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Life Sciences Product Manager - USA - Remote

Req id:  4258

Virtual, US Virtual, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 


OpenText Life Sciences organization is looking for a Lead Product Manager to work on development and implementation of Life Sciences cloud applications. This is a tremendous opportunity to get in and shape the direction of the next generation applications in Life Sciences’ future. You will be working with a team of Product Managers with pharmaceutical industry experience, and a very experienced team of Engineers. This role will require a strong understanding of Life Sciences industry challenges, Pharmaceutical industry processes, and SaaS solutions delivery and support models.


The Lead Product Manager develops the product strategy, drives the definition and the delivery of product releases and is responsible for the full life cycle of the product. They works closely with the go-to-market team to ensure the product roadmap can meet the requirements of the business plan and can be successfully rolled out. As appropriate, they will manage decisions on acquisition and partnership opportunities in support of the overall product strategy. This position involves close interaction with sales, marketing, development leads, product architects, and key customers. A strong Life Sciences industry background and Product Management experience is required.  This role can be remote/virtual anywhere in the USA




You are great at:

  • Understanding the market and with a curiosity to seek new and better techniques for getting things done
  • Bringing new ideas to the development teams and helping them understand the direction in which you wish to take the product
  • Evangelization of your ideas and products and services to marketing and sales teams
  • Working in an Agile manner and delivering consistent SaaS services with quality and performance
  • Understanding the key competitors and how to win against them
  • Discovering and validating market problems (both existing and future customers)
  • SaaS Cloud and understanding what it takes to build SaaS products
  • Conducting technology assessments
  • Maintaining the product roadmap and represent it for the product internally and externally
  • Monitoring and incorporating market and industry innovations
  • Defining user and buyer personas for individual products
  • Writing, reviewing and prioritizing product requirements and use cases
  • Working closely with product development leaders to ensure product is built to specifications
  • Working with product managers and architects to define the work required for each product feature and then to ensure each release cycle is appropriately managed


What it takes:

The successful candidate will be passionate about customer success, has can-do attitude and a team player who is good at problem solving


Candidates should be:

  • Innovative, self-motivated, business-oriented, and passionate about creating high value products for customers
  • 5+ years of relevant B2B Product Management experience preferably with SaaS experience
  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA is a plus.
  • Effective at influencing and convincing others into action and able to be a good team member/player
  • Able to understand and articulate customers’ viewpoints and perspectives, the problems, challenges, and opportunities customers face in their businesses and how customers use, or could use, the product(s) to address them.
  • Goal driven; plans and manages toward achieving goals, anticipates problems, and issues and proactively drives their resolution.
  • Ability to work in an international environment involving multiple development sites on various time zones.






At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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