Sr. Global Product Manager

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Position Description


The Senior Global Product Manager leads all go to market activities from new product concept, strategy/development to the creation/implementation of launch materials for new product commercialization.  The Senior Global Product Manager will also be responsible for managing portfolio of legacy products and new products through their entire lifecycle.  This will require working closely with the innovation leaders, regional marketing and cross-functional teams to ensure successful global product launches.


Summary of Key Responsibilities:


Strategy & New Product Commercialization


Developing and aligning global strategy & positioning


Defining portfolio and developing Go to Market strategy for new products


Developing regional pricing guidelines, roll-out plans and launch packs and (where relevant) assist in launch activities nationally and internationally


Developing & supporting new product concepts and branding


Conducting financial analysis to support investment strategy


Capturing and analyzing Voice of customer, competitive activity, and market trends


Developing Product Development and Product maintenance roadmaps


Lifecycle Management of Legacy Portfolio


Identifying and recommending strategic markets, channels, & niche opportunities to expand/protect core business


Conducting financial analysis of business and recommending & executing strategies to achieve key goals


Managing recalls, product failures & complaints


Supporting tender activity


Transfer pricing management


Supporting sustaining engineering projects and cost reduction projects


Supporting supply chain solutions




Develop clinical expertise– manage the clinical pipeline in liaison with the Clinical Department


Develop key KOL relationships


Identify/ attend key conferences


Monitor and share key externally published clinical study developments worldwide


To develop relevant promotional strategies; marketing collateral and e presence in liaison with the Global Marcoms Department


To develop and participate in relevant global product training


To manage the product post market surveillance where applicable


International travel and interacting with other business cultures is an inherent part of the role – developing relationships in key markets is critical


To adopt key additional areas of responsibility consistent with Senior Product Management


Product management representation on Training Academy


Candidate Profile


Work Experience & Abilities Required:


A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; ideally experience in finance, marketing or selling in medical devices industry


The jobholder will require a Product, Commercial, Business or Marketing Management background with good numeracy


High computer literacy (MS Outlook, web searching, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint)


Experience of market analysis and customer research is required


Good analytical & communication skills, self-motivation, a pro-active and resilient attitude and a good negotiating ability are required


Competent at leading projects involving cross functional teams and global markets


Possess ability to develop excellent working relationships with key personnel, especially with the leadership and Sales & Marketing teams in markets and within the Supply Chain / Engineering Support functions


Capable of developing, presenting and gaining approval for key product strategies at Senior Management level within the central team and Product Manager/Marketing Manager/Director level in direct and indirect markets


Willingness to undertake significant international travel are essential




A degree in Business, Marketing, or Science / Engineering is preferred.


For more information regarding this position, please contact Mr. Vaché Petrossian by filling out the form below.


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