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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Sr. Marketing/Product Manager in Emeryville, California

For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, Grifols has over 20.000 employees in 30 countries. Grifols’ three main divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital - develop, manufacture and market innovative products and services available in more than 100 countries.

A leader in transfusion medicine, the Diagnostic Division is a global business focused on providing innovative solutions to help ensure the safety of the blood and plasma supply, detect human diseases and monitor therapies. The division advances patient care with diagnostic solutions to improve disease detection and management, and simplify laboratory operations.

The (Sr.) Product Marketing Manager provides product management leadership for Grifols Procleix Donor Screening Portfolio. The incumbent will be responsible for all of the marketing activities for the assigned product(s).

Major Activities:

  • Assess customer needs, competitive risks, and long-term marketing potential of products.

  • Collect voice of customer feedback for the development of new products and to enhance current on-market products.

  • Represent global marketing for product development core team activities.

  • Provide regular product updates throughout the organization to support commercial efforts.

  • Develop the marketing plan for the assigned portfolio.

  • Design, develop and maintain – in collaboration with respective stakeholders -sales and scientific materials to support the sales and promotion of Procleix NAT solutions.

  • Monitor competitive landscape and provide regular updates on current and potential threats

  • Ensure the product pipeline corresponds with current market needs.

  • Responsible for product lifecycle management.

  • Develop business cases to support new product development activities.

  • Clearly define project scopes, deliverables and timelines through standard project management means.

  • Develop customer/marketing requirements documents.

  • Work with regional commercial marketing teams to identify tools to enhance sales process.

  • Work with Procleix NAT Solutions Marketing Manager and marketing communications to develop sales tools to support the commercial regions.

  • Work closely with senior members of global marketing team to deliver overall product portfolio deliverables.

  • Work with overall product management team to identify and align dependencies to ensure a complete solution is provided to customers.

  • Produce and distribute regular and ad-hoc progress/status reports and management dashboard

Ideal Background:

  • BS in life science or marketing and/or MBA highly preferred

  • 5+ years’ experience in sales and marketing organization in diagnostics/medical devices, with emphasis on product development and product launch and project management.

  • Minimum of 2 years direct sales experience required.

  • Prior experience with both upstream and downstream marketing preferred.

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as in close collaboration is requireed; Strong analytical skills and Proven Customer Focus.

  • Working knowledge in worldwide IVD regulatory processes and clinical evaluations highly desired.

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Location: [[mfield6]] : [[cust_building]]

Learn more about Grifols at http://www.grifols.com/es/web/international/home

Req ID: 81533

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Marketing

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