Head of Product and Education

Full Time

About Alimetry

Alimetry is a health tech company. We specialise in the design, development, and production of medical devices for diagnosis and interpretation of gastrointestinal motility. We are focused on next-generation solutions for gastric dysfunctions.

The exceptional growth in the business and demand from our international markets, has created an exciting opportunity for a Head of Product, Community and Education to join our team at Alimetry.

About the Role

The Head of Product and Education will work with customers and internal teams to set the strategic context for Alimetry products and to develop new product ideas based on industry experience and contact with our customers and representatives from relevant market sectors. The Head of Product possesses a blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. This role enjoys spending time engaging with customers, markets and internal teams to understand and shape the full breadth of Alimetry’s proposition. Head of Product and Education will also be responsible for investigating potential new markets for Alimetry products and readying the product set for market exploitation.

Product Strategy

  • To create, gain agreement for and implement product strategies for the Alimetry’s suite of products and target markets to secure long term profitable growth and the achievement of revenue and profit targets
  • Own the product roadmap for the Alimetry product suite developed with a focus on customer expectation as well as market research, competitive analysis and benchmarking to help define new functions and features
  • Identify and qualify new market opportunities and develop new product roadmaps to address their needs
  • Identify and cultivate appropriate potential new partners that can best complement Alimetry’s business and ensure future growth in parallel or new markets, evaluate market trends and competitor offerings and search for new opportunities/partnerships, including the recommendation of potential acquisition targets.

Product Development

  • Track technology trends and validate product requirements and specifications in collaboration with colleagues, lead customers and channel partners
  • Define and manage vehicles for collecting customer feedback, including Customer Advisory Boards and focus groups.
  • Gather data on new product ideas and evaluate them for financial and market potential.
  • Work with R&D on new products and current product enhancements ensuring achievement of strategic revenue objectives.
  • Define product specifications using high-level wireframes, flow diagrams and clear and consistent user stories with any acceptance criteria or supporting documentation supplied.
  • Play a lead role in the product lifecycle by breaking down product requirements into user stories, participating in development sprints and taking the product/project to market launch
  • Support R&D in resolving functional questions throughout the development effort.
  • Support introduction of products into new and existing markets to agreed timescales and customer satisfaction targets
  • In conjunction with Sales and BD develop and implement pricing strategies, core product messaging and positioning and programs supporting the global customer base
  • Work with and train the Customer success, BD and Sales teams to help develop product collateral, demos and training courses for product launches/product line enhancements.

Product Operation

  • Provide product life-cycle management for the in-life product portfolio, for successful management of products against approved business plans, and for management of End-of-Life.
  • Measure product performance after a new feature is implemented
  • Analyse and report on the performance of features in production, reflecting on successes and identifying areas for continuous improvement.

Skills and Experience

  • Proven strategic and commercial experience in a product management / product development role
  • Sound understanding and practical experience of modern technology stacks, application development methodologies and hosting infrastructures including cloud and app.
  • Experience of developing and implementing go to market strategies for products in addition to core product development experience.
  • Experience of strongly influencing product strategy at Senior Leadership Team level
  • Ability to continuously prioritise development based on business value
  • Ability to create and foster consensus from the whole business for a coherent product vision that helps align sales, R&D, Regulatory and Quality teams
  • Engaging leader who gains buy-in and respect from team/peers
  • Ability to delegate, prioritise and manage a considerable workload
  • Sound financial and budgetary management and solid commercial acumen
  • Strong analytical, project management and problem solving skills, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically whilst achieving results in immediate area of responsibility
  • Excellent communicator able to communicate at all levels and adopt a flexible & consultative approach
  • The ability to adapt to a changing business and market place
  • Ability to think creatively and exploit business opportunities
  • Fluent in English

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work on leading edge technology
  • Access to the world leading experts in the field
  • Great working environment and a vibrant team culture
  • Flexible work
  • International work opportunities

Next Steps

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