BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Product Manager in Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Description Summary

As Product Manager based in Johannesburg reporting to Business Manager, MDS, your key challenge will be to develop implement and execute marketing plan in line with the marketing budget. You will co-develop and implement the strategy to build products brand awareness as well as implement global product strategy locally in line with the local market requirements.. You’ll support making brand a competitive weapon by building brand awareness in target groups – To make brand a competitive weapon by building brand awareness in target groups – nurses, doctors, hospital management, distributors, KOLs (Key opinion leader). You’ll also be involved in:

• Participating actively in formulating and ensuring the implementation of brand strategies and tactics to generate sales growth in the market

• Assuring meaningful and actionable market knowledge and insights/analytics in the market

• Contributing to demand forecast in close collaboration with local management and other local functions

• Interacting with regional strategic marketing to validate local strategy

• Contributing to financial budgeting, forecasting in close collaboration with local management and other local functions

Job Description

Educated from a reputable University - MBA an asset, you will have a minimum 4 years of brand management experience within the healthcare sector, encapsulating progressive achievements across a multi-discipline environment. Well experienced within the healthcare environment preferably with experience of medical devices/instrumentation, you’re strong on strategy and forecasting. You will also:

  • demonstrate strong business acumen (including ability to analyze information and make recommendations to management)

  • be strong strategic thinker who anticipates trends and competitive activity

  • strives for continuous improvement in self, others and in processes and procedures

  • show a strong aptitude for dealing with ambiguity

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Primary Work Location

ZAF Johannesburg - Woodlands Dr

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.