BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Product Manager I in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Vascular Access Technologies (VAT) platform is responsible for developing electronic medical equipment that assists clinicians in the placement of vascular access devices. The Product Manager I will be integral in managing a broad portfolio of current products and a pipeline of new product development that aligns with current business strategy and sets the company up for success.

The Product Manager I position is responsible for the commercial success of a specific product franchise within Bard Access Systems. The Product Manager I participates in the strategic planning for existing products, develops new product opportunities and ensures strong support of division sales activities. The Product Manager I participates in new product development and commercial execution strategy to ensure product line success.

  • Responsible for new product development programs including idea creation, development of inputs, and business opportunity analysis

  • Responsible for strategy and execution of new product line launches including the development of promotional sales materials and field training

  • Provide market and competitive analysis to support the development of market models and product line strategy

  • Participate in product line market research strategy and execution

  • Be an expert in the clinical use, trends and published literature of product line and provide day-to-day sales support

  • Lead sales training presentations at national sales meetings

  • Manage commercial marketing activities including development of marketing literature, customer presentations and customer targeting as directed

  • Manage sales forecast with operations/planning to ensure proper inventory management for product line

  • Participate in long-term strategy development and product line and franchise portfolio management

  • Provide leadership and collaboration on cross-functional teams to ensure business goals and objectives are met

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.

  • High integrity and ability to comply with organizational compliance programs.

  • An understanding of and ability to apply fundamental marketing concepts and techniques.

  • A thorough understanding of the vascular access marketplace, clinical literature and clinical terminology.

  • Understand medical regulatory environment.

  • Understand the healthcare economic environment and payer systems.

  • Strong learning skills and intelligence.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to build and foster a culture of inclusivity.

  • Proven or strong potential skills in coaching, developing and guiding others.

  • Competency with spreadsheet/presentation/word processing software.

  • Ability to collaborate and develop strong working relationships with R&D, Regulatory, and Quality counterparts.

  • Strong learning skills and intelligence

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to build and foster a culture of inclusivity

  • Proven or strong potential skills in coaching, developing and guiding others

  • Competency with spreadsheet/presentation/word processing software

  • Ability to collaborate and develop strong working relationships with R&D, Regulatory, and Quality counterparts

This position requires:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field, plus two to four (2-4) years of job experience in a marketing or sales role

  • Ability to travel up to 15-20% of the time.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • MBA, plus two to four (2-4) years of total business experience

  • International: Foreign language; ability to travel minimum of 40-80% of the time

  • The incumbent must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the duties and responsibilities.

This position requires the incumbent to sit, stand and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to lift up to twenty five pounds occasionally. The incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

ID: 2018-11998

Division Name: VAD

Relocation Available?: No

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

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Street: 5425 West Amelia Earhart Drive

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.