International Product Manager

Recruiter
The Binding Site Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

International Product Manager - Marketing Immuno Assays

Due to our amazing growth, we now need to recruit an additional International Product Manager to come on board and make a real difference and take ownership of the cradle to grave product life cycle of our Immuno Assays

  • Work with pre-NPD team to identify opportunities for new product development.
  • Take ownership of new product development projects. Ensure that thorough market research is conducted to support the development of new products in line with customer expectations.
  • Ensure the smooth progression of NPD projects through the marketing department. Ensure all activities are completed according to agreed deadlines.
  • Working with Marketing Communications and Scientific Affairs team to create promotional and technical literature to support new products at launch and throughout the product life cycle.
  • Production of sales tools including competitor assay product analyses, publication summaries and training materials including launch pack materials.
  • Liaise with Scientific Affairs to ensure scientific studies are aligned with strategic marketing plan. Ensure output from studies is translated to marketing material.
  • Manage product changes through the quality system.
  • Work with Technical Services to support the resolution of customer complaints and enquiries in a positive manner.
  • Liaison with production departments in support of management of product supply. Work with all relevant departments to manage stocking issues to ensure minimal impact to customers.
  • Training of sales, specialists and distributors' staff
  • Attend international exhibitions and meetings
  • Involvement in the organisation of UK and International customer events
  • Monitor sales Vs. Budget target and contribute to the development of sales campaigns to support product growth
  • Maintain awareness of competitor activities and make proposals for counter initiatives
  • Continually develop personal understanding of the diagnostic market. Use knowledge to make proposal's for new products/product improvements.
  • Involvement in UK and International e/mailing, ad campaigns and other promotional campaigns
  • Contribute to Binding Site distributor conference and international symposia
  • Develop strong working relationship with product managers/marketing managers at global subsidiary offices.
  • Build relations with relevant external companies/key opinion leaders

Knowledge and Skills

  • Degree in Life Sciences or Marketing/Business or equivalent
  • Experience in a marketing/sales/customer facing environment in the diagnostic/Life science industry
  • A good understanding of the diagnostic market /life science market
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Appetite and capability in cross functional team working
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent presentation and team working skills.
  • Ability to develop strong stakeholder relationships (internal and external)
  • The ability to follow set policies and procedures.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • The ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to coach and mentor junior members of staff.
  • To be organised and have a structured approach to work.
  • Must be able to travel internationally occasionally over a weekend.
  • UK Driving license

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/78308707