Lead Product Manager

Technology and R&D London, United Kingdom

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together 

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.com.

Medidata is the leader in developing the technologies that allow our customers to get the medicines to patients faster.  Building on our long history of delivering world-class clinical applications to the life sciences industry, Medidata’s Product Organization is staffed with a passionate team of product management experts, tackling the industry’s most difficult technical challenges in order to push the boundaries of possibility for our clients and most importantly, for patients. Together we can deliver meaningful advanced digital transformation to the industry in order to achieve our vision.

Your Mission: 

Looking for the challenge of a lifetime while also helping millions of people live happier and healthier lives? The Medidata Payments team is looking for a smart, driven senior product manager to help drive our clinical trial Payments solution and help capture majority share of a large market opportunity. This role will interface with industry experts, analysts, engineers, operations, and user experience designers to solve large, exciting challenges in the clinical trial payments space. The ultimate measure of success will be creation of innovative solutions that will be eagerly purchased and easily adopted by pharma companies and clinical research organizations of all sizes.

Your Competencies: 

  • Lead the product lifecycle from product planning and definition through delivery 

  • Lead internal and external efforts related to understanding market and customer business problems via focus groups, customer interviews, and other forums

  • Synthesize market and customer feedback into product strategy, vision, roadmaps, requirements, priorities and releases for the product 

  • Work with business analysts to create epics, user stories and requirements

  • Ensure product direction alignment with internal and external customers, including sales, marketing, professional services, and the rest of the Medidata platform

  • Provide support to internal and external customers for each product release 

  • Partner with sales and marketing to define the product positioning and business value

  • Present roadmap to clients, manage client expectations, and address key pains to help sell to new clients while maintaining strong relationships with existing ones

  • Regularly update Executive Team and manage expectations on a high visibility initiative

  • Be the go-to subject matter expert for clinical trial payments

Your Education & Experience:

  • Significant experience in Product Management or similar role 

  • Experience managing complex enterprise solutions for large clients

  • Passion for creating customer value through innovative technology solutions

  • Results-driven, data-driven, entrepreneurial, and action-oriented 

  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills

  • Superior analytical, quantitative, and critical thinking abilities

  • Strong people skills to lead collaboration across functions and organizations

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, information systems, or other relevant area

  • Clinical trial or pharmaceutical experience preferred but not required


Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

MDSOL Europe Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.