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

 

Other

 

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

 

Education:

 

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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