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Manager Interview Questions in South San Francisco, CA

"Companies count on managers to make smart team decisions and oversee group members in order to maintain deadlines and keep operations running smoothly. Be prepared to answer several situational questions that will evaluate your time management skills, problem solving abilities, and ease in leading a team. Employers will also expect you to be well-versed in products and operations, so make sure to brush up on the department's relevant work."

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Can you walk me through your understanding of the ad ecosystem and the role Gamut plays in it?

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If you have a critical defect and a feature, how do you determine which one to prioritize? Let's say, there is measurable detriment from the bug each day it's not fixed and value from implementing the feature. Bug takes x days to fix, while feature takes x+n

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Tell me about your product management experience. How do you handle competing priorities? What is your favorite product and what would you spec to make it even better?

Several questions around why Genentech? How do you work in a team based environment? Several situational questions around how do you handle challenges, changes etc.? Describe the depth of your knowledge in pharma industry.

Elaborate a time when you were not successful and what you learned from it.

Name a time you didn't agree with your supervisor

Real issues that the candidate will deal with in the job, to check the candidate's ability to think through complex issues. I.e what would you do if there's an issue with xxxx.

How do you balance setting product priorities against internal, external (customer) and high-visibility customers ?

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Why do you want to work for Genentech?