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Product Manager | PRIMED Medical Products Inc.

The Organization

PRIMED Medical Products Inc. (“PRIMED”) is a leading Canadian medical product manufacturer and provider to hospitals, clinics and long-term care facilities. PRIMED offers branded, co-branded and private label products and services to their customers and global partners. The company has its corporate head office in Edmonton, Alberta, four wholly owned manufacturing facilities in Asia, and their newest facility in Cambridge, Ontario. PRIMED Cambridge joins the organization as the domestic production hub and Centre of Excellence for North American personal protective equipment production.

PRIMED is proud to be an ISO 13485:2016 registered company and recognized as both a Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies and Alberta’s Top Employer four years running.

Mission: To protect people from harmful substances and infectious diseases

Core Values: Collaboration, Respect, Agility, Fearlessness, Trustworthiness, Innovation

PRIMED teams are made of passionate, accomplished, and creative people. Their culture is collective because they motivate and trust each other. Team members are encouraged to challenge the status quo, are tenacious, resourceful and thrive in a fast-paced and supportive environment.

For more information on PRIMED, please visit: https://primed.com/

 

The Opportunity

Reports to:Vice President, Marketing & Product Strategy
Direct Reports:1: Associate Product Manager
Location:Edmonton, AB

 

Mandate

The Product Manager is a vital member of PRIMED’s success and requires exceptional collaboration, communication skills, team involvement, interpersonal skills, and professionalism in order to perform day to day job tasks. Reporting to the Vice President, Marketing & Product Strategy, the Product Manager will support PRIMED’s continued growth through the successful execution of their acute care strategy and ongoing diversification of their customer base.

The Product Manager will support product management and product marketing of PRIMED’s mask product category, by managing selected day to day business activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong business acumen, exceptional collaboration skills and will thrive in a highly visible role.

 

Key Accountabilities

The position will include the following responsibilities:

  • Utilizes analytical and communication skills to understand customer requirements for products by mastering product knowledge, interactions with key customers and data review;
  • Works collaboratively with cross departmental internal product teams to ensure customer requirements are reflected in product specifications and packaging updates, as well as providing necessary business information for quality document control;
  • Demonstrates keen business acumen and effective collaboration with manufacturing and sales teams in executing pricing and costing strategies;
  • Collaborates to develop product definitions, manufacturability, pricing, market introduction, sales tools, and promotional plans;
  • Responsible for gaining and tracking ongoing competitive market intelligence, including development of clinical knowledge, understanding of the competitive landscape, competitive products, upcoming contract opportunities, market pricing and benchmarking;
  • Represents PRIMED products through coordination and assembly of promotional tools, supporting sales in clinical trials and conversions, and facilitating training on new products; and
  • Uses effective project management and leadership skills to keep key projects on track, the team engaged, and communication flowing from each department.

 

Attractions

As a continued winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and Alberta’s Top Employer, you can trust PRIMED fosters a flexible, functional, agile organizational culture based on core values that they live every day.

PRIMED values diversity and respect in all the work they do. Workplace diversity and inclusion allows for innovative ideas to flourish, teams to collaborate without fear, and increases overall happiness.

 

First Year Deliverables / Measures of Success

Success in the first year will be determined by the candidate’s ability to:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of PRIMED, the overall business strategy and the existing mask product strategy;
  • Build strong collaborative relationships across the entire organization including the marketing, sales, manufacturing and innovation teams;
  • Model core values and foster PRIMED’s exceptional organization culture;
  • Lead the execution of the existing acute care mask product strategy demonstrating strong business acumen with respect to product pricing;
  • Develop a plan to grow alternative market segments and diversify customer base; and
  • Demonstrate comfort in a highly visible roles regularly presenting information across the organization, to the executive and with external stakeholders.

 

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have the following:

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Sciences, or related field is required, and an advanced degree will be considered an asset.

 

Experience:

  • 3 -7 years’ experience in a product management role, preferably in life sciences: medical device and/or pharmaceuticals;
  • Track record of successfully achieving measurable growth in a market segment or with a product category;
  • Demonstrated and measurable success in analyzing information and managing projects;
  • Previous experience in a regulatory environment;
  • Demonstrated experience working with public sector clients and knowledge of public RFP, tendering and procurement processes; and
  • Intermediate proficiency in a Windows based environment using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

 

Competencies and Attributes:

  • Business Acumen | Objectively assesses new business opportunities from both strategic and financial perspectives. Demonstrates keen understanding of key factors related to product costing and pricing.
  • Collaboration | Excels in a team-orientated environment. Leads through influence and successfully achieves results through others displaying effective cross collaboration.
  • Critical Thinking | Demonstrated analytical, organizational, problem solving, critical thinking, detail orientation, and communication skills.
  • Diplomacy | Demonstrates tact and emotional intelligence in all professional interactions. Operatives in an inclusive and consultative manner. Achieve results through others. Effectively communicates and gains buy in to project participation. Helps others see the big picture.
  • Results Oriented | Experience in proactively taking decisive action with imperfect information within a demanding fast-paced workplace with very high standards

 

Equal Opportunity

PRIMED Medical Products Inc. (“PRIMED”) is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse team benefits and is essential to service excellence. PRIMED welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application.  In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Gallagher and PRIMED  throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply:

Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: HRCCCanada.GBS.EdmontonES@ajg.com. Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job and confirm receipt of your application:
AAGC-152656 Product Manager | PRIMED Medical Products Inc. - AB - Edmonton and Area (OTIAPPLY)

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