Product Manager - Ostomy - Based Cheshire (12-Month MAT cover)


North West


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Our client is an international, Medical Device organisation, who have a unique opportunity to join an already established team in the Ostomy arena. The role will be working as a Product Manager, based at the company’s head office in Cheshire. Our client is looking for confident and self-motivated individuals who have the desire to develop a long-term career within their business. The main purpose of this role is to support the UK Associate Director in the development and delivery of the product marketing strategy for the Ostomy business unit.

Ideally able to start in February 2018.
Ability to present with confidence both internally and externally and at EMEA and Global senior management level.
Competent in marketing principles.
Excellent numerical, analytical and computer skills to quickly assimilate and interpret large amounts of information.
Commercial awareness and understanding of business priorities.
Accepts responsibility to deliver against deadlines.
Demonstrates self-confidence and sound judgement when dealing with complex issues/processes, and can suggest solutions.
Demonstrates sensitivity and understanding when dealing with internal and external customers.
Possesses strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally.

Role Responsibilities:
Provide information and insight on UK and Ireland Ostomy business and market to UK, Regional and Global management, as required.
Monitor and analyse sales performance and market conditions, including customer needs and competitors, and implement marketing plan/alterations as needed.
Identify and exploit new market opportunities.
Deliver marketing campaigns and promotional materials ensuring DtC alignment to increase brand awareness and communicate key messages, in accordance with internal approval processes, and maximise return on promotional spend, relevant to needs of various internal teams and external customers.
Identify and exploit promotional opportunities via industry partners.
Input into the budget planning process.
Provide product training support for members of the sales /Nurse/CC teams, distributors and other relevant internal parties, delivery ITC product training for all new starters.
Take responsibility for logistics for HCP congresses and events e.g. study days, road shows.
Develop and maintain advocacy with key opinion leaders and key customers.
Ensure good alignment between marketing and sales strategy through regular communication across the division and relevant to all internal teams.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with global marketing departments and other internal functions – clinical, regulatory, legal, finance.
Develop and Maintain regular communications with digital and DtC team ensuring alignment with campaign timings and product launch timings and activities co-ordinated seamlessly.

Role Specific Competencies:
Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills.
IT literate with strong analytical skills.
Able to influence NHS staff at the highest levels.
Flexible “can do” attitude needed to thrive in a fast-growing company.
Innovation, tenacity and drive to ensure success.
Self-motivation, persuasiveness and competitiveness.

Recruitment Process:
2 stage process.

Highly competitive package + bonus/bens

Evolve Selection is a leading UK recruitment and contract sales organisation (CSO), operating within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Medical Device sectors. We offer a highly comprehensive range of permanent recruitment and flexible contract sales solutions. Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us on 0113 457 0777.

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