Global Product Manager for Applications and Software

Location
Zürich
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
07 Jan 2019
Closes
21 Jan 2019
Ref
389943/001
Contract Type
Permanent
Global Product Manager for Applications and Software

Location: Eastern Switzerland

Overview:

A leading company in scientific instrumentation is seeking a Global Product Manager for software and applications for their microsurgery products. The company is a world leader in medical imaging and instrumentation, with a strong history of innovation. This role requires a dynamic and disruptive individual who has a strong interest in innovation in the medical sector, particularly in the area of virtual reality.

Responsibilities:

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Define and develop the microsurgery portfolio on a global scale.
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Identify and prioritize product development to focus on innovation and disruptive technology.
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Develop and nurture an advisory and KOL network in microsurgery. Actively engage with network to gain insight on customer needs and development opportunities.
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Monitor competitor activity and new developments in the imaging field to develop market requirements and actions.
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Work closely with Business team and R&D to execute development and marketing strategies.
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Prepare business plans for new and existing products, including pricing management and cost optimisation.
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Plan and coordinate field testing of software and applications to ensure customer needs are met.

Requirements:

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Experience in Product Management in medical technology, with a focus on digital imaging, integrated OR software, image guided surgery, or similar.
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Educated in engineering, medicine, or sciences with a concentration on informatics/Computer Science.
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Demonstrable experience with software and applications, ideally in a medical environment.
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Interest in innovative and disruptive technology. Demonstrable experience leading innovation projects is a distinct advantage.
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High level of communication skills, suited to complex discussions with surgeons. Clinical experience is preferred.
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Excellent English, German is a plus.
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Ability to travel globally (approximately 30%).

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