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Sr. Director
New Product Development
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
  • Mission-oriented, with a deep passion for improving people's lives through DNA
  • Deep scientific expertise in human genomics and implications from a healthcare perspective
  • 10+ years experience in product innovation and executing on identifying and assessing new product concepts for biopharmaceutical customers
  • Deep understanding of biopharma from discovery through commercialization, their needs and ability to put yourself in their shoes to create high value product offerings
  • Prior experience in drug discovery or clinical development in a life science company
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with senior executives with experience working with a broad range of personalities, become a strategic thought partner
  • Strong business acumen to understand a partner's business, org structure, budget process and identify and close new win-win opportunities.≠≠
  • Established track record of product innovation, design, execution and launches
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to compellingly articulate Helix's product offering to audiences with varying levels of technical skill and seniority
  • Willingness to contribute in a variety of ways, even if outside formal responsibilities, combined with the ability to travel up to 30% of the time
  • Technical MS required; PhD, or MD desired; MBA optional
  • Lead Helix's New Product Development efforts for biopharmaceutical use cases
  • Grow and nurture ideas to test, scale and launch thus growing our product portfolio
  • Quickly identify key issues and creatively address them or rapidly deprioritize the idea
  • Work collaboratively across Helix functions and Helix partners to bring new products to market
  • Keep abreast of new trends among our life science customers - both scientific and therapeutic area trends, and new applications of genomic data to inform new product opportunities
  • Source initial deals to serve as pilots to test a new product concept or idea
  • Develop deep familiarity and conversational fluency with Helix's products and how they can be used to solve an array of use cases
  • Maintain key learnings from product ideas deprioritized, and leverage insights to inform new ideas and opportunities

51-200 employees