Associate Product Manager - Instruments, Contract in Hamilton at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Individual Responsibilities:

  • Proactively collaborates with internal teams/departments to promote a culture of inclusiveness and cooperation
  • Responsible to live and exemplify Stryker’s Values: Integrity, Accountability, People and Performance.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Manage marketing and sales promotions for specified product line, including brand development and management
  • Collaborate with other Product Managers to develop a detailed, strategic and targeted plan for portfolio growth
  • Collect market intelligence and evaluate trends in assigned market segments to determine competitive threat or competing technologies,
  • Engage in regular field visits to support customer and sales rep education, ensure strategic execution, gather market intelligence and develop KOL relationships
  • Support product launches as needed including product phase in, phase out and product cycle maintenance
  • Assist in the preparation of RFP submissions with the RFP Coordinators
  • Establish productive business relationships with the International Marketing groups for instruments, specifically but not limited to the TOM geographies
  • Coordinate with the Operations group to continually improve the Customer Experience
  • Provide field sales support and support customer presentations and discussions, including conferences
  • Lead portfolio related product presentations and training sessions as needed at conferences, trade shows and other events

Conduct & Compliance

  • Abide by and support the policies set forth in the Stryker Code of Conduct
  • Understand that compliance with the Code of Conduct, as it may be amended by Stryker Corporation from time to time, is a condition of continued employment with Stryker
  • Conduct work in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations and in accordance with Stryker’s high ethical standards
  • Report any violations of these policies and procedures to Stryker management or in the manner outlined in Stryker’s Ethics Hotline Policy

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills
  • A fundamental knowledge of marketing
  • Appreciation for the “solution” approach to the sales complex medical equipment
  • A strong comfort level in clinical setting (operating rooms, hospitals, etc.)
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Ability to consistently produce accurate, professional work
  • Ability to travel (up to 60% of the time)
  • Self-started with the ability to show significant initiative in problem resolutions
  • High energy level with strong people skills and a positive attitude
  • Able to develop good rapport with internal stakeholders and external sales force
  • Strong presentation skills

Education & Qualifications

  • Must hold a University Degree (Preferably in Science or Business/Marketing)
  • Postgraduate experience and/or qualifications in Marketing or Sales an asset
  • Relevant experience in healthcare or affiliated field an asset

Internal applicants with an equivalent combination of education, experience and performance over time at Stryker will be considered

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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