Product Manager/Technical Writer

Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Posted On: 3/13/2017
Job Code: 3097_PM/TW_NJ
Job Description
Important Skills:
• This role internally within the client is called a Labeling Manager reporting into the Regulatory Affairs Director.
• The primary responsibility is to develop content for product documentation, end-user instruction, operator’s manuals and other labeling or documentation for client products.
• This role will lead a project team responsible for the creation and maintenance of product labeling content.
• The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all labeling requirements are met for new products and for existing product changes.
• This person will work closely with Regulatory Affairs and Product Development teams to ensure compliance to global product labeling requirements throughout the product life cycle.
• Fulfilling this role will be the process owner by continuously improving product labeling processes and updating the relevant SOPs.
• He/she facilitates communication among key stakeholders for country specific requirements in product labeling, and manages labeling content and language translations to support business growth.
• This position requires someone with in-depth knowledge of technical writing or instructional design principles, tools, practices and procedures.
• Content deliverables may include product documentation, end-user instructions (IFUs and Product Inserts), Operator’s Manuals, online help and release notes.
• Experience with DITA, XML FrameMaker or InDesign highly desired.
• This role requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience plus 7+ years of related labeling work experience.
• QSR IVD labeling experience and life science writing strongly preferred.

• Responsible for the development and strategic planning of specific marketing plans and activities for specific product(s)/project(s)/product line(s) to establish, enhance or distinguish placement within the competitive arena.
• Activities may include tactics, tools, logistics, campaigns, basic messaging and positioning.
• Develops business plans and product positioning in the marketplace.
• Oversees market research, monitors competitive activity, and identifies customer needs.
• Establishes pricing strategies.
• Leads cross-functional teams/groups with little supervision, to develop new products or enhance existing product(s) or product line(s).
• Coaches others on specific products and/or projects.
• Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
• Designs strategies to maximize the profitability of product lines by collaborating with assigned staff, conducting market research and performing financial analyses.
• Contributes toward the development of an annual departmental budget by forecasting future needs, utilizing previous year's budget, current objectives and budget guidelines.
• Proposes the allocation of resources to assist in managing products' life cycle from concept through retirement by assessing needs and objectives.
• Ensures projects are consistent with product line strategy and messaging is effectively conveyed.
• Coaches others within Marketing in the development of projects and/or programs
• Represents the company by visiting accounts in order to solicit feedback on company products and services.
• Understands project timeline and makes and presents recommendations based on risk analysis when project is off course.
• Thorough understanding of AV business, product lines, market space, and client’s businesses.
• Bachelor's degree plus 5-8 years of related work experience with a complete understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
• MBA strongly preferred
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Technical Writer, Content writer, Labelling, DITA, XML FrameMaker or InDesign, Product Manager, Regulatory Affairs, Product Development, product documentation, Operator’s Manuals, online help and release notes

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