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Reference Number: SK-GSPMSRNJ
Location: New Jersey, United States

Senior Global Product Manager – Surgical Reconstruction: 

My client, a world leader in medical technology, is headquartered in Central New Jersey. They are dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. They offer innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, and reconstructive and general surgery. 

This company values integrity, their people, excellence, embracing change, decisiveness and teamwork.

Joining this team is a chance for you to do important work that creates change and shapes the future of healthcare. They are on a growth journey that’s fueled by people who have great ideas and the environment to develop them.

I am currently seeking a Senior Global Product Manager – Surgical Reconstruction to join this company.  You will be supporting a biological implant for nerve and tendon reconstruction in the hand.

YOU:

  • Prior LifeSciences (Device, Pharma, Biotech) marketing experience, including solid understanding of the principles of marketing, how to develop and implement value propositions that are clinical, economical, or technical
  • Prior nerve and tendon experience a plus
  • Upstream and downstream experience
  • Prefer experience working with R&D teams (this role is NOT just sales support, creating collateral, etc, it’s a more technical marketing role)
  • Strong analytical skills (work with complex financial models, pricing, sales models, go to market strategy related to pricing and margins)
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Strong in both strategic and tactical
  • Change agility
  • Hands-on, roll up your sleeves, lean environment
  • Ability to work in ambiguity
  • Orthopedics, human tissue, biologic tissue, synthetic tissue, hospital and OR experiences are all pluses

 

TITLE:  Senior Global Product Manager – Surgical Reconstruction

REPORTS TO: Director of Global Surgical Reconstruction

LOCATION:  Central, NJ

RELO:  Yes

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads development of product marketing plans by preparing objectives, strategies, tactics, profit and loss projections, including short and long-term strategies
  • 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
  • Recommends product line extensions and/or line trimming, forecasting, pricing strategies, literature/video/sales support materials, 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
  • 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
  • Develops product-oriented positioning documents, product profiles, competitive analysis, presentations, demos, white papers, product updates and content for corporate marketing vehicles such as web sites, brochures and seminars
  • 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 company and products are perceived 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 forecasts as necessary and works 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.
  • Supports the Company’s medical education initiative by assisting in the preparation and running of surgeon training courses which may include didactic and cadaver labs
  • Works collaboratively with Marketing Communications and other related departments to ensure products are properly positioned in the market utilizing creative promotional, pricing, service, and product characteristic strategies to maximize sales and profits
  • 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

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, or related field; MBA preferred
  • Experience with regenerative tissue, reconstructive surgical, orthopedic trauma, plastics or reconstructive surgery a plus
  • Understanding of the reimbursement landscape
  • 5+ years of healthcare-focused, marketing experience within a medical device or pharmaceutical company is required.
  • 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%