Senior Global Product Manager

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Senior Global Upstream Product Manager- RTP, North Carolina

An outstanding opportunity to move to the Friendly South with some of the brightest people in the USA, Research Triangle Park, NC working for a very dynamic company! Competitive salary and bonus structure and paid relocation assistance!

The Sr. Global Product Manager Lead is responsible for leading the global product management team in the development and implementation of global marketing efforts related to product management, upstream marketing, product launches and certain market development activities. This position will report to the Head of Marketing and will have 2 direct reports. Will live in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

This role will be primarily responsible for global product management activities for a cutting edge platform across multiple specialties (gen surgery, gynecology, urology and thoracic surgery). This role is also responsible leading global messaging activities, leading commercial activities on product development teams and launching new products/technologies into global markets. This position also leads high-level collaboration with all key functions and regions involved in the New Product Launch Process.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor Degree in business, marketing, engineering or in a related field
  • An advanced degree in business or marketing preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of product management, marketing or relevant commercial experience
  • Experience in medical device industry with specific focus in surgery required
  • Experience in Laparoscopic surgery strongly preferred
  • Excellent people and communication skills, ability to operate and influence in a diverse and complex environment, and ability to build sustainable social relationships within the organization and with customers

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates to develop the evolution global marketing strategy to increase market share and enhance profitability
  • Provides strategic and operational direction in the development and execution of world-class Marketing Programs including product & market analysis, modeling, and pricing
  • Interacts with Physicians, Clinicians, the Sales Team, R&D and Manufacturing regarding the performance of existing products and the development of new products
  • Maintains knowledge of Key Customers, the Market, Industry Trends, Competitors, and leading Competitive Strategies
  • Develops, cultivates and maintains relationships with Key Customers, KOLs, and Strategic Partners to obtain and provide technical, professional & managerial support for products
  • Responds to customer needs by working with R&D and the global sales and regional marketing teams to identify and develop new product opportunities and bring them to commercialization
  • Participates with R&D's in the design review process
  • Coordinates the specific objectives of the marketing plan with functional departments including supply chain, operations, finance, and sales
  • Mentors and develops marketing teams through sharing and coaching best practices in general product management fundamentals
  • Sets expectations regarding performance and desired behaviors for the Global Product Management Organization