Senior Upstream Product Manager, ENT

Medtronic Inc. Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 months ago

Careers that Change Lives

As a Senior Upstream Product Manager for Medtronic ENT you will work withthe Marketing Director as the lead, expert and primary contact to create andimplement global marketing activities which support the company's businessstrategies related to product development/acquisition.

A Day in the Life

  • Inconjunction with the Marketing Director, will develop and manage the franchisestrategic road map for new product portfolio for assigned product lines

  • Represent organization as a primary contact for new product marketing for assignedproduct lines

  • Developand manage long-term platform life cycle, including analyses to support productline changes: ex new product development or acquisition or discontinuation

  • Prepare forecasts and long-range budgets for product lines

  • Definethe direction for new products, processes, standards, or operational plansbased on business strategy

  • Investigateand assess product and technical needs for either future development projectsor business development

  • Workclosely with R&D and BD to implement portfolio innovation plan

  • Provideongoing coaching, support, to upstream team peers and lower levelprofessionals.

  • Gatherdetailed information, analysis and investigation to overcome problems andissues faced regarding product development.

  • Developand maintain strong KOL relationships to enable effective product portfoliostrategy

  • Representmarketing on cross-functional teams for product development and sustainingprojects by channeling customer feedback or input to various attributes duringconcept and development. Support the Franchise Owners by ensuring the must-havefeatures are in the development cycle and continually test the product withend-users.

  • Inconjunction with the Sr. Marketing Director and the downstream marketing team,prepare and support activities for new product launches including valueproposition, sales channel strategy, cannibalization assessment, educationaltools and pricing.

  • Travelrequirement: 20-30%

General responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Formulates and reviews corporate short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for specific product or product line.

  • Conducts competitive product analysis and market research of product consumer behavior and professional audience.

  • Determines the profitability and viability of new products or product enhancements.

  • Develops production and marketing strategies and tactics to ensure effective product placement relative to market opportunity, working closely with product development for a specific product, brand, or product area over its entire life cycle.

  • Works with other functions to finalize product specifications.

  • Provides advertising with core brand equity.

  • Serves as technical adviser, demonstrating products and troubleshooting product issues.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

Nice to Have

  • Medical device background preferred

  • Superior communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to multi-task while working in a fast paced environment

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment

  • Ability to travel within the U.S. and internationally

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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