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Product Manager

Job Description

 

Direct the efforts aiming to strengthen product offering and value proposition, ensure customers satisfaction and to secure the product competitive positioning.

 

Key Responsibilities & Authorities:

  • Define product vision and continues improvement plans in accordance with market needs and budget constraints, timelines and objectives.
  • Collect, prioritize and justify customer needs and sort the high value problems
  • Coordinate and analyze customer feedbacks to direct product improvement initiatives
  • Specify Product Requirements Determination (PRD) – clearly define user & biz needs
  • Ensure that the end product meet the market and users need (usability, workflows, etc.)
  • Interact with R&D to provide marketing advice to resolve technical problems that impact product functions, features, or benefits.
  • Define and develop product offering, value proposition, product positioning messaging
  • Continuously collect and analyze market and competitive intelligence knowledge
  • Support the preparation of the product marketing materials
  • In charge of new product introduction activities towards releases, create product launch program including GTM plan activities
  • Provide input and guidance to all levels in the organization, present complex information clearly and concisely
  • Develop a clear vision and motivate the organization
 

 

Note: The following are meant to be representative but not necessarily all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities for this position title.


Working Relationships:

Internal: Product Development, QA/RA, Marketing, Sales, and Clinical Eng.

External: Customers, vendors

 

 

 

Specialist Experience

Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical and/or Biomedical engineering 
 

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience in the Medical devices industry - advantage
  • At least 5 years of experience in marketing as a product manager
  • At least 3 years of experience in a customer-facing role
  • Experience in working with R&D (project management) in agile environment
  • Product lifecycle management experience, from the conceptual stage through product launch and into post-launch support
  • Wide and thorough multidisciplinary system knowledge, experience in developing complex electromechanical systems controlled by embedded/application software – advantage
  • Proven track record of driving a matrix organization (lead, motivate and drive without authority)
 (Languages, SW, systems, etc.):
  • A high level of English language proficiency
  • A team player, strong interpersonal and communication skills, both internally and externally, credibility and trust with customers.
  • Able to effectively interface with all project disciplines including Research, Regulatory, Quality, Marketing
  • Self-starter and capable of working with minimal supervision.  Ability to multi-task and provide expertise and leadership across multiple projects.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, especially technical writing
 

Other Requirements for the role (% of travel, etc.):

  • Strong presentation skills methodological (verbal and technical).
  • Ability and willingness to travel abroad, around 6-8 travels per year
  • Big picture oriented, analytical and pragmatic thinking
 

 

Nice to Have
  • MBA – advantage

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

 

Job Summary

Company
Medtronic
City
Israel
Country
  • Israel
Industries
  • Health/Medical
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP273726
Posted
24 April 2019
Applications Deadline
08 June 2019

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