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Global Product Specialist / Product Manager Witness - Denmark  

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Posted on : 21 June 2017

Project Description

Global Product Specialist / Product Manager Witness 
  • Our company is a highly ambitious organization in constant change. Through innovation and product advancement, we aim to help the #1 dream of every infertile couple come true. 
  • Our company  is a leader in delivering innovative Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) solutions that enhance the work of ART professionals to the benefit of families.
  • Our company is part of The Cooper Companies, Inc. and is operated through the business unit Cooper Surgical - a leader in women’s healthcare products.
  •  Through recent acquisitions of leading manufactures in the industry;  K-Systems, Research Instruments, The Pipette Company and Wallace, we offer a leading portfolio of ART products. The Cooper Companies, Inc. is represented globally by 10,000 employees.
  • Our company counts approximately 425 employees of which 125 are located at our headquarters.
  • You will be part of the Global Marketing Team of 17 dedicated colleagues and report to our Vice President of Global Marketing.   


Responsibilities will include:     
Portfolio management
  • Develop long and short term plan for penetration and growth of Witness
  • Develop tactical activities to support penetration of Witness and cross selling with Equipment and consumables portfolio
  • Drive optimization and profitability of portfolio on an ongoing basis     

Sales excellence 
  •  Define sales model for Witness, here-under understand the impact of the variables on the model.
  • Understand the competition, here-under strength and weaknesses of competitive portfolio, market size, market share, growth opportunities, barriers and drivers
  • Provide insights and training to facilitate sales
  • Develop sales tools and promotional activities to support markets
  • Provide product training to sales force and customers     


Innovation
 
  • Participate as marketing resource in R&D projects
  • Drive input for pipeline based on customer needs, hereby defining product requirements.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute timely launches according to forecasts
  • Provide prioritized input to registration process based on needs of the business     


Market communication
  • Develop campaigns and other sales driving marketing activities with Communication team
  • Identify relevant KOLs
  • Manage external product workshops
  • Participation in trade
  • shows and congresses     


Cross functional management
  • Maintenance and development of interface with Sales, Regulatory Affairs, Operations, and R&D departments
  • Deliver input to product development projects based on market trends, customer feedback, and sales input


Basic qualifications:
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience with systems product marketing, strategic and tactical, preferably from the medical device or pharma industry, but experience from promoting similar IT based system concepts like ERP systems / alarm business / cloud based industrial data systems etc. would be relevant
  • Experience from designing IT systems architecture concepts and defining routes to market for these Master or Bachelor degree in science and/or Master or Bachelor degree in Marketing/Business Administration Fluent in English – written and spoken 


Personal skills:
  • Strong commercial mindset and technical understanding
  • Proven portfolio management skills
  • Good at networking and creating customer relationships
  • Results, structured and goal-oriented
  • Proficient communicator, presenter and able to work in an international environment and with cross functional groups
  • Globally thinking and willing to travel approx. 70 days per year


We offer: 
  • A challenging position with a dynamic, globally leading, high growth company
  • Competent employees working together as a team towards common goals in a positive environment
  • A salary package to match your qualifications and an attractive pension and health insurance