Genomics Product Manager (R1107021) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/26/2020

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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

The Genomics Product Owner will be responsible for guiding a cross-functional team in the generation of new and/or existing molecular laboratory service offerings by creating and implementing product/portfolio roadmaps and managing the lifecycle of the product. The Genomics Product Owner will communicate effectively with technology and pharma partners to gather insights and requirements that inform product development/lifecycle decisions, and to disseminate product/portfolio features, availability and roadmaps. 

The Genomics Product Owner will work closely with key internal stakeholders including assay development scientists, bioinformaticists, software engineers, operational leads, marketing managers and program managers, to develop product requirements, product launch schedules (both domestic and international), capabilities slide decks, whitepapers, and other product literature. The Genomics Product Owner will liaise with the commercial team, acting as a subject matter expert and participating in customer visits, tradeshow events, and business reviews.  

The ideal candidate will have exemplary oral and written communication skills, the ability to influence cross-functional teams without direct reporting lines and demonstrated technical mastery in the field(s) of molecular biology, oncology, immunology, and/or human genetics.


  • Accountable for the scientific integrity and scientific oversight of the product/portfolio.
  • Leads the development and implementation of product/portfolio roadmaps.
  • Responsible for leading steering committee meetings on product implementation strategy with senior management and other key stakeholders.
  • Forges strong relationships with technology partners and clients to gain insights on new and existing product features and drives strategic portfolio growth.
  • Develops product requirements to align with voice of customer and business objectives and effectively communicates implementation strategy with cross-functional teams.
  • Works closely with program manager and project teams to drive cohesiveness on program objectives, timelines and messaging to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Works closely with internal development leads to review technical milestones and develop materials suitable to support internal and external communications to various stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with the technical and business teams to develop pricing strategies and marketing materials to support the product/portfolio.
  • Participates in the request for proposals (RFP) process by contributing to proposal and budget development, as applicable within their area of responsibility.
  • Leads by example in following all policies, procedures as required and proactively identifies and remedies problems.
  • Maintains awareness of industry standards and regulations and how they relate to internal policies and procedures.


  • Technical acumen in the field(s) of molecular biology, oncology, immunology, and/or human genetics.
  • Self-motivated team player with exemplary oral and written communication skills and strong organizational and planning skills.  
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, summarize, and convey complex information clearly and concisely while adjusting communication to the audience.
  • Ability to lead in a matrix organizational structure and align others around a recommended course of action.
  • Comfortable making decisions and embracing change.
  • Ability to drive problem solving activities within the product team.
  • Solid understanding of GCP, CLIA, HIPAA and other regulatory requirements that may impact product development.
  • Working knowledge of risk management concepts and ability to apply them to product management.  
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Product management knowledge or expertise preferred, but not required.


  • Bachelors Degree with 5 years, or Masters Degree with 3 years of relevant industry experience in molecular biology, oncology, immunology, human genetics, or related field.

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Job ID: R1107021