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Product Manager - VNA

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Waterloo, ON, CA

Company: Agfa-Gevaert NV

 

Agfa HealthCare, a member of the Agfa-Gevaert Group, is a leading global provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions. The company has nearly a century of healthcare experience and has been a pioneer on the healthcare IT market since the early 1990's. Today, Agfa HealthCare designs, develops and delivers state-of-the-art systems for capturing, managing and processing diagnostic images and clinical/administrative information for hospitals and healthcare facilities, as well as contrast media solutions to enable effective medical imaging results. The company has sales offices and agents in over 100 markets worldwide.

 

Agfa HealthCare develops imaging and information solutions for hospitals worldwide enabling them to provide more efficient and effective care for patients.

 

The Agfa HealthCare integration of health records & systems improves the ability of healthcare providers to provide better and more timely care.

 

As a key member of the Product Management team, you will be involved in the development and delivery of a product suite that enables healthcare providers to consolidate and integrate health records for millions of patients across regions and nations, at a much lower cost than today. Using the latest technologies, you will interact directly with R&D and customer project implementation teams, ensuring successful design and specification of the overall solution. You will also be involved in knowledge transfer. You embrace new technologies, are eager to learn, and are motivated knowing that what you are doing will save and improve lives.

 

For our Enterprise Imaging solution suite we are currently seeking a Product Manager  - VNA to join our team in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

 

The Product Manager - Enterprise Imaging, VNA provides product/domain leadership to a multi-functional team responsible for definition, development, delivery, serviceability, and lifecycle of software products used in Agfa Products.

 

The Product Manager is a highly motivated individual charged with setting the vision of Enterprise Imaging solutions in order to improve patient care, maximize business value, and improving end-user experience.  The Product Manager provides informal leadership to a team of architects, developers, testers, technical writers, and system design and validation staff to deliver safe & effective healthcare IT products. They can articulate the current capabilities of their product and determine the future direction of development. They are conscious of the costs to build, deploy and maintain their product; continually striving to ensure marketability and profitability.

 

Note: Ability to occasionally travel world-wide, including overnight travel up to a maximum of 20% of the time, as appropriate.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Define requirements for product success to the Scrum Team for design & implementation
  • In close cooperation and under the guidance of Solution Management, continuously evaluate market needs against product(s)/component(s) capabilities to develop product vision and roadmap
  • Assess proposed engineering solutions effectiveness in meeting those market needs
  • Participate in multi-product solution composition/decomposition, providing product(s)/component(s) to realize customer value from the solution.
  • Prioritize the work to be done according the value for the business
  • Just in time breakdown of wishes to achieve value for the business
  • Define problem statements to achieve value (features, stories) for the business
  • Visualize the work to be done in a Product Backlog to provide functional transparency
  • Visualize the team(s) mid to long term planning according Product Backlog and team(s) capacity and act upon changes and challenges
  • Accept or reject work done by the team according to agreements made in definition of done, including evaluation and determination of acceptance criteria
  • Transfer product knowledge to regional sales teams; provide responses to product feature/function queries
  • Participate in pre-sales (Marketing) and after sales (Service) activities to ensure product properly sold and is performing well in the solution
     

Skills and Competencies: 

 

Demonstration of personal assets and characteristics including:

  • Self-motivated individual with strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service skills, including the demonstrated ability to work constructively with both internal and external client groups
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the proven ability to network in a global environment, and build relationships with geographically remote personnel
  • Proven time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications and Atlassian JIRA & Confluence or other requirement management tools are an asset

 

Complexity:

 

  • Ability to create value for the business by feature (requirement) development prioritization and manage accordingly. 
  • Key relationship with team, Scrum Master, Solution Management, Program Management, Lean/Agile site coach and Customers
     

Education & Experience:

 

  • University or college education in computer or healthcare-related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior software product management experience is an asset; this includes writing and managing of requirements and use cases, project scope and change management, roadmap definition
  • Knowledge of Medical Imaging software, specifically Vendor Neutral Archiving (VNA), Electronic Medical Records, PACS and Enterprise Imaging Solutions
  • Knowledge and experience with B2B Software solutions as well as large enterprise systems is an asset
  • Pragmatic Marketing (or similar) training is an asset
     

Agfa HealthCare is driven to help improve the quality, efficiency, and affordability of healthcare across the world. Join our growing team that is actively tackling healthcare’s biggest and most intricate challenges.

 

 

We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and  committed team of individuals, training and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!

Agfa Inc. is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA) and all of its standards in order to create a barrier-free Ontario.  We will provide necessary accommodation during the recruitment and selection process to all applicants. If you require accommodation, please reach out to Human Resources.

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