To strengthen our operating room (OR) division, Medline is seeking a dynamic and hard-working candidate for the position of Junior Product Manager, Europe.
In this role, you will support the Product Manager, Europe in driving the sales growth and profitability of your product categories. You will collaborate with business units across the organisation, including sales, marketing, finance, quality, regulatory, operations and inventory management. Your responsibilities will include: identifying new business opportunities, launching new products, increasing the profitability of existing products, providing expertise on your product line and their use in procedures, and creating tools and campaigns to promote your business in all European markets—all under the supervision of the Product Manager.
Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research analyses and by benchmarking competitors.
Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
Develop training programmes, sales tools and marketing materials for the sales team and other stakeholders.
Support the development of marketing campaigns for new launches or the repositioning of products.
Report regularly to senior management on the division’s performance and strategy.
Manage all tasks necessary to increase profit and meet financial and corporate growth objectives.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in business, management, marketing or healthcare
3 years of work experience in marketing, product management or a business function is a plus; experience in the medical device industry is a plus
A desire to work in a fast-paced, multinational organisation (you need to collaborate with cross-functional team members located in other European countries, the US and Asia)
Excellent presentation and stakeholder management skills
Very strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas and back them up with sound arguments
Business savvy with an entrepreneurial mindset
Proactive attitude with a desire to learn
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (solution-driven)
Strong ability to digest big chunks of information and separate the critical from the non-essential
Fluent in written and spoken English; an additional core European language (French, German) is a plus
Ability and willingness to travel within Europe (potentially up to 25% of the time)
Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
Are you interested in being a part of our journey? Please send your résumé and cover letter to Caroline Westhuis, HR Generalist: [email protected]