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Solution Manager, VNA- Remote

Date:  Nov 15, 2021
Location: 

Waterloo, ON, CA

Agfa HealthCare, is a division of the Agfa-Gevaert Group which is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium and traded on Euronext Brussels (AGFB).

 

At Agfa HealthCare, we support healthcare professionals across the globe to transform the delivery of care. Our focus is 100% on providing best-of-suite Imaging IT software solutions that enable secure, effective and sustainable imaging data management. 

 

From product development to implementation, our unified Enterprise Imaging Platform is purpose-built to reduce complexity, improve productivity and deliver clinical value. We use our proven track record as an innovator, our in-depth medical knowledge and our strategic guidance to help healthcare providers achieve their clinical, operational and business strategies.

 

 

As a key Leader on 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 Solution Manager - VNA to join our team in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

The Solution Manager - Enterprise Imaging, VNA, provides product/domain leadership to a multi-functional team responsible for definition, development, delivery, serviceability, and lifecycle of software that composes the VNA solution.

 

The Solution 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 Solution Manager provides informal leadership to a team of Product Owners, architects, developers, testers, technical writers, and system design and validation staff to deliver competitive & 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 development organization and product owners.

•In close cooperation and under the guidance of the Solution Management Team, you will 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 in order to efficiently deliver 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.

•Create vision and solution roadmap documentation and develop mid to long term planning according product backlog and team(s) capacity.

•Transfer product knowledge to regional sales teams; provide responses to product feature/function queries.

•Attend key conferences and perform competitive market intelligence.

•Participate in pre-sales (Marketing) and after sales (Service) activities to ensure product properly sold and is performing well in the market.

 

 Skills and Competencies:

 

Demonstration of personal assets and characteristics including:

  • Self-motivated individual with strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • In depth technical knowledge of enterprise IT and Cloud technologies and products.
  • Ability to understand intricate technical challenges and derive solutions.
  • 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 Program Management, Product ownership, Customers, Marketing, and sales

 

 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.

•Domain specific 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.

 

 

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 as part of the employment application process, please contact agfahealthcarehrna@agfa.com.

 

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