Leica Biosystems Seeking Product Manager, Healthcare Applications

| August 21, 2014

Leica_Biosystems_logo_color_cmyk_large-1024x585Product Manager, Healthcare Applications

Job ID:  PAT000145

Location:  Melbourne Australia OR Vista, CA OR Buffalo Grove, IL

We have an exciting new role for an entrepreneurial individual with a software mindset to drive new product strategy launching new business within business across Leica Biosystems.

This will be a very cross-functional role, working with internal employees across the various Business Units and Selling Units within Leica Biosystems and with our customers to expand our business line.  You will ensure that product contributions to Leica Biosystems product line are maximized through, on time product releases, achievement of revenue, profitability and growth targets.

The Product Manager, Healthcare Applications is someone who can:

Own and manage Leica Healthcare Applications Product Roadmap across Business Units (BU)

Work with BU projects to create User Requirements for Leica Application modules

Manage relationship and negotiate product direction & time lines with product managers from products utilizing Leica Apps

Own the business case for Leica Apps roadmap, managing priorities, getting budget approval

Champion Leica Apps to project teams

Support Applications Development Team

Provide access to customers and/or subject matter experts to perform usability / user acceptance testing

Provide input and direction to development team to help define and clarify requirements and resolve feature implementation priorities

Manage Commercialization of Leica Healthcare Applications

Explore models for obtaining budget from programs

Explore / define sales model for Leica Applications (individual applications, suites of apps etc.)

Work with marketing team to develop appropriate marketing activities to support roll out of Leica Applications

Required Skills/Experience/Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in science or engineering with an understanding of software solutions

Strong Product management experience with a strategic focus

Experience with Product and /or Project management or development

Exceptional communication and written skills

High levels of initiative, self-motivation and energy

Highly analytical

Project management skills

Understanding of healthcare environment

Commercial acumen

Desired Skills/Experience

Anatomical Pathology market experience

Background in clinical diagnostics field, in particular histopathology

Post-graduate degree in Marketing

Experience with FDA and other regulatory bodies related to software products

Lean Workflow experience

Location:  Preferred location is Melbourne, Australia,

Secondary location in US would be Vista, CA or Buffalo Grove, IL

Travel:  40%+ of the time

Leica Biosystems pays salaries commensurate with market value, and provides exceptional benefits.

To Apply:

Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best.

If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume to for consideration – Job ID PAT000100.  http://www.leicabiosystems.com/about/careers/


Leica Biosystems is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer:  Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Disability, Vet, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity.

About Leica Biosystems:

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in laboratory workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Recognizing there is a shortage of pathology expertise worldwide, as well as increasing subspecialization, Leica Biosystems expanded its capability in pathology imaging with Aperio ePathology Solutions enabling greater access for pathologists through market leading whole slide scanners, Network solutions that enables remote, real-time viewing and easy distribution of images for collaboration and Precision solutions that provide pathologists with easy-to-use quantitative image analysis to improve clinical and research productivity, reproducibility and consistency. Leica Biosystems is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 6 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. Further information can be found at www.LeicaBiosystems.com.

Danaher Overview:

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries. Our team of 66,000 associates around the globe is united by the Danaher Business System which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. In 2013, we generated $19.1 billion in revenue, earning a spot on the Fortune 200 list. During the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent.



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