Senior Product Manager

Our client is a medical device leader in the Eastern Townships. They have asked Michael Villeneuve of Lock Search Group to assist them in their search for a Senior Product Manager. They are looking for a seasoned marketing professional with experience managing a technical/engineered product. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage Up & Downstream activities related to assigned product portfolio.
  • Measures portfolio’s periodic (Monthly, Quarterly and yearly) financial performance and address with key stakeholders where required to stop losses and /or accelerate growth.
  • Communicate and build constructive relationships with all relevant internal and external parties, suppliers, opinion leaders and customers.
  • Manage budgets according to plans and/or established priorities.
  • Proactively get involved with quality challenges related to product line.
  • Manage Post Market Surveillance process for assigned product portfolio.
  • Perform all activities in compliance with relevant Quality System standards and maintain post marketing surveillance information.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.

Profile:

  • 4+ years of experience in Marketing. Preference for a candidate that will have experience in both upstream and downstream marketing.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Life Sciences, or Engineering, preferably a Master’s Degree in business, Marketing, or life sciences.
  • Strong ability to translate customer needs into products and solution in collaboration with Segment Marketing and R&D.
  • Proven track record bringing market leading new products, services and solutions to market. Industry/sector experience (Medical Devices, Health Care Products, Technical Health Products, or Pharma) If you have experience of marketing or selling in medical devices industry that would be ideal.
  • Staff management experience will be considered an asset.
  • Good communication skills in French and English.
  • Ability to work in an environment where priorities and tasks may change quickly.
  • Proactively lead projects to completion - Strong project management skill-set and mindset, able to manage project teams and projects under tight time pressure.
  • Self-motivated & resilient attitude.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • High analytical skills and ability to build business cases.
  • Positive and driven.
  • Proactive.
  • Presentation skills - Ability to influence and drive - Capable of developing, presenting and gaining approval for key product strategies at Senior Management level within the central team and Product Manager/Marketing Manager/Director level in direct and indirect markets.
  • Strong business acumen - Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of commercial activities (inclusive of selling process) and capacity to absorb high quantity of technical and clinical information in a short amount of time.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to Michael Villeneuve using the "Apply" button. You may also forward your resume to mvilleneuve@locksearchgroup.com. Please note that while we thank all applicants, only those seriously considered will be contacted.

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