Sr. Product Manager Upstream – Med Device Startup

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Job ID: 7462
Job Title: Sr. Product Manager Upstream – Med Device Startup
Location: Bay Area, CA

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Disruptive Products. Growing startup.
A Medical Device startup company is growing rapidly and adding a new marketer to the strategic team; this person will own upstream marketing for a portfolio of innovative vascular thrombectomy products. They plan to launch their first product in 2025 with other indications on deck as new treatment options. Their products are disruptive and they are rapidly becoming a leader in their space. If you’re looking for a fast paced, dynamic position where every person makes an impact on the company’s success, this might be the right opportunity for you.

The Sr. Product Manager will own upstream marketing and pipeline planning for a portfolio of innovative devices in the venous/vascular space. You’ll build many processes from ambiguity since they are clinical stage on the cusp of commercial launch. You’ll focus on new product development including gathering Voice of Customer, defining needs, building business cases, forecasting and financial modeling. You’ll also own competitive intelligence, creating go-to-market strategies and will partner closely with your downstream counterparts. Their development team sits onsite at their HQ location, so you will work closely with them as you evaluate prototypes.

We need someone strong at developing strategy, including gathering VOC, KOL engagement and creating design requirements. You will serve as the expert on customer and patient needs. You’ll also understand the competitive environment, create design requirements and set go-to-market strategy as you move to launch. As a key member of the marketing team, you will serve as the leader on cross-functional team made up of colleagues from engineering, R&D, Medical Affairs, and Regulatory Affairs, among others.

This is a true startup environment, you’re one of the first commercial hires, so will build process and create systems. You’re someone who is a self-starter, solutions-oriented and has strong communication and team player skills. Executive presentation skills, customer-facing skills and the ability to work effectively in a high-energy environment will be critical to success in this role.

• 5+ years of upstream marketing experience in the medical device industry
• Strong strategic and communication skills, including experience working with KOLs
• Vascular med device experience is a plus
• Bachelor’s degree or better in engineering is required; MBA is a plus

This position will be based in the San Francisco, CA, area; the work style is hybrid, with some days of every week in office.

The base pay for this position is $150,000 – $180,000 with an early stage equity grant.

If you are a self-starter who enjoys the challenges and rewards of working in a technical, high-growth market, and if your background matches these qualifications, please forward your confidential resume.