Associate Portfolio Manager in Kalamazoo, MI bei Stryker Corporation

Datum der Veröffentlichung: 6/30/2019

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Job Description: The Associate Portfolio Manger is responsible for the long term strategic direction and NPD execution of product lines.  Identifies new opportunities, evaluates opportunities based on potential success factors, and works with customers, engineers and 3rd parties to take those products from ideation to market launch.  This role will responsible for NPD support of Project Einstein and research in the Trauma segment for OGI portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for understanding and executing the marketing strategy including deep knowledge of the current product offering, call points, market trends, and competitive landscape.
  • Analyzes competitive position of company products and recommends or supervises product styling, quality changes, inventory allocation, and price structures
  • Build a network of sales reps/regional managers/and customers that can be leveraged for project feedback.
  • Conduct primary market research including direct customer visits, blinded phone interviews, online surveys, focus groups, etc.
  • Analyzes and appraises the effectiveness of sales methods, costs, and results
  • Prepare market estimates, sales forecasts and financial models for early stage opportunities in order to determine prioritization and potential impact of projects.
  • Coordinate and lead engaging customer feedback sessions with the goal of fully understanding their needs/desires/fears/motives which may include observing operating room procedures.
  • Organize labs for product feedback sessions which will include securing lab space, scheduling surgeons, and procuring tools and specimen.
  • Identify new opportunities in the market by monitoring medical device journals/websites and  participating in tradeshows.
  • Determine market entry strategy for product ideas which may include acquisition, licensing, supply agreements, product development.
  • Executes analysis and decision making for the annual strategic planning process.
  • Work with engineers to deliver technical solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Clearly and concisely convey ideas through both written and oral communication.
  • Research and understand market potential, market drivers, and market trends.
  • Analyze competitive landscape and proposes product/technology positioning.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 7+ years relevant experience preferred
  • Intermediate understanding of marketing strategy, product launch experience, marketing insights and experience interacting with HCPs preferred
  • Strong clinical understanding of Orthopaedic Trauma preferred
  • Exercise discretion and independence when applying professional expertise.
  • Must be able to manage time, projects, stress and conflict.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication.
  • Must be able to bring tasks through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize work and keep detailed and confidential records.
  • Must be able to communicate / present to large groups of people.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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