Senior Product Owner

India /
Velsera – Product /
/ Hybrid
Who are we? 

Welcome to the era of Velsera! Seven Bridges, Pierian & UgenTec have combined to become Velsera.

Velsera is a precision engine company. We empower researchers, scientists, and clinicians to drive precision R&D, expand access to, and more effectively leverage analytics at the point of care.

We unify technology-enabled solutions and scientific expertise to enable a continuous flow of knowledge across the global healthcare ecosystem. This interweaves diverse biomedical communities, allowing them to build upon each other’s success and accelerate medical breakthroughs that positively impact human health. With our headquarters in Boston, MA we are rapidly growing and expanding our team which currently has over 800 employees located in 14 different countries! 

As a Senior Product Manager/Owner, you will play a crucial role in driving the development and delivery of innovative software solutions that support our precision medicine initiatives. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software engineers, data scientists, bioinformaticians, and clinical experts, to define and prioritize product features and guide their implementation.

What will you do?

    • Product Roadmap and Strategy:
    • Collaborate, as needed, with the Product Leadership on the vision, strategy to articulate a roadmap that aligns to the company's overall goals and objectives.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including Customer Support, Design, Medical, Science, and development teams, to gather user feedback, clarify user problems and requirements.
    • Conduct problem analysis to uncover and document solutions and inform the company.

    • Product Ownership and Planning:
    • Serve as the product owner and be responsible for the entire product lifecycle, from ideation to delivery, ensuring that the product meets business and customer requirements.
    • Define and prioritize product features, user stories, and acceptance criteria, and maintain a well-groomed product backlog
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and execute a product development plan, ensuring timely and high-quality deliverables.
    • Conduct regular product demos and gather feedback from stakeholders, customers, and end-users to iterate and improve the product.

    • Stakeholder Collaboration:
    • Act as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders, including software development teams, data scientists, regulatory affairs, and clinical experts, to gather requirements and ensure smooth communication and collaboration.
    • Work closely with the software development team, providing clear product direction, requirements, and clarifications, and resolving any technical or implementation issues that may arise.

    • Agile Development and Release Management:
    • Implement Agile methodologies and practices, such as Scrum or Kanban, to facilitate efficient product development and delivery.
    • Work with the development team to define sprint goals, plan releases, and track progress against milestones, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
    • Drive continuous improvement efforts by analyzing metrics, gathering feedback, and implementing process enhancements.

    • Team Leadership:
    • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to junior product management team members. Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and accountability, promoting professional growth and excellence within the team.

    • Desired professional attributes
    • Love of learning, passionate, strong attention to detail, and highly collaborative. You are a servant leader with an Agile mindset who leads through influence and inspires others to achieve commitments. With your abilities to synthesize complex information and communicate effectively you lead teams to create value for Velsera and its customers.

What do you bring to the table?

    • 5 years of work experience as a Product Owner or similar role in product management (Preferred)
    • Proven experience as a Technical Product Owner or similar role within the biotech, pharmaceutical, or precision medicine industry.
    • In-depth knowledge of biotech and precision medicine technologies, including genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, and clinical workflows. (Preferred)
    • Strong understanding of software development methodologies, Agile principles, and product management best practices.
    • Experience in gathering and prioritizing product requirements, writing user stories, and managing product backlogs.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
    • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex software products within the biotech or healthcare domain.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
What do we offer?

Velsera stands for a stimulating atmosphere where you can grow your capabilities in an open company culture. We want you to do the work you feel great at, or that you would like to become great at. You’ll work for a mission driven organization that is making a true difference in the scientific and healthcare space. 

Next to that, we offer competitive salaries including a full suite of industry-leading benefits which includes:
* Flexible time off
* Flexible working hours
* Remote work flexibility / Hybrid work culture
* Comprehensive Insurance benefit for self and family
* Gratuity Benefit* Yearend company-wide holiday
* Attractive Referral Programs and Campaigns throughout the year
* Employee Assistance Program
* Systematic Onboarding Program
* Meals at Office 

If you feel like this could be the next big thing for you, make sure you’re not going to miss out and have a chat with us! 

Our Core Values

People first. We create collaborative and supportive environments by operating with respect and flexibility to promote mental, emotional and physical health. We practice empathy by treating others the way they want to be treated and assuming positive intent. We are proud of our inclusive diverse team and humble ourselves to learn about and build our connection with each other.

Patient-focused. We act with swift determination without sacrificing our expectations of quality. We are driven by providing exceptional solutions for our customers to positively impact patient lives. Considering what is at stake, we challenge ourselves to develop the best solution, not just the easy one. 

Integrity. We hold ourselves accountable and strive for transparent communication to build trust amongst ourselves and our customers. We take ownership of our results as we know what we do matters and collectively we will change the healthcare industry. We are thoughtful and intentional with every customer interaction understanding the overall impact on human health. 

Curious. We ask questions and actively listen in order to learn and continuously improve. We embrace change and the opportunities it presents to make each other better. We strive to be on the cutting edge of science and technology innovation by encouraging creativity. 

Impactful. We take our social responsibility with the seriousness it deserves and hold ourselves to a high standard. We improve our sustainability by encouraging discussion and taking action as it relates to our natural, social and economic resource footprint. We are devoted to our humanitarian mission and look for new ways to make the world a better place. 

Velsera is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Velsera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, creed, colour, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.