Oracle Senior Director Product Management, Data Acquisition and Management in Bedford, Massachusetts
Senior Director Product Management, Data Acquisition and Management
SeniorDirector Product Management – Data Acquisition and Management, Health SciencesGlobal Business Unit (HSGBU)
Sr. Director Product Management – Data Acquisition and Management HSGBU will
have accountability for leading a team which defines, specifies, and works
through the delivery of key products within the HSGBU eClinical portfolio. Specifically this leader will provide input
into HSGBU products providing industry leading data acquisition and data
management capabilities to the life sciences marketplace. Key to the position is strong domain
knowledge in clinical data management as well as strong product knowledge of electronic
data capture, and data management systems.
will ensure that the Oracle Health Sciences eClinical portfolio of
best-in-class solutions services the current client base as well as new clients
and prospects. The ideal candidate will
be a true product evangelist with extensive experience in delivering data and
application solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and
clinical research organizations. He/she
will create passion and excitement for the Oracle solutions and be a product/industry
thought leader. This individual will be able to clearly discuss and
communicate solution value and benefits to internal stakeholders, as well as customers,
prospects, and partners.
Critical Success Factors:
- Strong leadership and executive presence in
order to evangelize the product roadmaps and value propositions to internal and
external audiences, including sales, analysts, customers and prospects
- Knowledge and experience in delivering cloud
based services and solutions. Act as a
subject matter expert on cloud deployment and an evangelist of cloud computing
and all the internal and external benefits.
- Responsibility for all aspects of the solution
delivery. Ability to keep an eye on the future while ensuring the current
solutions are being sold and meeting client needs.
- Knowledge of Agile for delivering software services. Specific familiarity with product owner role
and backlog management.
- Excellent influencing and collaboration skills
to develop and deploy successful solutions by working with all departments and
stakeholders facilitating successful delivery execution.
- Keen business sense to assess and prioritize
tradeoffs that affect features, schedule, budget and market positioning.
- Proven track record of on time, on budget
- Directly and indirectly manage staff,
contractors and budget required to complete a broad range of complex software
delivery and implementation projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.
- Lead cross-functional, multi-cultural and
geographically diverse teams in the delivery of new and enhanced software
solutions serving the life sciences market.
- Normalize and prioritize market requirements
from all stakeholders; including clients, sales, product strategy, engineering,
consulting, services, support, marketing, business operations, and legal.
- Decompose market requirements into product
delivery specifications. Effectively
communicate specifications across the entire product delivery team and ensure
successful fulfillment of market requirements.
- Ensure regular updates to the product roadmap
and constantly analyze new product requirements/opportunities.
- Monitor the product life cycle from inception
through operation and maintenance; ensure consistency with the strategic vision
and market/customer requirements.
- Work with Sales and Account Management teams to
win new clients and retain existing clients with high satisfaction.
- Lead and/or participate in Client Advisory Board
Programs; lead an ongoing client feedback process and incorporate input into
product development process.
- Transparently communicate product delivery
schedules to all stakeholders at appropriate levels of specificity and detail
based on the audience.
- Collaboration: Candidate will be able to gather
requirements from numerous internal and external stakeholders and build an
extremely strong sense of collaboration in fulfilling presented needs.
- Technical knowledge: Promotes cloud first model
– helping others understand, learn, share vision of deploying services on the
- Work ethic: Candidate can reject setbacks and
enthusiastically persists until ambitious goals are achieved. The successful
candidate will be resourceful and innovative at tackling complex challenges in
a timely matter.
- Communication: Keeps others in the company
informed and up to date on his or her priorities, current tasks and work
completed. Encourages constructive criticism of his or her work
- Image and presence: Candidate will have
significant exposure to customers and industry partners alike. As such, he or
she must project the professional image of the company both internally and
- Accountability: Candidate should be a
results-oriented team player who leads by example, holds self accountable for
performance, takes absolute ownership, and champions all aspects of customer
and product initiatives.
- Problem solver: Candidate should be a strong,
analytical problem solver with a common sense and practical solutions
- Customer Orientation: Candidate will demonstrate
passionate commitment to the customer and to product quality. Champions the
product and the customer's needs and implements a model of continuous
improvement in both company goals and project-related task.
- BS or MS degree in public health, health
administration, engineering, business, marketing, or a related field required.
In addition, the individual must have demonstrated exceptional
performance in a solution delivery and/or product management role and have a
minimum of 12 years experience.
- Clinical research, electronic data capture, and
data management software experience an absolute must.
and knowledge with InForm, DMW, and Oracle Clinical/RDC preferred.
developing commercial software solutions using an Agile software development
knowledge of platform tools – relational databases, and business intelligence
knowledge of cloud computing technologies and deployment models.
- Ability to successfully collaborate internally
with professionals in the marketing, business development, sales, engineering,
product strategy, and finance groups to lever the respective strengths and
assets of the company to achieve business objectives.
experience working with broad cross-functional teams with ability to sell ideas
and plans to internal constituencies, executives, customers, analysts, and
oral and written communication skills and group presentation skills.
be able to effectively maintain/build relationship across business groups.
and willingness to travel modestly – to support select team, sales and speaking
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Manage a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.
As a Senior Director in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Envision and communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.
Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers. Interacts internally and externally with executive management, providing negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 or more years of software engineering or related experience preferred.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job: Product Development
Other Locations: United States
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire