This position the category leader for wearable technology within the Vital Signs and Patient Monitoring portfolio. This position is focused on but not limited to the development of wearable devices and enabling technologies including associated software, service, and technology offerings. This position will collaborate with relevant upstream product managers, strategic marketing, regional marketing and sales teams, R&D, and service, as well as other internal and external stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages all aspects of product development of new technologies from customer sensing to concept development through launch strategy. Expert in understanding customer needs and workflows
Drives the development of overall wearable device roadmap for new products and new technologies including identification of both organic and inorganic opportunities in collaboration with regional and strategic marketing
Develops business plan and financial analysis for new products proposed
Marketing lead on requirements definition and R&D project execution
Driver of the go-to-market strategy/process, including developing product positioning/messaging for new products
Provides oversight to management of product costs, has input to global pricing of applicable portfolio, and margin maintenance. Provides input to 3-year strategic plan.
Collaborates with regional marketing on identification and development of evidence based proof points
Other duties may be assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
7 years of related professional experience
Bachelor's Degree Required, MBA Preferred
Must have demonstrated ability to successfully work with cross functional resources and engage teams across the matrix.
Requires knowledge of primary channel(s) for responsible products
Effectively leverage and utilize available analytical tools
Experience with financial modeling to support New Product Development (NPD) decision making
Experience developing product requirements for new technologies preferred
Experience in Go to Market effort on an NPD team preferred including international Go to Market strategy
Successful use of market analysis techniques such as ethnography, conjoint analysis, etc.