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Product Manager

Reports to
Chief Product & Technology Officer
US-Remote AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NV, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY
$115k–140k/year, depending on experience
Job summary

Slope’s Product Manager will lead the tactical planning and execution of high-quality product initiatives that make the Slope platform better, faster, and stronger. This position will closely collaborate with cross-functional teams of developers, designers, and domain experts to help ensure that the platform truly meets the needs of customers in support of business objectives. 

A day in the life of a Product Manager at Slope runs the gamut from organizing and prioritizing product intentions to shaping emerging features and running product initiatives. The product manager is a champion for Slope's product development lifecycle and seeks to balance scope, time, and cost with both confidence and flair.

  • Stay in touch with qualitative customer research to inform feature definitions and software solutions. The Slope design team conducts ongoing research activities such as 1:1 customer interviews, site visits/contextual inquiry, usability testing, and surveys.
  • Manage the Product metrics dashboard to regularly measure the impact of features in the market and inform the ongoing evolution of the product platform.
  • Conduct appropriate analyses to deeply understand, outline, plan, and execute quality product initiatives. Such analyses might include conducting collaborative workshops, drafting a mind map or other type of diagram to understand a problem space, or creating a spreadsheet of customer feature requests.
  • Prioritize development work by coordinating with the high-level product roadmap reflecting business intentions, strategic objectives, and customer needs, and balancing envisioned work against development team bandwidth and feasibility concerns.
  • Generate thorough and meaningful work items for the development team. These work items reflect appropriate details on target users & product contexts, incorporate the detailed interaction design forms & behaviors created by product team colleagues, and capture expected outcomes.
  • Support tactical software development activities by collaborating with cross-departmental team members individually and in meetings to ensure that work items are thorough for the developers & QA team members who consume them, and that product outputs are meaningful for the customers who receive them.
  • Lead and participate in regular meetings within the software development lifecycle to work effectively with cross-disciplinary stakeholders and teammates.
  • Perform appropriate project management activities to obtain, set, and maintain delivery expectations from the delivery team and radiate statuses and updates to stakeholders and teammates.
  • Support customer communications by drafting release notes and keeping customer education materials up-to-date.
  • Support maintenance efforts for the software platform by being a part of the triage team that handles incoming bugs and issues.
  • Stay deeply engaged with internal company communications to help keep product, development, and QA activities all rolling along smoothly.
  • Other duties as assigned
Experience & requirements
  • 3-5 years experience performing technical product management for SaaS products, working closely with software development teams and shipping solutions to market in a timely manner.
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to understand and drive business objectives.
  • Deep understanding of product development models and approaches.
  • Ability to work autonomously and rapidly learn, apply, and remix knowledge to address immediate and future challenges.
  • Strong organizational skills, including an ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
  • Adaptability and ability to manage rapid change in business needs, processes, or technologies.
  • Experience with exercising persuasive and rhetorical skills to socialize solutions moving into development and help keep stakeholders and customers aligned with product priorities.
  • Mastery of cross-functional team collaboration in a remote environment.
  • Experience with clinical research and developing software in compliant environments is a plus, but not required for this role.
Who we're looking for
  • A candidate with a passion for improving patient outcomes.
  • An innovative, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual who is hungry to drive value in a scale-up. Given any problem area, you are eager to do what it will take to turn that opportunity into a concrete and ideally scalable solution that delivers benefit to customers and the business.
  • Someone deeply experienced with the principles and practices of product management and agile product ownership.
  • Someone who loves performing the more tactical aspects of product management, while collaborating closely with talented design and engineering colleagues, to deliver delightful user experiences.
About Slope

Slope drives operational excellence for highly complex, sample-intensive clinical trials. The platform transforms chaotic clinical trial supply chains into protocol-specific operational workflows for sponsors, CROs, labs, and clinical research sites. Through Slope’s clinical inventory, sample management, and data-driven resupply solutions, the platform enables stakeholder collaboration, real-time visibility, traceable chain of custody, and risk mitigation. The results are improved trial outcomes including boosting patient enrollment and retention, reduction of supply waste, and adherence to study protocols, timelines, and budgets.

Working at Slope

Slope has a fun, high-energy, fast-paced environment full of motivated, purpose-driven employees who practice our core values on a daily basis:

  1. Patients are paramount
  2. Better, faster, stronger
  3. Driven by data
  4. Job done, have fun
  5. Get Sloped!
What Slope can offer you

At Slope, we believe that taking care of our employees is essential to our success. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Healthcare savings accounts
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Employee-funded short and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Nine paid holidays
  • 15 PTO days

Slope provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by federal, state, and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Slope is a drug-free employer.

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