Role details

Marketing Director, EMEA

Germany   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Medical Equipment / Channel Marketing / Medical Products / Healthcare
  • Home Office / 50% international Travel / Leading virtual Teams / Germany

About Our Client

Our client's philosophy is to develop innovative medical devices to provide the best care experience for not only the patient and the clinician, but also the patient's families.
In the modern hi-tech clinical environment found in hospitals around the globe, the experience for patients can be both daunting and stressful. Providing devices that may reduce those effects can help enhance the experience for both patient and visitor alike. It's our mandate's goal to research every development opportunity and strive to enhance the healthcare experience.

Job Description

  • Responsible for generating marketing support for all business channels in EMEA through the EMEA channel marketing team. This includes the subsidiaries as well as the distributor organisation
  • Team management: the role is responsible for a virtual EMEA channel marketing team of 4 people
  • Develop programs and initiatives throughout the region to drive sales, communications and brand image
  • Efficiently manage the P & L for the EMEA marketing group
  • Work closely with the VP, Sales & Marketing EMEA to develop the region's business strategy and act to execute this during the course of the fiscal year
  • Communicate closely with the various 'upstream' marketing groups providing information on product performance, customer feedback and educational aspects
  • Inform the development teams of new product requirements and enhancements necessary for existing products
  • Supervise the company's participation in international conventions and special events
  • Provide marketing analyses for each country/region reporting unit sales, asp's and trends
  • Manage the EMEA newsletter 'Connect'
  • Provide market and competitor intelligence for the region
  • Ensure products are launched into the region in a timely and proper manner
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate product training is provided to the sales channels which includes the distributor network
  • Uphold the Company's core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company's Code of Ethics and Conduct. Ensure that direct report(s) are trained and evaluated on their knowledge and adherence to the Company's values, Code of Ethics and Conduct, and applicable compliance policies
  • Manage, evaluate and develop team of employees to meet functional deliverables and responsibilities
  • Complete company people management requirements. Exhibit manager core competencies
  • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business

The Successful Applicant

  • Considerable experience in medical product marketing with some spent in devices
  • Strong background of tactical and strategic marketing
  • Experience of successful direct management
  • Ideally experience of working with a USA parent company, advertising agencies, and other related service providers
  • Medical device sales experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.Marketing qualification preferable
  • Demonstration of leadership skills
  • A strong team player
  • Possess good understanding of finance and have the ability to analyze sales and market statistics
  • Ability to work successfully in a multi-tasking role with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Experience of working and managing in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment gaining achievement through others
  • Practical and flexible mindset with the ability to translate regional marketing strategies into tactical plans
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willing to travel min 50% of the time annually, with seasonal variability
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office programs
  • Strong presentation skills
  • A second language would be seen as advantageous
  • Travel: Travel for training, congresses and market evaluation purposes is required. Must travel internationally (mainly EMEA and US) and be able to acquire all necessary travel documents
  • •Must be able to complete job responsibilities working with global time zone needs such as attending late night/early morning meetings by phone and/or web to meet global business needs

What's on Offer

Attractive Package

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