Junior Product Manager

Samarind Ltd is now part of the Instem group and is a well-established UK software company best known for Samarind RMS, its off-the-shelf regulatory management software package. The company has also developed a range of other software solutions in the life sciences sector and beyond.

Samarind has a unique approach to regulatory information management, believing that data should be entered only once and then automatically referenced and reused wherever it’s needed – the ‘single place of truth’ concept. This results in flexible and sophisticated systems that are easy to use and straightforward to maintain and update in line with the continually changing regulatory landscape.

The Jr. Product Manager will be responsible for contributing to the success of the products in meeting their commercial goals, and for overseeing / orchestrating the successful rollout of products to their customers. The Jr. Product Manager will assist the product manager initially, with a view to grow and eventually take on the full responsibility for a product as a Product Manager

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record working with Medical Devices within a Regulatory Affairs environment. We are looking for someone with ambition and drive, a problem-solver and a clear and concise communicator who can deliver high quality results.


As the Junior Product manager at Samarind you can expect to be:

• Collaborating with product managers in detailing release plans by,
- Assessing changes in regulatory requirements and specifications of relevant standards
- Contributing to the development of a release plan that ensures product conformance with planned and ah-hoc changes in regulatory requirements and relevant standards
- Detailing requirements to drive the Software Product Development lifecycle
process

 


• Supporting product development by,
- Reviewing technical documents to ensure that they conform to the specifications detailed in relevant standards
- Where needed, updating and creating product configuration files that specify data models based on relevant standards
- Providing the development team with the first line of support to ensure accurate interpretation of the relevant standards and acceptable functional solutions to product faults
- Participating in acceptance testing for each release

Collaborating with operations teams for successful product rollout to customers through,
- Preparing the training, help desk, sales and validation teams to support the new release
- Ensuring timely and accurate updates by operations teams to supporting documents like validation scripts and training collateral
- Ensuring the maintenance of a customer release registry detailing versions, sites, number of users, and operational status and ensuring timely upgrades for customer sites is planned by operations
- Engaging with customers to ease product adoption and optimize product utilization



We are looking for someone with these skills, knowledge and experience:


• Good reading comprehension and oral skills
• Desire to work in new areas with attention to detail and an ability to simplify 
• Interest in product planning and management 
• Ability to influence a range of people throughout the business and beyond to assure the achievement of their product goals 
• Knowledge of Software Product Development lifecycle
• Ability to present to large and small audiences
• Worked in a software product business and has participated in the delivery or development of at least one product
• Ability to present to large and small audiences 
• Has worked with customers and been involved in on-site meetings and presentations
Knowledge of regulatory requirements/ standards in Life Sciences


The Package:
•             Excellent Starting Salary
•             Private group medical insurance 
•             Life Assurance
•             Opportunities for career progression
•             On-going Training



Apply today and learn more about how along with us, you can help our customers bring life enhancing products to market faster.

Instem provides advanced and best-in-class IT solutions to the global health and life sciences community which improves the productivity of their processes in the discovery and development of new drugs, therapies and products.

For the more than 400 clients around the world, we are supplying breakthrough technology and services that help them efficiently access, capture, manage and enrich a wide array of data while generating new insight to advance their mission.

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