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Astellas Pharma Digital Health Senior Product Manager in San Francisco, California

Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas!

Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at .

This position is based in San Francisco, CA. Remote work from certain states may be permitted in accordance with Astellas' Responsible Flexibility Guidelines. Candidates interested in remote work are encouraged to apply.

Purpose and Scope:

Astellas Pharma US is looking to hire a highly skilled Senior Product Manager to join the Rx+ team to lead product strategy and translate of user research and business requirements into a robust backlog. This role requires a deep understanding of the current digital health landscape including Software as a Medical Device and Digital Therapeutics.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

30% Strategy & Planning

  • Learn the psychology, pain points and behaviors of our users to develop strong intuition about solutions that will work for them

  • Translates business goals and end user needs into product strategy; communicates direction and product priorities to the development team, other matrixed teams, and third-party partners

  • Identifies goals, metrics and analytics to determine product value; continually makes recommendations and refinements to the product backlog based on learnings

  • Manages and grooms the product backlog; makes future decisions based on the value that will be delivered

  • Monitors research as well as the competitive landscape to recommend the best solutions and ensure that products remain or become best in class

50% Delivery & Execution

  • Works with product development teams to formulate, test and refine assumptions and hypotheses through user research and testing

  • Creates, prioritizes and accepts user stories; incorporate them into release planning

  • Identifies and considers pros, cons, issues, obstacles, dependencies and value associated with features and enhancements

  • Condenses complex technical concepts into non-technical language for stakeholders

20% Team & Stakeholder

  • Works with product teams to continuously assess progress, disseminate lessons learned, and understand next steps

  • Manages cross functional team and stakeholder expectations (both internal and external) to execute on product strategy and provides education to requestors to determine prioritization based on tangible benefits and/or user experience



  • 5+ years proven experience as a product management

  • Preferred experience in Digital health

  • Preferred experience in product design/ software engineering

  • Ability to innovate within a large corporate organization

  • Creative problem-solving

  • Strong team player


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down

  • 401(k) match and annual company contribution

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Annual Corporate Bonus and Quarterly Sales Incentive for eligible positions

  • Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions

  • Referral bonus program

Category Rx+ Business Accelerator

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