Role reports to: Product Manager Europe Location: Châteaubriant or Arnhem
As a Product Manager for Europe, you are responsible for driving sales of your product categories. You will collaborate with business units across the organisation, including sales, marketing, quality, inventory management and finance.
Product management at Medline stands out, in part, as it gives you the opportunity to run your product line as if it were your own business. Our leadership teams are also passionate about their business and expect the same from you.
Activities and Responsibilities
Plan, organise and control the product categories that comprise the division to optimise profits and meet marketing, financial and corporate growth objectives.
Develop market assessments and launch plans for new products to drive sales and optimise profits.
Negotiate with current suppliers to drive better costing and increase capacity to support division growth, with the support of the sourcing department.
Work continuously on portfolio rationalisation to streamline our offer and increase supply efficiency.
Work as a transversal team leader during the product development phase, with respect to product launch/change procedures
Benchmark competition (product portfolio, pricing, market share etc.) and support the sales team in formulating customer offers.
Develop training programmes and marketing collaterals to support the sales team.
Work with account managers to understand customers' needs and the competitive landscape.
At least 3 years of relevant experience in marketing, sales and/or product management, preferably in the healthcare industry
Experience negotiating with outside vendors and internal resources
Ability to skillfully analyse financial data
Strong presentation and communication skills
A passion for accuracy and getting details right
Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to influence cross-functional teams in a multicultural environment
Fluent in English
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel