Product Manager

  • R. Dr. Plácido da Costa, 4200-450 Porto, Portugal
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Hello! 👋🏽

We're looking for an awesome Product Manager to join our team on our journey to revolutionize personalized medicine 📈 

iLoF in a nutshell 💡

As personalized medicine becomes the norm, scientists, patients, and healthcare systems worldwide face massive barriers in providing the right treatment to the right patient. 

Recognized by CB Insights and Financial Times as one of the most promising Digital Health companies in the world, iLoF is building an AI-powered breakthrough platform capable of transforming precision medicine. 

Our goal is to become the platform that democratizes access to personalized medicine for millions of people living with complex diseases around the globe. 

Thanks to our proprietary optical fingerprint library of disease biomarkers and biological profiles we can offer personalized patient screening and stratification in a faster and more affordable way, saving up to 40% of the cost and 70% of the time while enabling a more human patient experience. 

Supported by leading institutions like Microsoft Ventures, Mayfield, or the Oxford University, iLoF is currently focusing on a validated platform technology in one of the biggest epidemics of our times: Alzheimer's, while maintaining ongoing verticals on Digestive Cancer, Stroke, and Infectious diseases.

Our Team🧑🏻‍💻

We are a mix of scientists, entrepreneurs, and inventors based in Oxford and Porto, with a passion for healthcare! 

Recognized by CB Insights as one of the most promising Digital Health companies in the world and by the Financial Times as a Transformational Business in Healthcare, iLoF has been regularly featured in leading outlets like Tech Crunch, Wired, and Sifted and listed as a rising star in AI-Driven Drug Discovery, Health Screening & Data Analytics.


Stuff you wanna know : 

What we value 

  • A Be Kind attitude is the main guideline within iLoF

  • A hand in the hammer and another free to support your co-workers as a true team player

  • An Honest and Egoless attitude towards discussions and critics working in good faith

  • The braveness to speak your heart in any situation

  • Through words or actions be always sure to make a difference at any moment!

  • Understanding that everyone has an identity outside of work and must be respected (work-life balance)

  • Be proud to drive your responsibilities to success and help others do the same, embracing ownership!

Job Description

About your Role 📰   /    What will you be doing? 👀

·       You will own the full product life cycle (from ideation to EOL) of one of our product lines, define product strategy and key milestones and communicate this to all stakeholders.

·       Identify and explore product opportunities for iLoF platform considering market opportunity, customer needs, technical feasibility and strategic alignment.

·       Establish product specifications based on a strong understanding of customer requirements and foundational science.

·       Assess competitive landscape and wider markets to ensure commercial alignment, establish potential points of distinctive competence and identify relevant trends for future product innovation.

·       Drive a strong product-focused culture at iLoF, including engaging with internal teams to ensure development processes are in alignment with product specifications.

·       Create and execute strategies for product validation through to product launch and continue market-driven innovation post-launch as required.

·       Communicate effectively across photonics, AI, software and biology teams.

·       Manage relationships with collaborators and customers receiving iLoF’s products, and use collaborator/ customer feedback to iteratively improve products.


Requirements ✔️

·       Minimum of an M.S. Degree in a Life Science field, PhD preferred

·       More than 3 years of experience in the biotech/MedTech industry, assay development a plus

·       More than two years of product management experience

·       Startup or work experience in a consulting firm is a big plus

·       Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment that may require adapting quickly to new directions or taking initiative and ownership of key workstreams

·       Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to articulate strategy, roadmaps, and vision to a range of audiences

·       Strategic thinker with strong business acumen and demonstrated financial, communication, and presentation skills

·       Ability to gain consensus among cross-functional teams and build positive working


Additional Skills: 

·       Demonstrated ability to translate strategic conversations and initiatives to tangible deliverables

·       Experience working in either clinical, diagnostic or research setting

·       Experience working in international markets

·       Knowledge of optics, spectroscopy, Raman, FTIR or other type of scattering-based techniques is a plus.

Additional Information

Perks 😉

  • A bright future at a promising high-tech startup company 🚀

  • Annual performance bonus

  • Stock Options 💰

  • A flexible environment and work-life balance: adaptable working hours, strong remote work culture 🏡

  • A stimulating atmosphere with room for creativity - fast-paced, fun, and energetic startup with a friendly culture 🎉

  • Weekly happy hours with amazing food and drinks

  • Company offsites ⛱️

  • Free coffee and snacks ☕

  • Private healthcare insurance 💊

  • The opportunity to work with a world 

  • class, talented team: and potentially change healthcare as we know it for millions of patients living with complex diseases around the globe  🧗🏼‍♂️


We share a passion for being part of a mission that matters, and we are always looking for curious and collaborative people who share our values and want to be part of our journey.  


If that sounds like a fit for you, click the apply button and join us.


Job Location:

·       Flexible (Mix of remote and in-person at our technical center in Porto, Portugal)



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