Demant

Oticon Medical - Cochlear Implant Product Manager

Department Oticon Medical Marketing
Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset
Job ID
2021-10096

Overview

Because sound matters!

 

Sound is a fundamental part of daily life that opens up a world of wonder. Sound and hearing are the key to human development and interaction. Sound is the way we understand, recognize and socialize with other people. In short, to hear is to live. Imagine a world without sound, without being able to hear, without being able to interact.
 
At Oticon Medical, LLC, we are passionate about using our combined expertise and resources to open up the world of sound to as many people as possible. Oticon Medical offers bone anchored hearing systems which address the needs of specific patient groups. Our solutions benefit people with hearing loss, specialized to meet the needs of those who face the hardest hearing challenges.

 

Product Manager sought for a cutting-edge medical device company with double digit growth trajectory.   The successful candidate will be responsible for introducing new hearing implant technology to the marketplace, shaping the messaging for a variety of medical professionals, including hearing care professionals and surgeons.  

 

The Product Manager also proactively markets portfolio of Cochlear Implant products by analyzing customer behaviors, technology trends, sales behaviors, support issues, competitive analyses, and product usage patterns; as well as guiding the organization in current and future product needs.

In addition, this role is responsible for all aspects of the product launch process and product life cycle, as well as assigned product training, marketing, day-to-day support, and planning needs. This position is visible across the organization, requires flexibility and strict attention to detail, strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work independently.  This position is based in Somerset, NJ.  

Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities

    • Plans, directs, and coordinates product introductions into the marketplace
    • Interacts cross-departmentally with key business functions to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction
    • Actively tracks and analyzes sales growth, supply issues, quality issues and provides regular feedback of product portfolio performance to management
    • Understand and analyze competitive market environment and act to position Oticon Medical as the preferred supplier
    • Develops and presents training materials for internal and external customers
    • Work with channel, digital, consumer, and marketing management to develop or support marketing materials, tools, and promotional campaigns
    • Works with product development teams and training staff to develop selling arguments for technical features and benefits of Oticon Medical products
    • Interfaces regularly with customers and sales staff via field travel and major meetings to determine market needs
    • May performs miscellaneous tasks/projects as directed by manager

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in science, marketing, or business). Master’s/Au.D. in Audiology or MBA a plus.
  • 5 years of experience in medical devices or hearing healthcare marketing/sales, with product/project management experience strongly preferred.
  • Product Management experience with product-related software or apps a plus.
  • Experience developing marketing and training materials is preferred.
  • Experience handling business/portfolio planning, tactical implementation, as well as commercialization processes in both B2B and branded environments
  • Technical knowledge of hearing and/or medical devices
  • Strong project management skills
  • Self-starter and collaborative team player; self-motivated with high level of energy, ability to work with limited supervision and demonstrate business maturity in areas of decision-making and conflict resolution
  • Strict attention to detail; work well under pressure while meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office Suite

 

Oticon Medical is part of the Demant Group. Demant is a world-leading hearing healthcare group that for more than a century has played a vital part in developing innovative technologies and know-how to help improve people’s hearing and health. In every aspect, from hearing devices, hearing implants and diagnostic equipment to intelligent audio solutions and hearing care all over the world, Demant is active and engaged.

 

The Demant Group operates in a global market with companies in more than 30 countries, employs more than 14,500 staff and generates annual revenue of DKK 14 billion (approx. 2.1 billion USD). Our products are sold in more than 130 countries.

 

Oticon Medical is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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