IT Director, Product Management



IT Director, Product Management Princeton, NJ

Title: IT Director, Product Management

Job Type: Permanent

Primary Location: New Jersey

The Challenge:

Our client is seeking an applicant who can work with the key stakeholders and manages the technical aspects of Product development including development of conceptual solutions, technology best practices and standards and overall execution & leadership. This leader will join the Global Digital Solutions & Analytics Leadership Team and report directly to the Global Head of Digital Solutions & Analytics.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with the key business and technology stakeholders
  • Understand customer needs and translate them into product and technical requirements that the product team must focus on, or be added to the backlogs
  • Create and evolve the Technology Product roadmaps, defining which business capabilities the product should have, and what business outcomes those capabilities should achieve – in areas of workflow automation, collaboration and integration
  • Assist in the understanding of technical dependencies and execution priorities for solutions
  • Support the architectural integrity of solutions
  • Embrace the customer-focused culture of the client and develop Digital opportunities that support and accelerate business strategies


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Digital Product Development & Delivery or other related discipline.


  • Minimum of 3-4 years of Pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience is required; R&D (Translational Medicine, Biomarkers, Clinical Operations) and Medical affairs experience strongly preferred. Pharma/Biotech or similarly regulated environment experience desirable
  • Experience working with Scrum and Agile development methodologies
  • Experience in technology strategy management and product development
  • Proven experience or demonstrated capability in technology leadership for Digital transformational initiatives enabling customer centric Digital solutions for Patients, Providers or Payors.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence at all organizational levels through clear, concise and impactful verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum of 12 (Associate Director)- 15 (Director) years of IT execution and operations experience, including specific experience in workflow automation and Business Process Mgt platforms, Office 365/Sharepoint and collaboration platforms, and direct Experience working with application integration, B2B integration, microservices and API architecture

Essential skills and requirements:

  • Ability to partner with, help build, and mentor a high performing and cohesive team
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Adaptable to handle a fast-paced working environment
  • Experience working with global teams of both colleagues and contractors
  • Deep understanding of current and emerging Digital technologies with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience focusing on Digital Solutions, with specific experience in areas such as: Cloud, Automation, etc.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic, conceptual thinking, planning, and execution skills
  • Strong business acumen, including industry, domain-specific knowledge of the enterprise and its business units
  • Ability to build consensus, making decisions based on many variables, and gain support for major initiatives
  • Strong third-party management skills, working closely with sourcing and vendor managers.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts and technologies to business leaders, and business/science-based concepts to the IT workforce
  • Exceptional soft and interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation


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