrations, disease states;
capable of learning rapidly to fill any knowledge gaps
What we’re looking for :
MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
2+ years demonstrated experience with product management or product design with a focus on software products and technologies
2+ years’ experience being part of an agile software development team
1 + years’ experience to modern software development product management practices and agile methodologies, specifically the extreme programming (XP) principles of paired programming, test driven development, and continuous improvement / continuous deployment
Demonstrated experience communicating with and success influencing functional and technical team members at all levels in the organization
Demonstrated experience working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team
Demonstrated experience in creating, prioritizing, and accepting user stories
Demonstrated experience conducting user research and testing to understand needs
Experience working in a regulated industry
Experience shipping both new products as well as improving upon existing ones
Experience working in an agile team
Experience working in a balanced, collocated team
Transferrable Skills / Experiences
There is no single path to becoming a great Product Manager. With the right mindset and ability to learn quickly on the job, we have seen people thrive from a variety of backgrounds.
These are just a few of the examples of experiences and skills that we have found translate well into becoming a successful Product Manager in EMEA IT Commercial :
Experience working in an entrepreneurial / startup environment
Experience in a design thinking
Experience in a commercial business setting with customer centric approach
Experience working directly with patients or clinicians
Experiences where you needed to learn quickly in a new field
Experience in consulting or similar roles where you needed to deeply understand a business need and problem space