C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Product Manager I

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-11998
    Career Level
    management
    Division
    VAD
    Relocation
    No
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    The Vascular Access Technologies (VAT) platform is responsible for developing electronic medical equipment that assists clinicians in the placement of vascular access devices. The Product Manager I will be integral in managing a broad portfolio of current products and a pipeline of new product development that aligns with current business strategy and sets the company up for success.

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    The Product Manager I position is responsible for the commercial success of a specific product franchise within Bard Access Systems.  The Product Manager I participates in the strategic planning for existing products, develops new product opportunities and ensures strong support of division sales activities. The Product Manager I participates in new product development and commercial execution strategy to ensure product line success.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Responsible for new product development programs including idea creation, development of inputs, and business opportunity analysis    
    • Responsible for strategy and execution of new product line launches including the development of promotional sales materials and field training
    • Provide market and competitive analysis to support the development of market models and product line strategy
    • Participate in product line market research strategy and execution
    • Be an expert in the clinical use, trends and published literature of product line and provide day-to-day sales support
    • Lead sales training presentations at national sales meetings
    • Manage commercial marketing activities including development of marketing literature, customer presentations and customer targeting as directed
    • Manage sales forecast with operations/planning to ensure proper inventory management for product line
    • Participate in long-term strategy development and product line and franchise portfolio management
    • Provide leadership and collaboration on cross-functional teams to ensure business goals and objectives are met

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
    • High integrity and ability to comply with organizational compliance programs.
    • An understanding of and ability to apply fundamental marketing concepts and techniques.
    • A thorough understanding of the vascular access marketplace, clinical literature and clinical terminology.
    • Understand medical regulatory environment.
    • Understand the healthcare economic environment and payer systems.
    • Strong learning skills and intelligence.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to build and foster a culture of inclusivity.
    • Proven or strong potential skills in coaching, developing and guiding others.
    • Competency with spreadsheet/presentation/word processing software.
    • Ability to collaborate and develop strong working relationships with R&D, Regulatory, and Quality counterparts.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

    • Strong learning skills and intelligence
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to build and foster a culture of inclusivity
    • Proven or strong potential skills in coaching, developing and guiding others
    • Competency with spreadsheet/presentation/word processing software
    • Ability to collaborate and develop strong working relationships with R&D, Regulatory, and Quality counterparts

    Education and/or Experience

    This position requires:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field, plus two to four (2-4) years of job experience in a marketing or sales role
    • Ability to travel up to 15-20% of the time.

     

    Preferred qualifications include:

    • MBA, plus two to four (2-4) years of total business experience
    • International: Foreign language; ability to travel minimum of 40-80% of the time
    • The incumbent must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the duties and responsibilities.

    Physical Demands

    This position requires the incumbent to sit, stand and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to lift up to twenty five pounds occasionally. The incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

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