Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Job Title : Product Manager, Trauma
Reporting to : Marketing Manager, MEA
Responsible for the preparation and execution of marketing plans in relation to the launch and the promotion of the assignment product lines within MEA territory.
Develops marketing materials, plans promotional activities, provides training and support to the sales force, monitor trends and improve market intelligence. Maintains contacts with customers to follow up promotion efforts.
Establish close working relationships with area sales team and dealers sales forces.
Prepare marketing plans for specified aspects/components of Stryker products, focusing on appropriate target audiences. Work together with the Business Development Managers/dealers as appropriate, to ensure integration with area business plans. This includes new launches and on-going support of current products and accessories
Develop technical expertise with respect to specified product area. This includes product knowledge, sales volume and trends, cost and margin information as well as key customer wants and needs
Produce and develop key marketing tools to support the market plan initiatives. Work closely with sales team and global marketing to ensure that these tools are both effective in supporting sales. This includes the development of sales briefs, selling/promotional materials, exhibition booth activities and materials, advertising, public relations activities and website activities
Ensure field staff receive training to ensure effective delivery of key selling messages and use of marketing/promotional aids based on sales briefs as appropriate
Propose solutions on any requests/needs received by current client base
Establish relationship with the EM Marketing Department and produce reports on request and forward any territory information regarding Stryker products in the most appropriate way
Input into and assistance with market research as and when required; monitor and communicate market research requirements to back up marketing planning and promotional activities
Input into and share actively in customers feedback surveys
Provide insight for main competitors activities in MEA territory
Budgetary management for all marketing activities initiated (liaising with General Manager and with support from Finance where required)
To be aware of and to support continuously the development and implementation of the company quality system
Full discipline with all corporate compliance policies with regard to interaction with HCPs. & Ics.
At least five years of experience in the role in similar position
Experience in Marketing within medical/technical industry with proven track record showing impact on sales
Medical background (preferably)
Good English language skills (Spoken & Written)
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Knowledge of presentation skills
Strategic and analytical thinking abilities and able to take decisions
High level of trust and integrity
Ability to work in a team and to solve problems
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK