Product Management and Marketing Manager - Cochlear Nucleus Implants
Change people’s lives and love what you do! Cochlear is the most recognized brand in hearing health care.
Human needs have always been our inspiration, ever since Professor Graeme Clark set out to create the first multi-channel cochlear implant because he saw his father struggle with hearing loss. We always start with people in mind – thinking about their needs.
For this reason, our products, services, and support will continue to evolve and improve. We are by our customers’ side through the entire hearing journey, so they can experience a life full of hearing. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives and working in an organization where they can be part of bringing the mission to life each day.
About the role
In order to help Cochlear continue to grow and service our customers, we are recruiting for a product manager in our Americas head office based in Lone Tree, CO.
To be successful in this role you’ll be able to manage the execution of professional marketing and product management tactics that align to the overall strategy and business needs. You’ll work collaboratively with several department stakeholders in the organization including Sales, Clinical, Finance, Quality, Operations, Customer Service, and many others. The product manager will successfully launch new product innovations, lead data supported campaign efforts to professionals, create and support the sales teams with sales enablement resources and tools and manage the product line to ensure operational, clinical, regulatory and quality needs are met. This manager role is responsible for market share and growth through execution of the business priorities involving the Nucleus Implant portfolio.
- Product Positioning and Commercial Execution
- Lead in Introduction of New Product Innovation
- Oversight of Product Lifecycle Management
- Collaboration on Internal/External Training and Professional Engagement
- Understanding of Market Landscape and Competitive Positioning
To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to meet and demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities in your application and at interview:
- BS/BA degree required.
- 5-7 years product marketing management experience, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the hearing health or medical device industry required.
- Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. A strong presentation presence required.
- Demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams to manage projects. Strong organizational skills and ability to manage conflicting deadlines and priorities.
- Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office suite.
- Able to travel (up to 30%) including nights and weekends.
- This position requires creativity, innovative thinking and a desire for continuous improvement.
Physical & Mental Demands
The physical and mental demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to be in a stationary (seated/standing) position; utilize business technology for work product delivery, communicate orally and in writing with others internal or external to the organization, utilize problem solving/critical thinking skills to discern and convey information.
While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to utilize comprehension, critical thinking, communication, problem solving, organization reasoning, relating to others and discernment of items such as product specifications, procedures and processes to customers (whether internal or external). Influence, organization/classification of information and planning are also required.
The work environment is an office environment with limited time spent in a warehouse, clinical or hospital environment.
In addition to the opportunity to develop your knowledge and grow professionally, we offer competitive wages and benefits. The Target Salary Range/Rate: $95,000 - $105,00 as well as a bonus of 10% of base salary or $9,500-$10,500.
The overall benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability, pet insurance, 401K Matching, PTO (vacation, holidays, floating holidays, sick and volunteer time off), tuition reimbursement, transportation supplementation, maternity and paternity leave, and wellness programs.
Apply now by completing your application form online. Applicants must meet the job specific application criteria to be considered. Visit our careers site at www.cochlear.us/careers to learn more.
Cochlear Americas is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cochlear will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation with completing the online application, please contact us via web or phone at 303-264-2549.