ConvaTec Commercial Brand Manager in Deeside, United Kingdom
At ConvaTec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We are a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers in the areas of advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion care. We devise, develop and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom and mobility. We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day: Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What’s Right. We are a global Group, with over 9,900 employees and in 2020, our Group generated revenues of over $1.894 billion. To learn more about ConvaTec, please visit www.convatecgroup.com.
Duties and Responsibilities
To be the expert and inspiration for overall UKI brand performance vs plan
Lead the brand planning process and develop and implement UKI strategies to protect and grow your brands
Deliver marketing plans/campaigns via a multi-channeled approach
Develop strong materials, tools and key messages to support broader team to fully execute brand strategy
Monitor and analyse sales performance and market conditions, including customer needs and competitor activity including but not exclusively via regular field visit customer engagement
Shape the market place and develop brand advocacy via KOL engagement
Provide timely and accurate input to product forecasts (S&OP) and annual budget planning process
Develop and maintain effective relationships with global marketing departments, marketing Centre of Excellence and other internal functions – sales, clinical, regulatory, legal, finance
Support delivery of new starter training
Manage annual brand DPE budget
Strong verbal and written communication skills with natural leadership qualities to inspire and motivate a large national team
A results focused approach with a passion to over achieve
Strategic thinking capabilities evidenced by successful delivery of projects in a previous marketing role
Mastery of core marketing principles and practices including brand development and positioning, integration of messages
Excellent numerical, analytical and computer skills to quickly assimilate and interpret large amounts of information.
Possesses strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
Organisation and prioritisation of information and time to meet business needs
Educated to degree level , preferably in business or marketing
CIM Diploma qualification
Field sales experience in the medical device industry, preferably within a Commercial role
Knowledge of medical devices (ideally medical consumables) and/or pharmaceutical industries and legal/regulatory requirements
Field Sales team
Clinical Strategy Managers
Global and Local Wound Marketing teams
MRL (Medical, Regulatory and Legal) representatives
Commercial team – Associate Director and Commercial Manager
Commercial Director (BU lead)
Brand Ambassadors (end-users) and KOLs
External Partners, e.g. Publishers and Event Organisers
Anticipate 15-20% travel required within the UKI ie. Customer meetings, sales conferences, internal meetings, field visits with sales team
Language Skills Required
Speaking: Yes English
Writing/Reading: Yes English
Work environment is mixture of home based (full national location flexibility) and field-based with occasional travel.
ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.
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ConvaTec is changing. We’re transforming our business, fueled by a fierce determination to improve the lives of millions more customers around the world.
Our shared focus, and the sheer drive of our people, are giving us real momentum. They’re also making us a uniquely invigorating place to work. Join us and, whatever your role, you’ll be pushed and challenged every day. You’ll be supported too, empowered to spark and drive change where it matters most.
We have a uniquely dynamic, sometimes demanding environment. But if you’re motivated, and as focused on delivering for patients as we are, it’ll bring the very best out in you. You’ll never stand still. And you might just make the biggest impact of your entire career.
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