Global Product Launch Manager

Recruiter
MaxAd Recruitment
Location
Watford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
25 Apr 2018
Sectors
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Global Product Launch Manager: An experienced and successful Global Product Launch Manager is required to own, and project manage the new products Go To Market process for a fast growing, award winning, British business with worldwide reach and lots of potential.

The Global Product Launch Manager will join GAMA Healthcare, a leading provider of infection control and patient care products to the NHS and medical practices worldwide, with brands such as Clinell and Carell.

The Company is launching several innovative new products globally over the next 6-12 months and has a strong R&D pipeline to follow. The Global Product Launch Manager will own and manage the Go To Market processes, requiring skills in product launch, product marketing, and project management.

Responsibilities:
*Create a product launch plan as a platform to ensure the cross-functional team responsible for product launch are clear on role, deliverables, timelines, and governance of decisions and resources
*Organise management processes (meeting structures, decision making fora etc) to underpin the smooth execution of product launch plan deliverables
*Produce tracking reports to ensure key stakeholders understand the status of 'current status versus plan' and bring visibility to risks, threats etc
*Act as the point of contact and coordination in all aspects of product launch projects
*Manage launch programme meetings and launch scheduling
*Communicate with the business about launch programmes and their progress, making use of internal communications processes
*Liaise with Finance on budget planning and reviews
*Engage with all relevant stakeholders, (NPD, Communications, Sales, Logistics) ensure their input is captured and their deliverables clear

Skills & Experience:
*Broad business management experience, with 3+ years in a project or programme management role (essential)
*Able to demonstrate relevant product launch, product marketing, and project management experience, ideally, in a medical or healthcare environment
*High credibility and excellent influencing, interpersonal and communication skills
*Formal marketing qualification or equivalent marketing experience
*experience of applying programme management methodologies and tools
*Proven experience of reporting and using presentation tools (i.e. Microsoft Office, PowerPoint)
*Appreciation of the NHS, healthcare, medical and regulatory environment (desirable)
*The ability to work at all levels in the business
*A clear and structured approach
*Able to reconcile differing points of view and achieve a positive outcome

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Global Product Launch Manager to join a market leading and growing healthcare organisation. A competitive salary and benefits are on offer. Apply now!

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