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Senior Product Manager, da Vinci Multiport Systems

Company: Intuitive
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere-we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture-our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.Primary Function of PositionThe Senior Product Manager supports da Vinci - Multiport systems across the entire product lifecycle. This includes managing the product portfolio roadmap, developing and conducting market and user research, making product and feature proposals, writing market and product requirements, shepherding the product through all product development and design control stages, working with our product marketing rollout teammates to ensure a successful launch and providing expertise throughout the entire product lifecycle. The Senior Product Manager has an in depth understanding of the customer-facing features of the da Vinci - system (including clinical application) as well as a solid grounding in the underlying technical implementation. The Product Manager represents the voice of the customer (business needs) and the voice of the user (user needs) to the design and engineering teams and other internal business partners throughout the entire product lifecycle process, encouraging sound yet timely decision making.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage the system product roadmap and lifecycle in alignment with the multiport portfolio objectives. Develop business justification for recommendations and gain alignment across key stakeholders on project prioritization.
  • Develop the business justification for new products and features by working with customers and company stakeholders. Develop forecasts and other business analyses, including competitive assessments, to facilitate sound data-driven decision making.
  • Shepard projects through the product development process including developing market requirements, providing input to product requirements, and facilitating tradeoff discussions with design teams while keeping the needs of the customer and the business in mind.
    • Use qualitative and quantitative market research methods and direct customer interviews and observations to develop insights that inform the product roadmap. Refine requirements with feedback from customers, clinical sales and clinical development engineering.
    • Engage with Human Factors, Industrial Design and Interaction Design partners during the development process by establishing design requirements, prioritizing design efforts, coordinating design reviews, and documenting and communicating design decisions.
    • Convey product value proposition to global marketing for global product positioning and messaging
    • Measure product success by monitoring product adoption and seeking post-launch product feedback.
    • Develop a deep understanding of the surgical treatments for applicable indications, including monitoring and consuming clinical literature, attending medical society meetings and engaging with physician key opinion leaders.
    • Lead the ongoing development of the product strategy by developing a framework for decision making. Shepherd the product through its development via relentless identification and closure of user, technical, and business issues.
    • Collaboratively develop global product commercialization plans with regional marketing and commercial teams.
    • Understand competitive, emerging and complementary technology and its potential impact on Intuitive's product lines.
    • Work with the product engineering and business development teams to evaluate new technologies and prioritize the new business development pipeline.
    • Monitor and prioritize product quality issues. Work on cross-functional teams to resolve product issues and critical customer issues.
    • Conduct additional activities across the product lifecycle as needed including, completing long-term forecasting, participating in product education program development, supporting sustaining product activities including end of life.Requirements
      • Must be a highly passionate individual that notices and cares about design details and the users' experience with the product.
      • Minimum of 12 years of professional experience and a bachelor's degree required. MBA or advanced degree preferred.
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience within Medical Device Product Management.
      • Experience defining and managing market and product requirements for medical devices
      • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree required, graduate technical or business degrees are preferred
      • Experience with minimally invasive surgical products including capital equipment is highly preferred.
      • Strong knowledge of minimally invasive surgery market is highly preferred.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience presenting to Senior Management.
      • Strong hands-on data manipulation and analysis skills. Demonstrated ability to use data to develop market and product insights and drive decision making.
      • Excellent teamwork skills with proven ability to collaborate across multiple disciplines to ensure product success and ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority. This includes the ability to work well in bridging communication between engineering, design, marketing, sales, and customers.
      • Must be well versed in MS Office Suite
      • Ability to set and meet goals based on department and corporate objectives.
      • Ability to work in surgical labs and operating rooms is required.
      • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.Shift : Shift 1 - DayTravel : Yes, 25 % of the TimeTravel Requirements:Yes, 25 % of the Time Shift:Shift 1 - Day

Keywords: Intuitive, Sunnyvale , Senior Product Manager, da Vinci Multiport Systems, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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