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Product Specialist - fixed term contract

21000AKR Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives 

The Product Specialist in the Diabetes Operating Unit is an inter-functional role designated to implement marketing initiatives and provide sales support to drive the growth of managed product lines.
The Product Specialist will be part of the marketing team, interfaces with the Marketing Manager and Product Managers and works closely with the European MKTG team, with the Education team, with the field staff, the clinical department, Product Support, the legal department, with the “Pricing Contracting  and Tender Management” office, with the Value Access & Policy and the Regulatory teams.

A Day in the Life  

In agreement with the Marketing Manager and in collaboration with the Product Managers, the Product Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Managing products’ life cycle for specific product lines
  • Preparing, organizing and constantly updating products’ technical documentation 
  • Preparing promotional and training material, by adapting the EMEA material and locally developing as needed
  • Constantly monitoring products’ performance in terms of turnover, complaints, sales price trends and forecasts
  • Monitoring, with the contribution of the sales force, market share trend and supporting the development of consequent strategies aimed at optimizing Medtronic's presence on the market
  • Supporting the implementation and localization of global strategies to better support the sales force
  • Supporting the definition and implementation new products launches strategies aligning with EMEA indications and adapting initiatives to local situation
  • Giving professional support to field team in line with the Operating Unit’s strategies

In all its activities, the Product Specialist will have to consistently act in line with the Operating Unit’s strategies and in particular with the quarterly and annual objectives.

Must Haves

•    BS/BA degree in marketing, economics, or scientific subjects
•    2-3 years professional experience in Marketing function with a product management activity
•    Knowledge of the Healthcare / Medical Devices / Pharma market
•    Fluency in English, both written and spoken
•    Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Nice to Haves  

•    Able to independently plan, organize, monitor and execute projects
•    Team player, problem solving and proactive attitude 

Additional Info: 

  • Home based
  • Travel requirement: might be up to 30% of time
  • fixed term contract (12 months)


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About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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