Cordis Senior Global Product Manager, Upstream Marketing (Remote) in Helana, Montana
Summary: As the Senior Global Product Manager for Cardiology, you will drive upstream product management, leading active New Product Development projects and helping shape the future strategy of our portfolio through identifying new opportunities that will deliver profitable growth globally. Responsibilities include: Customer need identification, market research, product development, life-cycle management, portfolio/strategic planning, pricing, positioning, promotion and branding that support our global footprint.
Work Location: This is a remote position.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Key accountabilities include achievement of financial targets through marketing activities related to regional enablement, new product development, and product management.
Develop global portfolio strategy for the diagnostic and guiding catheter business, working with both regional marketing leaders and other internal and external experts.
Utilize market trends and customer insights to Determines product/service lifecycle implications and makes recommendations to maintain market competitiveness and to achieve sustainable economic success.
Conduct primary (VOC) and secondary market research to uncover customer and business insights; translate those insights into products and programs that deliver growth for the portfolio.
Translate market and customer needs across multiple regions into clearly defined product requirements and portfolio strategy.
Perform financial/business analyses including business case development to support prioritization of new innovation areas, cost reduction opportunities and/or product phase-out.
Translate market and customer needs across multiple regions into clearly defined product requirement, clinical objectives, product claims, go-to-market strategies and sales enablement tactics to support new product development process and launch readiness.
Drives key elements of new medical device product launch, including pricing, positioning, placement/channel planning and execution
Support global portfolio commercialization and planning process – understanding and analyzing competitive landscape
Demonstrate strong financial acumen and logical decision making in the general business environment. Understands and can articulate sound thought processes as it relates to pricing, deal structure and assessing financial implications.
Strong ability to influence and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including Regional Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Inventory Planning, Finance, Quality, Regulatory, Legal, and others.
Serve as an effective and inspirational leader to the business.
Take informed risk and be biased toward action.
Maintain strong therapy and product knowledge.
Education & Experience Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or scientific discipline
Master’s degree preferred, with emphasis on business or marketing
5-8 years relevant experience in medical device product management, preferably with 3-5 years of upstream product marketing experience.
Cardiovascular/Structural Heart medical device experience desired
Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Pivot tables & PowerPoint
Strong customer focus and orientation
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Strategic/Critical Thinking Skills
Demonstrated innovative, creative, and flexible approach to problem solving
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Ability to deal with ambiguity
Strong decision making and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and balance workload
Ability to work autonomously with minimal direct supervision
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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