Posted by: LifeNet Health on Feb 25, 2019
Virginia Beach, VA
The LifeNet Health mission is simple: Saving Lives. Restoring Health. Giving Hope. Its mission, along with its core values of safety, quality, innovation and service continue to create an unmatched record in transplant solutions, which cannot be achieved without talented, dedicated team members who share the same values and attributes that guide the LifeNet Health team every day.
If you have a commitment to customer care, quality and innovation as well as integrity and passion, then you've come to the right place.
We are currently seeking a Product Manager to join the LifeNet Health team in our Virginia Beach, VA location.
As a Product Manager, you would develop market/product strategies and tactics, as well as interfacing with commercial partners to drive regulatory approval and implementation. In addition, you will provide the leadership to execute plans to drive the development of platform and product category strategies/roadmaps and successful global commercialization of product solutions and technologies to support the delivery of defined business objectives. In addition, you are responsible for providing field support, product development support and engaging in customer events.
You would be expected to perform all tasks assigned to you, including but not limited to:
Develops and implements key marketing collateral materials, clinical education programs, and other marketing activities using PowerPoint and other Multi-media tools to help support the branding of the product line with our customer and partners. This may involve collaboration with external resources including alliance partners and/or medical professionals.Implements annual tactical plans and develops strategic marketing plans to include short term, mid-term, and long term goals and objectives for the respective product groups. This includes situational analysis of the market and products, revenue forecasts, competitive analysis, and identification of key opportunities and threats. Evaluates the product-marketing plan and makes recommendations to ensure compatibility with LifeNet Health's mission. Analyzes sales trends and develops product portfolio plans to fill product gaps and align with new product development efforts. Identifies market needs and makes recommendations for these products.Provides ongoing support and collaborates with representatives of LifeNet Health, key opinion leaders, and Alliance partners regarding product material development, issues of product performance, and product quality improvement. Additionally, provides support to end users, field representatives, and client services staff by providing presentations focused on increasing product knowledge and clinical application training. Uses these surgeon relationships to gather information on product use, obstacles to use and techniques that would be helpful in advancing product usage.Works closely with R&D teams to support new product development and launch efforts; this includes validating new product design, functionality and clinical applications with customers as well as implementing marketing and sales plans. Provides support and corrective action plans to maintain corporate objectives. Leads specific teams to improve processes to create efficiencies within the CV Franchise.Attends activities associated with the coordination of tradeshow and professional society meetings pertaining to the respective product.Develops and maintains relationships with "key opinion leaders" in the surgical community relative to the product to aid in new product development and positioning of current product lines.Implements pricing and product offering strategies based on customer needs and processing feasibility.Collaborates with cross-functional teams in the resolution of challenges and roadblocks.Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree Business, Marketing or related field from an accredited college/universityValid States Driver's LicenseMinimum 3 years' experience in medical device marketing or other healthcare regulated environmentAbility to influence without authorityHigh level of professional communication and presentation skillsProficiency in Microsoft Office Preferred
MBA from an accredited college/university2 years of experience in Spine and General Orthopedics,1 year experience in the development and market introduction of new medical products.
Get to Know LifeNet Health:
LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization ("OPO") and tissue bank in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in transplantation research and regenerative medicine. LifeNet holds the longest running current accreditation by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Its goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs and tissues for transplantation, as well as innovation in the fields of bio-implants and regenerative medicine, and to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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