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Danaher Corporation Global Product Manager, Oncology in Sunnyvale, California


  • Identify unmet customer needs and new product/market opportunities in molecular diagnostics by utilizing structured VOC processes

  • Lead strategic planning and execution for Oncology diagnostics products, from pre-concept to post-launch

  • Take a user-centric and data-driven approach to solving customer problems

  • Drive the development of new product concepts in close cooperation with new product development (NPD) core teams and other internal stakeholders

  • Think critically about product and service solutions and engage the development team in tough conversations about prioritization and tradeoffs

  • Manage through challenges that arise in product development – timelines, technical risks, vendors, and shifting regulatory requirements – with professionalism and a positive attitude

  • Represent Marketing in NPD core teams and product lifecycle management (PLM) core teams

  • Coordinate PLM activities post-launch (e.g., cost reduction, sustaining efforts, EOL programs)

  • Support regional and local marketing organizations with growth initiatives, product launches, training, and commercial excellence initiatives

  • Participate in key conferences and meetings


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


Education or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience OR Master’s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience OR Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Product Management, Marketing, and/or Oncology, Medical or Diagnostic industries

  • Experience working within the molecular IVD market and strong knowledge of current market products and competition is preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Prior product launch experience is essential

  • Understanding of clinical diagnostic products and markets

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with various internal constituents, customers and other stakeholders

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Technical knowledge and versatility to multi-task across a broad number of products and disease states

  • Demonstrated experience working with financial models and building NPV-based cost justifications

  • Experience working directly with key opinion leaders and conducting voice-of-customer research


  • >25% travel, including international travel as required (China, South East Asia, India, Africa, LATAM, EU)

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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