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Product Manager – Hospital Products

Reports to: Group Marketing Manager Hospital Products

Overview

Under the guidance of the Group Marketing Manager Hospital Products and the directions of the VP Marketing Medical devices, the role holder is responsible to provide basic product management, product support and marketing assistance for the Hospital Products Product Line of Nipro Medical Europe.

Responsibilities

Product Management and Support:

  • Provides product expertise during internal meetings as well as customer meetings
  • Collects and provides to the Marketing Manager Hospital Products feedback from the field on existing and new products
  • Is responsible for the day to day product support by providing accurate information with regards to product specifications
  • Is responsible for item code creation, barcode creation and packaging management
  • Provides support to create technical data sheets and customer change notification letters
  • Collects and manages product documentation to support registrations or tenders
  • Is responsible for the Vendor Notification of Change and follow up, and provides accurate information with regards to product changes
  • When needed, provides specific support to Marketing Manager Hospital Products for project management
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining a network with key opinion leaders

Sales Support

  • When needed, provides technical product support to NE customers, within scope of responsibility to ensure correct and successful use
  • Provides assistance and advice to help with product problem solving and/or complaint resolution
  • Supports customer services to ensure accurate stock of products and to guard against overstock/back-order situations

Product Development Support

  • Seeks and provides inputs to contribute to the development of new / improved Hospital Products
  • Supports the roll-out of new products
  • Collects and provides relevant market data to the Marketing Manager Hospital Products
  • Maintains a good relationship with key persons within Nipro Corporation Japan

Training

  • Develops and provides training to internal and external customers (e.g. distributor team)

Exhibitions, fairs and events

  • Supports the marketing team in the organization of the exhibitions and fairs, as well as events organized by Nipro Europe or one of the distributors

The role holder will perform all tasks in accordance with ISO quality requirements and taking Nipro values into account

Skills

  • Minimum bachelor degree. Preferably in nursing or (medical) sciences or at least 3 years relevant experience in the Medical Device sector
  • Fluent in English. Any other language is a plus
  • Team player
  • Commercial attitude, experience with customer relations is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good knowledge of MS office (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Familiar with market research
  • Ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to Group Marketing Manager and/or VP Marketing Medical Devices
  • Willing to travel occasionally

What we offer

  • A challenging job in a fast growing international Medical Device company
  • You will be part of a young, dynamic marketing team
  • A competitive salary with extra-legal benefits like a company car, meal vouchers, insurance, fitness subscription, etc.

Interested?

Please send us your latest CV and motivational letter to:

careers@nipro-group.com

or:

Nipro Europe Group Companies
attn. Human Resources Department
Blokhuisstraat 42
2800 Mechelen
BELGIUM