European Product Manager – Personal Care

Medline provides a broad range of medical products and solutions to hospitals in operating theatres and specialist units to improve safety and efficiency. You will become a member of a highly motivated and successful multicultural team where you will be challenged daily within a dynamic and demanding work environment.

As a European Product Manager, you will be tasked with developing, managing, and driving your product portfolio's profitability. You will develop strategic collaboration with various business units across the organisation, including sales, marketing, operations, and supply chain. Medline offers a unique opportunity for a talented and ambitious individual to manage product portfolios as if they were your own business. Our leadership teams are passionate about their business and expect the same dedication from you. This position is based in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Main responsibilities:

  • New applicant will be expected to take over the management and maintenance of existing business (25%), and develop new opportunities by expanding the product portfolio and launching new products (75%).
  • Work collaboratively with European sales teams to anticipate and win new business.
  • Develop training programmes, marketing materials and sales strategies for the sales teams.
  • Conduct in-depth market research and analysis to support growth of new product categories.
  • Travel in the field to troubleshoot and support new customer accounts.
  • Report regularly to senior management on division performance and strategy.
  • Manage all tasks necessary to increase profit and meet financial and corporate growth objectives.

Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in business, marketing or healthcare.
  • 2 years’ experience in sales, marketing, or product management.
  • Strong planning skills and pragmatism, but also an ability to work in ad-hoc mode every day.
  • Very strong communication skills, verbal and written with the ability to articulate ideas and back them up with sound arguments. Excellent presentation skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable personality to match this role’s broad range of responsibilities. Equal parts creative and analytical.
  • Organised, good note keeper, able to record, store and retrieve information accurately and promptly. Strong ability to digest big chunks of information and separate critical from non-essential.
  • Business savvy with an entrepreneurial mind-set .
  • Good math skills and financial reasoning.
  • Experience in personal care, incontinence, skin health is a distinct advantage.
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken. An additional core European language is a plus.
  • Intermediate command of MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Personal accountability and decisiveness.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Europe (up to 25% of the time).

Contact:

Please send your résumé and a cover letter to: [email protected]. Please note, applications that do not include an English CV will not be considered.