Stryker Product Manager, Medical in Hamilton, Canada

Requisition ID 17376BR

Job Title Product Manager, Medical

Group MedSurg and Neurotech

Division Medical

Business Unit Canada

Business Function Marketing

Country CANADA

City Hamilton

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 60%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

Job Overview

Under the direction of the manager, the incumbent assists with the development and is responsible for the implementation of sales and marketing programs for a specific product line, including developing and analyzing sales reports to provide market trends, providing support to both internal and external sales staff, product portfolio management and establishing optimum levels of inventory within their respective portfolio. This individual must serve as a contributing member of the Marketing team while championing Stryker’s Mission and Values.

Responsibilities

Individual Responsibilities:

• Collaborates with internal teams/departments to promote a culture of inclusiveness and cooperation

• Responsible to live and drive Stryker’s Values: Integrity, Accountability, People and Performance.

Functional Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement national product launches, product phase out and product support and maintenance plans

• Develop and manage a complete marketing program for the successful introduction, marketing and sale of the products

• Monitor and manage product life cycles (forecasting) and portfolio messaging

• Represent the specific portfolio at regional, national and international conferences, meetings and symposia

• Assist with the development of strategic business plans to respond to trends and aggressively grow the specific portfolio

• Provide recommendations and insights to management regarding the specific portfolio

• Provide support to the sales force through product information, customer visits, troubleshooting, assistance with product information sessions, promotion of new products, nurse in-servicing and medical education meetings

• Manage the development and distribution of marketing materials and promotions for the specific portfolio and curriculum for educational initiatives

• Provide support and pricing to the marketing and sales managers for RFPs including recommendations for price points, product selections and configurations, as well as provide product information for the proposal

• Manage statistical sales reporting systems to provide market trend analysis reports

• Other duties as assigned by your manager

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

• Strong communication skills, both written and oral

• Strong presentation skills

• Ability to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines

• Ability to learn new concepts and apply them in a functional setting

• Ability to consistently produce accurate, professional work

• Ability to travel (up to 30% of the time)

• Self-starter with the ability to show significant initiative in problem resolution

• High energy level with strong people skills and a positive attitude

• Good rapport with internal stakeholders and external sales force

• Ability to thrive in a high intensity environment

Education & Qualifications

• University Degree (Preferably in Sciences/Kinesiology, HealthCare and/or Business or Marketing) preferred; completed post-secondary education program required

• Previous experience in Marketing or Sales an asset

• Medical background or experience an asset

• Bilingual abilities are an asset (French and English)

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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability