Hologic Portfolio Manager-Virology in San Diego, California

Portfolio Manager-Virology

Post Date Oct 08, 2018

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

This Portfolio Manager-Virology position will be an integral member of our marketing team. He/she will be responsible for of portfolio management from new product business case development to commercialization responsibilities and life cycle management of the Aptima Virology product portfolio. The successful candidate will be experienced within molecular diagnostics, have technical background, understand customer workflows, and experience in forecasting and demand planning.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic and tactical plans. Coordinate efforts of internal cross-functional teams to ensure timely execution of tactics and programs within specified budgets

  • Act as the internal product leader- representing voice of customer and interests of the business when dealing with key internal stakeholders such as operations, quality, regulatory, finance and sales.

  • Develop effective sales training tools and become recognized as a resource for the field sales team in interpreting clinical data, guidelines, product benefits and competitive positioning.

  • Assist with qualitative and quantitative market research to develop new insights into the market and recommend appropriate changes in positioning and key messages as necessary.

  • Develop and monitor key product performance metrics

  • Monitor and communicate competitive activity and market trends as well as formulating strategic responses

  • Oversee product lifecycle process, drive product level changes and communicate those changes to internal teams and customers

  • Develop business case and financial models to justify new product development projects

  • Act as primary contact for interactions with field based reps about product related inquiries. Act as liaison between sales and production for demand planning and forecasting

  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • Understanding of clinical diagnostic marketplace and customers

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Able to articulate a plan and manage tasks to achieve stated goals and objectives.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills from both a marketing and financial standpoint.

  • Entrepreneurial work ethic. Self-starter with a can-do attitude.

  • Strong team-orientation with demonstrated ability to both lead and follow cross-functional teams.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences or equivalent field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • MBA strongly preferred.


  • A minimum of 7 years of product management and/or marketing experience in medical device, diagnostics, or laboratory environment required.

Additional Details:

  • Willingness and ability to travel (by land and/or air) up to approximately 20% of the time, including some international travel, is needed.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer & VEVRAA Federal Contractor