C. R. Bard, Inc.

Associate Product Manager

3 weeks ago
Industry / Category
Associate Product Manager
Job ID
2017-10833
Career Level
experienced
Division
BMD
Relocation
No
US-GA-Covington

Overview

The Associate Product Manager is based in Covington, Georgia.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

Developmental position for growth into branded product management. Supports and executes comprehensive portfolio plans and integrated programs for the purpose of maximizing sales & profitability under the supervision of the Marketing Manager. 

 

Designs and manages tactical execution of marketing programs in conjunction with the salesforce and gains expertise in product development, product management and downstream marketing.

 

The Associate is assigned additional projects involving voice of customer, sales training, and business plan input upon demonstrated success with the current product line.

Essential Job Functions

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Develop sales tools & promotional materials in order to drive achievement of annual sales growth
  • Contribute to new product development initiatives and execution

  • Work with cross-functional key partners including but not limited to Sales, R&D, Customer Service, Strategic Events, Reimbursement, and Regulatory
  • Actively spends time with customers, internal and field visits, to ensure alignment of marketing plans in fulfilling customer and market needs and to ensure strong customer & competitor insights
  • Analyze business results including financial, customer, and internal process metrics
  • Assist in the development of market research plans and project execution
  • Develop presentations for internal and external stakeholders 
  • Work with Operations Management to ensure the maintenance of proper production and inventory levels and proactively communicate areas of concern as appropriate     
  • Assess and report on competitive activity in the marketplace 
  • Support global marketing organization through sharing key strategies and marketing materials to global partners

Basic Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements included in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organized and thorough
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Customer orientation
  • Initiative
  • Process management
  • Analytical skills
  • High level of curiosity and desire for new learning
  • Questioning and problem-solving
  • Listening and assessment skills
  • Unquestionable integrity and honesty
  • Computer skills - proficient computer system based tools including but not limited to Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

LANGUAGE

  • Full command of the English language
  • Foreign language skills a plus

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • College-level math skills required
  • Working knowledge of statistics necessary and some understanding of regression analysis preferred

REASONING ABILITY

  • Strong problem-solving skills required
  • Conceptual thinker preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical skills necessary

 

Education and/or Experience

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably with concentration in marketing)
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience, preferably in marketing or sales capacity
  • Industry experience in healthcare, medical device, or pharma preferred

Physical Demands

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Employee may be required to sit, bend, stoop, use keyboard, see, talk and hear. May occasionally lift objects of 10 to 25 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position works in a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.

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