Director of Marketing and Training Neuromodulation (NMD) - EMEA, CALA, APAC (M/W)
Location: Zaventem, Flemish Brabant
Internal Number: ABLAUS31005882ENUSEXTERNAL
Core Responsibilities: The Director of Marketing and Training Neuromodulation (NMD) OUS, is responsible for providing the operational and strategic direction for all Marketing Neuromodulation activities, customers, and internal training activities in EMEA, APAC, Canada and Latin America. The role requires a deep understanding of the neuromodulation market dynamics and close collaborative partnership with the regional sales leaders, global marketing and cross-functional teams to ensure the growth and development of the NMD franchise.
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Manage a group of 7 direct reports dedicated to NMD marketing, marketing communications, sales and customer training and internal training activities
Assist in the development of the strategic vision for next-generation NMD products
Define the requirements and business cases for new products and enhancements.
Manage the market expansion process for the EMEA/APAC and CALA region
Direct market research to assess customer needs, to verify product requirements, and to evaluate design prototypes.
Work with cross-functional product development team and global marketing
Manage the launch of new products and marketing campaigns
Provide sales support and KOL management
Who are you?
This position requires confidence, independent action, initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. A well-suited candidate can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and come up with practical ideas for dealing with them. The style is purposeful, directed at getting things done quickly. There is a strong demand for high quality, organized and repeatable results. The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities.
Master's degree in science, marketing, engineering or other related field.
Minimum 10 years' experience in a medical device related industry (implantable device company preferred) in a product management or marketing position with product launch experience.
Familiarity with healthcare/medical regulatory, quality, and reimbursement environment
Track-record of effectively collecting, analyzing, prioritizing, and communicating customer needs for new products.
Track-record of effectively leading cross-functional teams.
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, and sales representatives.
Comfortable presenting in front of large groups of people
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