Product Manager

Tagline: Be a key leader in the design, development and launch of innovative products

Type of Position: Full time

Location: Kitchener HQ, 809 Wellington St. N.

 

The Position

As the Product Manager, you will help develop and launch innovative new products to improve patient outcomes. The new products aim to improve pre-operative surgical planning and post-operative patient recovery. This role reports in to the Research and Development department.

As a snapshot, we are looking for someone who:

  • Possesses a blend of business and technology savviness
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial mindset or experience, taking big vision ideas to reality
  • Craves understanding user’s needs and gets excited about intuitive, easy to use product designs
  • Is driven to benefit surgeons and their patients

 

Main Duties:

  • Prioritize features, projects and initiatives
  • Engage directly with the engineering team by providing design ideas and VOC
  • Curate customer and market information, including requirements and trends
  • Develop and manage relationships with partners and suppliers
  • Serve as a product expert
  • Manage product feature backlogs
  • Engage key opinion leaders and manage relationships
  • Engage in pre-sale activities, including testing, internal education and pilot programs
  • Advocate for ideas relating to products to upper management, engineering, quality and regulatory teams
  • Oversee proof of concept prototyping and piloting activities
  • Perform analyses pertaining to the product, business model and the market
  • Thoroughly understand the competitive landscape
  • Collaborate with the legal team on contracts
  • Integrate data strategies
  • Conduct product communications

Challenges:

  • Successfully launch the right products at the right time
  • Make well thought out make vs buy vs partner decisions
  • Ensure the production of elegant, simple and effective designs
  • Effectively manage pilot programs

Skills and Experience to Enable Success:

  • 3+ years of experience within or adjacent to product management
  • University Degree in a technical, analytical or relevant field
  • Experience with healthcare software products and technologies such as PACS, EMR, Wearables, Patient Engagement Platforms, Surgical Templating, mobile, web, cloud, DICOM etc.
  • Exposure to agile software development
  • Creative, practical, trustworthy, loyal, and hands on
  • Ability to collaborate with all stakeholders
  • Ability to pivot with change and operate under uncertainty while carrying multiple options forward
  • Excellent business acumen, including risk management
  • Get things done mentality with a focus on MVP

 

Expectations and Employee Experience

  • It is unrealistic for us to believe we will find someone who fits this position 100%
  • Be passionate about growth, both personally and professionally and know that we will support you along the way
  • Work hard each and every day but know that you will be rewarded for that hard work
  • Be ok with change, this will happen as we scale but this should be seen as exciting and something you want
  • You can expect that we help you be you!
    • Flexibility so that you can do your best both at work and outside of it
    • Relaxed yet professional workplace that encourages inclusivity
    • An understanding of how your performance is measured
    • Culture = Passion. We have a ton of passion for the product, improving patients’ lives and working collaboratively to achieve common goals.
    • Oh ya, some amazing social events too! These will be formal, informal, scheduled and pop up out of no where. Be prepared, we like to work hard but have some fun too!

 

*If you aren’t happy about these expectations, we may not be the company for you.

**If you are happy, great, we would love to hear from you!

 

The Journey, Mission and Future of Intellijoint

  • We are improving patients’ lives by providing every surgeon with effective, easy-to-use technology.
  • In a nut shell, Intellijoint HIP® provides surgeons with real-time, interoperative measurements to ensure proper positioning of orthopaedic implants during Total Hip Arthroplasty.
  • Our product is already being used in thousands of surgeries that spread throughout the United States, Canada and Australia and we are continually expanding into other areas.