Stryker Product Manager - Joint Replacement - Nordic in Malmo, United States

Franchise & Location

Marketing, Joint Replacement, Nordics (preferably Sweden)

Reporting Line

This role sits within the European Joint Replacement marketing team, with a direct reporting line to the European Marketing manager for Hips.

The job’s mission

  • Through in-depth strategic analysis, integrate the European Marketing focus into a compelling Annual Marketing Plan for the Stryker Hip Portfolio in the Nordic Region.

  • Through collaboration with the sales team, execute upon the marketing plan to achieve our strategic objectives.

  • Support legacy implant portfolio and facilitate the execution of high impact new product launches to the sales organization.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Through in-depth analysis, create the local tactical Marketing Plan aligned with the Divisional Strategies and expectations.

  • Execute upon the Marketing Plan through the implementation of innovative techniques and methods.

  • Manage the Marketing Discretionary Budget.

  • Undertake Voice of Customer research to ascertain customer satisfaction and future strategic opportunities.

  • Through direction and training, empower the sales force to achieve the agreed KPIs of the business.

  • Lead the marketing focus for medical education, customer engagement and third-party educational congresses.

  • Work with sales leadership to create an implant and instrument forecast that aligns with our growth aspirations and portfolio strategy.

  • Work with the Internal Education team to ensure the sales force is competent to safely and effectively promote our products and cover surgical cases.

  • Lead portfolio pricing and profitability analysis for new and legacy products in the local market.

  • Develop the KOL strategy.

  • Share best-practice throughout the European and Global marketing teams within Stryker

What are we looking for?

Education

  • BSc Life sciences, pharmaceutical or business degree desirable

  • Fluency in English essential

Experience

  • At least 2 year sales/marketing experience with a major medical or pharmaceutical manufacturer/provider

  • Product knowledge and selling/marketing experience with Orthopaedic products is preferable, although not essential

Competencies

  • Strategy – demonstrates the ability to strategically think and act, considering all eventualities before determining the most profitable area for investment

  • Analytical – has a curiosity for deep analysis and be able to identify trends that can inform our business strategy

  • Innovation & Creativity – Develops and champions new ideas

  • Decision Making – Selects effective approaches to solving issues, based on available information and business objectives

  • Planning – Holds themselves accountable for achieving project objectives within agreed timeframes

  • Customer Orientation – Determines and fulfils customers’ needs, both internally and externally

  • Relationship Builder – Builds and maintains relationships internally and with key clients/customer groups that

Work From Home: Yes

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com