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Group Marketing Manager - Wayne, NJ in Wayne, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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  • Location:
    Wayne, NJ
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Title: Group Marketing Manager - Wayne, NJ

Position Overview:

The Group Marketing Manager contributes to the development and execution of strategic and tactical marketing plans to drive rapid US sales growth. The position is responsible for the development of company marketing programs for one or more products or business franchises. Specifically, the Group Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive internal and external marketing plan that increases market share penetration, revenues and profits.  This includes managing the marketing and business operations of designated product(s), including all distribution and factory/manufacturer relationships, sales forecasting, and local market evaluation, Voice of Customer (VOC) collection, managing quality and product complaints,  product promotion, US regulatory compliance and commercialization.  In addition, the Group Marketing Manager performs technical sales support, product advertising/promotion, pricing and lifecycle management planning, exhibit presence, competitive surveillance, multi-channel product/therapy promotion and launch planning and execution.   

Job Details:

  • Work with cross-functional teams and the US sales force to ensure marketing programs and events meet the needs of both internal and external customers.
  • Interact with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly, attending conference/conventions, responding to requests and explaining procedures.
  • Assist in developing and identifying new work processes and the improved utilization of human and material resources as related to the product line.
  • Develop local marketing initiatives that maximize sales force effectiveness and overall penetration of product line.
  • Assist in the development and execution of promotional plans, clinical marketing presentations, tradeshow strategy, peer-to-peer programs, and general sales force support.
  • Monitor costs of projects and internal and external indicators by reviewing reports and newsletters, reading organizational literature, meeting with peers and reading departmental reports.
  • Schedule human and material resources and carry out operations within an established budget and timelines.
  • Determine and develops approaches to solutions, specifically in the area of upstream marketing.
  • Acquire and applies competitive and market research data to reassess and recalibrate marketing strategies and tactics on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage all aspects of product lifecycle management, including leading cross functional teams (including the factories and internal support teams) to manage logistics and planning related to inventory backorders, quality actions, product launches, and discontinuations.
  • Partner with the sales/customer education team to identify and execute against key training initiatives
  • Identify and implements marketing programs that support the therapy selling initiative and drives cross-selling of multiple products within a given area, and with multiple internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Responsible for the professional development, performance management and mentoring of team members.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to all FDA and Worldwide Quality & Compliance regulations (As applicable to the job function).
  • Must have the education and experience to understand and comply with U.S. and Worldwide medical device regulations (As applicable to your job function).
  • Attend all required Quality & Compliance training at the specified interval.
  • Adopt the “Beyond Compliance Quality Culture” in the work environment; always meet and exceed requirements.

Environmental/Safety/Physical Work Conditions:

  • Responsible for understanding and conforming with the Environmental Policy to ensure that significant environmental aspects that relate to actual or potential impacts with their work are executed to minimized the effects on the environment.
  • Responsible for bringing to the attention of management any potential improvements that could reduce our environmental impact or to report activities that could result in a negative impact to the environment.
  • Responsible for understanding and conforming with the Health and Safety Policy to ensure that the significant risks that relate to actual or potential hazards with their work are identified.
  • Ability to travel overnight about 40%. Travel requirement includes international travel.

Background Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field
  • A minimum of 7 years of Marketing and/or business experience preferably in the Healthcare/Medical device industry.
  • A minimum of 2 years of management responsibility with broad knowledge of the field with proven management skills.
  • Supervisory experience in a Marketing or related business environment.  
  • Prior downstream marketing and/or strong sales experience is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have exemplary oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.

GETINGE Company the position is with:

MAQUET Medical Systems USA

MAQUET is an equal opportunity employer M/F/Veteran/Disability

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status