at a leading global pure-play spine company focused on advancing spine surgery and elevating patient outcomes
Germany / Home Office
A great opportunity exists for a Product Manager to join the newest pure-play spine organization in the country. Our client is an emerging leader in the spine industry, tripling the size of their business over the past five years. They are a global medical technology company advancing the science of spine care, focused on delivering innovative solutions that drive superior clinical and economic outcomes. The markets products throughout the United States and in more than 50 countries worldwide. The high-performing company and culture sets them apart from the peers and is what makes them proud to work here. If you want to be part of a team with a passion for winning, a focus on customer-centricity, a growth mindset, and a deep sense of accountability and teamwork, then this role is for you.
This position serves as Product Manager for the team in Germany to define, develop and deliver a range of tactical and strategic marketing solutions and programs aligned to the overall business strategy.
Responsible for developing marketing plans for existing and new product launches that include, but are not limited to: marketing collateral creation, customer targeting, value proposition, market and competitive analyses, promotional planning, and sales training tools.
Manage day-to-day activities of product line(s) including receiving sales and/or customer feedback and documenting through proper channels, troubleshooting logistical and technical issues, collaborating with Customer Service and Operations to execute fulfillment of on-time delivery of orders.
Responsible for product life cycle management including working with cross-functional teams to plan for and execute different phases of the product life cycle.
Analyze market data and trends, company sales, and make modifications to product strategies accordingly.
Collaborate responsively and proactively with the sales team to provide product technical, clinical, and selling support and participate in key sales activities.
Monitor competitive landscape to stay up to date on market trends by regularly reviewing scientific literature, competitor product offerings, traveling with the sales team, attending surgeries, and meeting with customers.
Develop and present business cases as justification for new products or business investments.
Collaborate with surgeon customers to translate clinical feedback into product requirements for development projects and R&D initiatives.
Collaborate with surgeon customers to create educational platforms and content related to respective product line and/or procedure(s).
Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree a plus, preferably in business management, marketing, biosciences, or engineering
Several years of relevant experience in Product Marketing, Product Management or equivalent in medical device industry, preferably in spine and orthopedics
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English
Excellent computer skills
Ability to create a well-thought-out strategy, diplomatically align cross-functional team members to a plan, and reliably execute to commitments
Proven ability to influence others to action with no direct reporting structure and ensure efficient and successful outcomes
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization and with external partners and customers.
Mature judgment and strong decision-making ability often supported by data analytics and broad understanding of corporate goals
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks, organize and assign priorities, and ensure efforts are accomplished in a timely and efficient manner
Ability and willingness to travel, sometimes on short notice, to provide necessary technical support and coverage during surgical cases, the PM must be willing to spend extended periods of time in hospitals and operating room
Proficiency in Microsoft office software, specifically Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams
Varied and responsible tasks
A pleasant working atmosphere in an innovative, international company
A strong, uncomplicated team with flat hierarchies
Personal and professional development opportunities
Various benefits, such as Hansefit membership, BusinessBike, etc.
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