Associate Brand Manager Europe in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you enjoy Working in a fast-paced environment?

Within the Endoscopy Marketing Team based in Amsterdam for Europe consisting of 13 marketing talents in different area we strive for delivering excellent Marketing Service in corporation with our Sales Endoscopy teams within Europe.

  • Do you want to be part of a driven and multicultural working environment?
  • Do you want to join a company which improves people´s lives on a daily basis?
  • Do you feel thrilled by overcoming and achieving Marketing goals?
  • Can you manage multiple priorities at the same time?

Yes? This will then be your next challenge!

We are currently recruiting for a talented Associate Brand Manager for our Endoscopy team based in our Amsterdam. The goal for the Associate Brand Manager is to be the expert who supports the strategic direction and the execution for portfolio growth (eg portfolio development), through internal and external education strategies, and European customer engagement campaigns and marketing campaign/ strategy.

In alignment with global strategy you will supports the annual and long-range brand/indications strategy to achieve required growth, profit and market share targets. You create and distribute scalable assets, tools, marketing campaigns and best practices which can be localized for maximum impact. You identify education, brand experience and customer engagement opportunities for both internal and external audiences to increase brand perception and value in collaboration with Education Manager.

This position reports to the Brand Manager Visualization Europe.

What you will do:

  • You will develop trust and strong relationships with local Endo marketers, sales professionals, internal stakeholders and key customers
  • You will collaborate with the Portfolio Marketing teams and create annual marketing plans and portfolio roadmaps over 3-5-year horizon
  • You will be working with country leadership to forecast demand develop relationships with supply chain partners
  • You will support the execution of regional product life cycle including phase-in (launch) and phase-out of products
  • You will provide analysis of business performance, brand perception, and other drivers of future brand performance.
  • You will partner with divisional resources to develop portfolio through new product development, line extensions.
  • You will be in partnership with Education Manager and Brand Managers, identify internal training needs and create relevant content and training programs.
  • You will in collaboration with more senior Brand Managers, create Pan European, scalable customer engagement events such as facility tours/events/congresses, hands-on opportunities and medical education programs
  • You will support the branding, messaging, positioning, and pricing of assigned brands based on market, customer, and competitive insights

What you need:

  • To have the energy and drive to travel 50% of your time within Europe
  • Bachelor’s degree required ideally in Life Sciences, Pharma or Business
  • Fluency in English is essential, preferably combined with another European language
  • 3-5 years of sales, R&D or marketing experience preferably in Pharma/ med-tech industry. 
  • You have a proven success record in leading marketing project incl. marketing plans, product launches and campaigns within healthcare industry combined with extensive knowledge of product management processes, planning and execution
  • You have a track record as leader of cross-functional projects and in-depth experience in supporting the sales force and customer facing activities in the field.
  • You have a proven track record of understanding different European cultures and behaviours
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects effectively and simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • You have a customer friendly behaviour which fitting our Stryker culture
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills and excellent organizational skills combined with being a team player and able to manage your

Please find more information about the Stryker Endoscopy:

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 50%

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