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Product Manager, Life Sciences - Vicon Motion Systems, Oxford

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  • Product Manager, Life Sciences - Vicon Motion Systems, Oxford

    Vicon is the world leader in motion capture, developing high-performance software and hardware products for the entertainment, engineering and medical industries. We have offices in Oxford, Denver and Los Angeles. Vicon Motion Systems Ltd is a subsidiary company of Oxford Metrics plc.

    There is an immediate opening in the Vicon Product Management team. Vicon provide hardware and software solutions to the exciting world of motion capture. The Product Management team collectively align the product roadmap based on user feedback, changes in technology, and company strategy. Product Managers define features and functions within our hardware and software products to drive our market-leading technologies forward. The role bridges the gap between teams of different expertise, most notably engineering oriented teams (Development) and commercially oriented teams (Sales, Support and Marketing). This product manager will have overview and manage Vicon largest market sector, Life Sciences.

    Role responsibilities
    The ideal candidate will be a technically adept and well-rounded individual, who will work as part of a dynamic cross-market team.
    The Product Manager will report to the Head of Product Management and will have vital inward- and outward-facing roles. These will include working with our Development and Marketing teams, international travel to attend conferences, communicating directly with leading customers, collaborating with colleagues in other offices, and updating global resellers, as well as facilitating and developing global business partnerships. Other key tasks include:
    Give direction and leadership within project teams to achieve company and product goals.
    Create, review and present financial analyses, business use cases and new product visions.
    Generate, maintain and present product road-maps.
    Develop feature specifications and ensure product documentation goals are met.
    Assist in marketing communications, campaigns, and the development of product marketing assets.

    Requirements and qualifications
    BSc required (graduate degree preferred) in Engineering, Biomechanics, Computer Science or another directly related field
    EU citizen or have permanent residency status in the UK
    A positive attitude with leadership and organizational skills
    Strong communication skills and the ability to work across multiple groups and with different personalities in a flexible and successful manner
    Solid presentation skills
    An understanding of software development processes including Agile and Iterative approaches is an asset.
    Experience in motion capture, with the ability to demonstrate knowledge in the areas of Medical Science, Engineering or Entertainment, is desirable.
    An understanding of IMU technologies and experience in the development of wearables is highly desirable.

    25 days annual leave
    Private medical health insurance
    10% Company pension scheme
    Permanent health insurance
    Life cover

    Vicon is an equal opportunities employer.

    For more information or to apply for this role, please contact or visit