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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 10/28/2016

Teleflex Morrisville, NC

Company
Teleflex
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4122
AJE Ref #
576091613
Location
Morrisville, NC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Opportunity:
TThis role will support development and execution of the Vascular portfolio strategic, commercialization and globalization initiatives.

This individual will play a key role in the development and execution of a comprehensive global product, program, service and brand framework to optimize the company s overall portfolio. The Product Manager applies broad knowledge of company s capabilities, market and competitive environment and strategic marketing skills to validate customer requirements and identify additional product and portfolio optimization opportunities, new technology and emerging product/service/channel opportunities.

This individual will execute key voice-of-customer (VOC) workstreams for portfolio optimization and margin improvement projects and identify any additional opportunities for portfolio management optimization. This role may also support associated content marketing and channel alignment for execution of new product launches as assigned by manager.

The position must work collaboratively across all company functions with special emphasis on Research & Development, Sustaining Engineering, Global Operations and Supply Chain Management, as well as within the parallel marketing functions of Global and Regional Marketing teams, Strategic Programs and Service, and Marketing Communications.

In order to successfully support projects resulting in improved profitability, this individual must be able to champion customer perspective while balancing business and technology needs, effectively communicate with and persuade a global cross-functional leadership team, understand the global portfolio and execute detailed project plans.

Division Information:
Teleflex offers a broad range of central venous access catheters through its proven and trusted ARROW technologies designed to minimize risk and maximize outcomes. Our new VasoNova central venous catheter navigation technology is designed to enable the optimal position for catheter tip location. Visit www.teleflex.com to view our vascular products and learn more about educational opportunities to learn more about vessel health and preservation.

Position Description:
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead VOC activities on multiple, platform-wide portfolio optimization and margin improvement projects including primary and secondary research
Work effectively with market research vendors to create and excute on project plans
Conduct in-depth portfolio analysis and recommend new opportunities for optimization
Lead cross-geographic and cross-functional team(s) to optimize portfolio
Supports the analysis and evaluation of key market statistics and customer requirements to define product and platform optimization opportunities
Initiaties in-depth market/portfolio analysis and supports business case development for optimization of existing or future product categories
Works with colleagues to drive consensus on product portfolio decisions across global geographies and franchises
Assist, explore and validate potential new technologies and supplier opportunities aligned to business and customer needs
Assist with global strategy, portfolio management and messaging platform for Vascular franchise(s) with commercial region partners and execute against respective regional and category plans
Adhere to and ensure the adherence of Teleflex Code of Ethics, all Company policies, rules, procedures, and housekeeping standards
Performs other duties as assigned by Management

This position requires direct contact with an implantable device. Yes No

MANAGEMENT / SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
No direct reports

Requirements:
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Four (4) year university degree required
Advanced degrees and certifications, preferred
Minimum 3 years of progressive product and/or marketing management experience in the medical device or similar industry
5+ years of functional experience in marketing, strategy and analysis, portfolio management, project management, operations, finance, or regulatory affairs preferred
Global experience with the ability to interact with international markets

SPECIALIZED SKILLS & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Ability and willingness to quickly learn product and clinical fundamentals
Sensitive to global differences in market needs and clincial practice patterns
Ability to drive focus, prioritization and effective time / project management
Ambitious, action oriented
Ability to present his/her case in both formal presentations and in one-on-one interactions. Strong formal and informal communication skills
Self-starter, know how to approach the job, passionate about the industry
Able to work in a lean environment without large infrastructure behind him/her
Understand global medical regulatory landscape & awareness of geographical differences
Highly developed business acumen
Demonstrate practical application of successful marketing / business / portfolio management concepts and methodologies, as well as assessment tools, practices and techniques
Knowledge of measurement and analysis of commercial effectiveness
Unquestionable ethics and integrity
Exhibit skills and knowledge in public speaking, human relations, collaborative leadership and education trends
Excellent relationship building and collaborative skills
Excellent data analysis skills and ability to turn data into business insights

TRAVEL REQUIRED:
Able to travel domestically and internationally up to 30%

Company Information:
Teleflex is a global provider of specialty medical devices used for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. We serve hospitals and clinicians in more than 130 countries with well known, trusted brands in vascular access, general and regional anesthesia, urology, respiratory care, cardiac care, and surgery. We also provide products and services for device manufacturers. Our products are designed to cost effectively provide clinical benefits and enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety.

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.