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Senior Global Product Manager – 1927797

Location: Princeton, NJ, 08540, US
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Senior Global Product Manager

Product Category- Surgical Reconstruction, TT

Location- New Jersey

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

  • Manages new product development marketing activities for specific products within the respective Group, including voice of customer research, new idea review and recommendations, concept and design development, technique development, project management, and market introduction
  • Actively mentors less-experienced group members in Marketing-related areas
  • Determines strategic product line decisions such as priority of product or line enhancements which optimize organizational goals and objectives by evaluating competitors’ products and by determining market share and market trends; keeps others informed by maintaining and distributing competitive comparisons and evaluations
  • Monitors product development progress with engineering, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and related departments to ensure product line objectives are achieved on a timely basis
  • Prepares annual budget forecasts for the marketing functions related to the product line(s)
  • Maintains frequent and regular contact with strategic industry experts and trade organizations, field visits with key surgeons and sales consultants, participation in key meetings and conferences to ensure the company and products are perceived as superior relative to the competition
  • Collaborates with sales to ensure a high quality of sales support in terms of new product/market introductions, sales training programs, key surgeon/key account field visits, and regular communication, both responsive as well as proactive
  • Establishes and maintains key close professional relationships with internal and external constituents to stay abreast of new market opportunities.  Continually pushes for new innovations within existing product line.
  • Routinely interfaces with the managers/directors of other product lines offered by the company to fully understand the relationships within the portfolio of products offered by the Company
  • Monitors forecast as necessary and work collaboratively with other departments to ensure product availability throughout the lifecycle of the product
  • Maintains up-to-date product and industry knowledge by regular review of the literature, co-traveling with field sales personnel, attending surgeries, etc.
  • Participates in strategic sales and marketing planning activities for assigned products to identify key targets, surgeons, and hospitals by specific product
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Recommends product line extensions and/or line trimming, forecasting, pricing strategies, labeling revisions, clinical studies, manufacturing, and customer service/operations support for existing product line(s) which would ultimately build the value of the product line and maximize product line earnings.

The Right Talent:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Biology, or related field
  • MBA preferred
  • Experience with regenerative tissue and plastics and reconstructive surgery preferred
  • Understanding of the reimbursement landscape
  • 5+ years of healthcare-focused, marketing experience within a medical device or pharmaceutical company is required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in upstream marketing, with at least 50% of overall marketing responsibilities focused on upstream activities.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing new product development projects.
  • Global medical device/pharmaceutical marketing experience required with direct experience in marketing in US and International markets.
  • Medical device or pharmaceutical sales experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated conceptual problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope problem-solving approach, and manage execution.
  • Demonstrated project management and excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.
  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative analytic skills, specifically marketing and financial analysis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and coaching skills at the employee and management levels.
  • A demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, planning, marketing, and product development.
  • Average travel requirement is approximately 30%.

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