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Product Manager Woundclosure/Biosugery - Belgium  

Johnson & Johnson (company)


Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

  • We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. 
  • Employees of our Company work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. 
  • In the position as Product Manager  you will play a major role in the growth of the company Medical Devices market share both for existing clients and prospects. You will plan and forecasts sales for designated brand(s). 
  • You will collaborate with the discovery, development and marketing functions to search for new targets through systematic assessment of market trends, unmet customer needs and competitive activity. 
  • PM role is a critical business function focusing on maximizing business value from Woundcare/Biosurgery. 
  • The product manager is the voice of the customer inside the business and needs to be passionate about the user experience and the value it creates for tis user. 
  • Key in this role is understanding the market through getting deep insights and creating strategies that work with a flawless execution.

You will report to the Business Unit Director  and have following roles & responsibilities:
  • Develop a marketing strategy to help sales growth in Wound-care/Bio-surgery 
  • Conduct market assessment and execute new product launches (includes registration, product specifications and forecast) 
  • Develop a pricing strategy to increase price and profitability 
  • Take full ownership to continuously train sales team on own products as well as competitors' products through clinical papers, customer feed backs and product training.  
  • Manage inventory within the target provided 
  • Plan together with marketing activities such as exhibition booths and conventions 
  • Support to prepare tender dossiers 
  • Co-coordinate the Professional Education program  
  • Give input in the commission scheme to drive focus products 
  • Manage product complaints from customers together with complaints department 
  • Go on field visits when necessary 
  • Ensure Health Care Compliance 
  • Attend EMEA meetings related to Wound-care/Bio-surgery. 
  • Connect with EMEA Marketing Leads on regular base to align with EMEA strategy. 
  • Keep close collaboration with Therapeutical Area Lead to align Wound-care/Bio-surgery product focus within their Specialties.  
  • Align with Sales Managers to ensure integration of product focus within growth plans

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree of Science or Economics 
  • Minimum 3 years sales or product management experience in Medical Devices 
  • Strong communication skills, customer focused, problem solving abilities, can do mentality and team player attitude 
  • Ability to work independently with high responsibility 
  • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing both English, Dutch and French 
  • Computer skills in MS Office

Main leadership commitments involved in the role:
  • Invest in understanding the needs the team’s internal and external partners 
  • Develop relationships with customers or company employees who interact with them regularly. 
  • Review externally available information, like annual reports, industry analysts' commentary, or product testimonials to understand competitive advantages and opportunities. 
  • Gather feedback & insights from patients, customers, internal or external partners. Identify actionable insights to enhance results. 
  • Find ways to challenge the status quo and how things have always been done; bring new ideas or innovations to bear on existing efforts. 
  • Build learning agility by experimenting with new approaches that can lead to breakthrough results. 
  • Build an environment supportive of diverse and inclusive thinking and perspectives. 
  • Develop your communication and influence skills to become a high-impact presenter; seek feedback on your skills in this area. 
  • Try new operational practices that have been successful elsewhere in the company. 
  • Build & reinforce a sense of urgency on key projects; help others understand the criticality of these efforts.

  • As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously.
  • As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility. 
  • Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.
  • Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future