Product Manager, Medical Devices - VIC

Sector

Healthcare & Medicine

Management


Type

Permanent / Full Time


Contact

info@onemd.com.au


Posted on

27 Apr 2022

Objective

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work with global leader in the Woundcare & Compression space

Job Description

About the Company

Our client is a leading international supplier of forward-looking Medical Devices and hygiene products of the highest quality. They develop customised solutions for the problems faced by patients and healthcare professionals – from classic wound dressing material to modern therapy and patient care systems.

About the Role 


In this Product Manager role you will work with both local and global teams, generates demand/business by reviewing product portfolios, conducting market research, generating product requirements determining specifications, scheduling, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction to meet generated demand, developing marketing strategies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure marketing plans, budgets and monthly results are communicated and fully understood, accepted and appropriate corrective action is taken where necessary
  • Determine customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information
  • Recommend current and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and marketplace requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes
  • Assess market competition, comparing the company's product versus competitors', then develop strategies to compete
  • Provide source data for portfolio and company communications, defining marketing communication objectives & related actions
  • Assess product market share and work with sales to develop sales strategies to target focus on growth areas
  • Assess product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results
  • Develop strong relationships with clinical key opinion leaders
  • Provide short and long-term product sales forecasts, special reports and analysis to management, addressing all related requests
  • In conjunction with Operations, assess inventory turnover and product availability adjusting forecast demand/inventory levels as required
  • Launch new products into the ANZ market, in-line with Global strategy and timelines. Analyse proposed product requirements and return-on-investment; develop and implement launch programs
  • Determine product pricing utilising market research data; reviewing production and sales costs and anticipated volume
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and forums; reviewing relevant publications; establishing professional social networks; involvement with applicable societies/associations
  • Drive social media campaigns related to portfolio
  • Contributes to the team by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Develop the annual marketing plan, which includes: promotion & activity plans, forecasts for each product and region (based on historical data, market trends, competitive activity, promotional strategy and sales effort), sales force operational costs and resources
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Science/Healthcare and/or Business/Marketing
  • Proven experience in Product Management in Healthcare/Medical Devices – demonstrated success in portfolio management, motivation and leadership
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers, customers and other stakeholders
  • Proven ability to take accountability for the quality and timeliness of their work outputs while maintaining high personal and professional standards
  • High level of data analysis, reporting and documentation skills
  • High level of proactive problem solving skills
  • High degree of initiative and ability to be a self-starter
If this sounds like the role for you then please apply via this link or call Paul Bottomley on 0478 842 058.

Requirements

  • Proven experience in Product Management in Healthcare/Medical Devices
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to link long-range visions and strategies to short-term activity