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Product Manager - Southern

Medical/Pharmaceutical - Other Disciplines
Ref: 333 Date Posted: Thursday 15 Aug 2019
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Our Client designs world-leading, clinically-advanced, precision technologies that enable healthcare professionals, to ‘peer’ inside the body, using endoscopic procedures. By focusing on early detection and minimally invasive treatment of a broad range of diseases, they focus on improving patient care quality every day.

Currently, they are looking for an Product Manager to act as product owner during development (including user validation), planning, forecasting, production, marketing and post market surveillance of products at all stages of the product life cycle. Contribute to and execute a successful product strategy and portfolio management. If you would like to join their mission to improve patient outcomes, minimize discomfort, and accelerate the recovery process for patients, then please get in touch.

Key Result Areas:

  • Successful new product introductions, where products fulfil user needs, achieve optimum launch timing, marketing is effective, appropriate SBC training is provided in a timely way and target product costs are met. 
  • Achievement of yearly sales target
  • Successful product discontinuations & obsolescence
  • Successful completion of mandatory training
  • Compliance with Health & Safety & Environmental procedures

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and observe customer, market, regulatory, and technical requirements, and define corresponding value propositions and needs for clinical studies
  • Contribute to the development of the product and portfolio strategy
  • Develop proposals for new products and features based on strategic product roadmap
  • Carry out procedure development in order to create new products and explore new markets
  • Create necessary process related documentation
  • Act as a communicator and translator between all involved departments (Sales, SCM, R&D (internal and external), Quality, Regulatory, Service, Training, Operations)
  • Manage partner relationships (suppliers, SBCs, distribution partners, end customers)
  • Understand, track, and analyse relevant KPIs (e.g. market sizes, procedure numbers, reimbursement rates, market prices, competition and market shares)
  • Conduct the life cycle management, e.g. to initiate product changes/improvements and the product phase-out and to contribute to post market surveillance
  • Undertake ‘train the trainer’ activities with customers

Other Related Responsibilities

  • Liaison with R&D and other internal stakeholders
  • Competitor activity review
  • Will undertake any assignment or duty as required by business needs.

Experience

  • 5 years PM or Project management or Complex medical/technical Sales Experience or R&D experience in medical class developments.
  • Experience of clinical knowledge

Applied knowledge of:

  • New Product generation
  • Developing business cases
  • Medical environments
  • Collaboration with R&D Teams
  • Portfolio and product life cycle management
  • Global Project teamwork
  • Market Research Techniques
  • User validation technique
  • Microsoft Office and product data management systems

Competencies

  • Entrepreneurial character
  • Ability to motivate and lead teams
  • Structured thinker with conceptual / analytical skills
  • Acceptance for detailed specification needs and longer development cycles
  • Understands the needs for technical specification creation and administration needs.
  • Interest to get on top of new topics, structure then and manage them self-sufficient
  • Can change perspective and “get in others shoes”
  • Good stakeholder skills

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