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Director, RWD Product Management

Company: MMIT
Location: United States
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About us:

Why Norstella? Norstella unites market-leading companies that all have a shared goal of improving patient access. Each organization (Evaluate, MMIT, Panalgo, The Dedham Group) delivers must-have answers for critical strategic and commercial decision-making.
Together, we help our clients:
  • Assess the market need and competitive landscape
  • Know precisely which drugs to prioritize in their portfolios
  • Find out where the launch difficulties will be—before they’re difficulties
  • Track and improve market access post-launch
By combining the efforts of each organization under Norstella, we can offer an even wider breadth of expertise, cutting-edge data solutions and expert advisory services alongside advanced technologies such as real-world data, machine learning and predictive analytics. At Norstella, we don’t just deliver information and insights. We deliver answers you can act on.
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About the role:
As Norstella’s Director of Real World Data (RWD) Product Management, you will play a pivotal role in shaping Norstella’s real-world data product portfolio. Working with a broad set of cross-functional stakeholders, you will be a key enabler in visioning, scoping and prioritizing RWD capabilities across our product roadmaps. You will also serve as a key thought leader through your understanding the challenges and benefits of real world data, along with the articulation use cases, market landscape and capability requirements to maximize its value.
Success will be measured by the maturation of our RWD product pipeline, new product delivery and overall advancement of RWD capabilities across the Norstella product platform.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive RWD product strategy that aligns with and supports the product roadmaps across Norstella’s business units.
  • Create and manage cross-BU RWD product roadmaps, outlining capabilities, timelines, and dependencies.
  • Drive the execution of RWD platform initiatives, ensuring alignment with business objectives and user needs.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to further integrate RWD capabilities seamlessly into the product platform.
  • Foster a collaborative environment to facilitate knowledge exchange and innovation. Serve as a critical subject matter expert relating to RWD including claims data, lab data, contracting and incentive compensation, data science principles as well as product integration.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success and impact of cross-BU RWD initiatives.
  • Monitor the product pipeline maturity and organizational understanding of RWD capabilities, driving continuous improvement.

The guiding principles for success at Norstella

  • 01: Bold, Passionate, Mission-First
    • We have a lofty mission to Smooth Access to Life Saving Therapies and we will get there by being bold and passionate about the mission and our clients. Our clients and the mission in what we are trying to accomplish must be in the forefront of our minds in everything we do.
  • 02: Integrity, Truth, Reality
    • We make promises that we can keep, and goals that push us to new heights. Our integrity offers us the opportunity to learn and improve by being honest about what works and what doesn’t. By being true to the data and producing realistic metrics, we are able to create plans and resources to achieve our goals.
  • 03: Kindness, Empathy, Grace
    • We will empathize with everyone's situation, provide positive and constructive feedback with kindness, and accept opportunities for improvement with grace and gratitude. We use this principle across the organization to collaborate and build lines of open communication.
  • 04: Resilience, Mettle, Perseverance
    • We will persevere – even in difficult and challenging situations. Our ability to recover from missteps and failures in a positive way will help us to be successful in our mission.
  • 05: Humility, Gratitude, Learning
    • We will be true learners by showing humility and gratitude in our work. We recognize that the smartest person in the room is the one who is always listening, learning, and willing to shift their thinking.


  • 10+ years in product management, with at least 4 focused on real world data product development.
  • Strong technical background and understanding of RWD, data science, and their applications in product development.
  • Clinical expertise (healthcare informatics, epidemiology, clinical trials etc.) 
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Possesses a highly analytical and data driven decision making approach
  • Very capable and comfortable swiveling between influence business stakeholders and highly technical stakeholders
  • Highly resourceful. Can influence across a broad set of stakeholders. With a strong fact-based approach that facilitates prioritization and decision making
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s in Computer Science, Data Science, Product Management, Clinical, Life Sciences and/or related discipline. Suitable and substantiated real-world experience may also be considered for highly qualified candidates.

Travel: < 30%

Location: US-based hybrid – willing to occasionally travel as needed to various Norstella offices and/or client meetings. Highly preferred if candidates reside in northeastern US region.

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $180,000 to $220,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to base salary and a competitive benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
Norstella is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Our ethos is to respect and value peoples differences, to help everyone achieve more at work as well as in their personal lives so that they feel proud of the part they play in our success. We believe that all decisions about people at work should be based on the individuals abilities, skills, performance and behavior and our business requirements. Norstella operates a zero tolerance policy to any form of discrimination, abuse or harassment.

Sometimes the best opportunities are hidden by self-doubt. We disqualify ourselves before we have the opportunity to be considered. Regardless of where you came from, how you identify, or the path that led you here- you are welcome. If you read this job description and feel passion and excitement, were just as excited about you.