GLOBAL PRODUCT MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVES
BRIEF COMPANY PROFILE
Our client is a Global MedTech company headquartered in Greater Copenhagen with a strong track record in developing state-of-the-art products addressing unmet needs in the market.
Reporting directly to the Global Head of Therapy Area, the position will be responsible for the continued development of a growing portfolio of either GI or Urology products at our client.
The role will be instrumental in planning, developing and executing the business and product strategies and roadmaps for a designated portfolio within Gastroenterology or Urology, including among others driving the strategic positioning, value proposition(s), market access, commercial etc. Moreover, the role will be responsible for ensuring effective implementation of global business strategies for the designated portfolio while managing associated portfolio planning, investment and development activity to meet requirements of the markets globally.
Global Product Management Executives
Head of Therapy Area
30 - 40 days per year
Responsibilities & Tasks:
Responsible for a designated portfolio of GI or Urology products, including driving its commercial strategies and vision, while spearheading product development, roadmap development, go-to market strategies, positioning, value propositions, launch planning and life cycle management activities.
Ensuring optimal segmentation and targeting.
Conducting market analysis and providing marketing insights and direction for new products.
Creating value proposition, positioning statement and key sales messages for current and future products.
Driving roadmaps for the designated products.
Ensuring optimal market development and penetration across the product portfolio.
Tracking and evaluating product performance and sales results post-launch.
Delivering effective product training strategies and execution to the frontline sales organization.
Creating and managing KOL relationships.
Key success criteria:
Ensuring continuous development and growth of the designated GI or Urology product portfolio.
Demonstrating decisive and successful leadership of product strategies and activities.
Delivering unbeatable product launch platforms.
Ensuring seamless and successful cooperation with key stakeholders.
Relevant education – preferably at Master level.
English – fluent verbally and in writing.
Ideal experience and competencies:
+3 years relevant work experience from a similar position.
Experience in leading large complex projects in a global/regional organization.
Experience in driving product portfolio strategies.
In depth experience within Gastro or Urology.
Experience with capital equipment/hospital sales products.
Proven track-record with global/regional product launches is an advantage.
Preferably upstream and downstream experience.
Strong product management toolbox.
Strong understanding of the healthcare sector.
Strong commercial acumen and broad experience from working in a global/HQ or regional/HQ setting.
Communicates the central issues in a discussion in a clear, fluent and precise manner and is able to keep recipients' attention. Is attentive to the needs of others when speaking and produces written material that is clear, fluent and precise.
Is able to establish and maintain relations with people at all levels, internally as well as externally, and makes people feel at ease. Achieves agreement by dealing with disagreements and potential conflicts with diplomatic skills. Develops and maintains networks.
Inspires others, creates followership and encourages the achievement of joint set goals by promoting a sense of purpose. Provides inspiration for a positive work attitude and prompts a strong wish to succeed in the team.
Direction and responsibility
Ensures that employees and peers have a clear understanding of, and commitment to, direction and tasks. Organizes resources, takes action and directs others toward successful execution. Drives projects forward to reach pivotal objectives, makes things happen and follows through.
Possesses an entrepreneurial and strategic mindset and is drawn to settings and environments in which the amount of pre-established processes is scarce, while displaying the capacity to define and set up new processes.
Results and goal orientation
Is proactive, result-oriented, self-driven and persistent. Establishes visible, achievable, and ambitious goals. Focuses on action, activities and results whilst being mindful of team members’ individual needs. Is able to continue working at a specific problem, viewpoint or action plan until a result has been achieved – or until it is determined that an alternative approach is needed.
Robust and decisive
Is able to drive decisions and withstand or overcome adverse conditions. Encourages the achievement of set goals by promoting a sense of purpose, and by demonstrating strong drive, stamina, natural authority, and responsibility. Prompts a strong wish to succeed in the team and as an individual – in spite of adversity.