Philips (Senior) Product Manager (m/f) in Boblingen, Germany

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

provide true customer value, the healthcare industry is undergoing massive transformation, requiring us to continually re-evaluate our abilities. Philips patient monitoring is a very successful business and a major profit generator for Philips HealthTech. As the undisputed global market leader, we need to continue to invest in order to maintain that leadership position, while pro-actively searching for new growth opportunities. Are you up to the challenge?

You are responsible for

the definition and management of a portfolio of clinical measurements in the area of patient monitoring globally. The Product Manager or Senior Product Manager (depending on experience) is accountable for defining, launching and building profitable product solution platforms that transform healthcare.

  • Work directly with R&D and other marketing functions to ensure products/solutions are developed to the feature and price specifications that each target market segment demands.

  • Own the product lifecycle from concept phase through development and launch and eventually, end of life.

  • You are required to have deep expertise in market segmentation, product strategy, competitive strategy, and product placement. The portfolio of clinical measurements includes both in-house developments as well as the utilization of technologies from external OEM partners.

  • Be responsible for the management of that portfolio, as well as identifying future measurement opportunities that will help the business to continue building on its clear market leadership. Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with a number of external partners will be key to your overall success.

You are part of

a team of Product Marketing professionals with global responsibility for defining and managing a complete portfolio of bedside patient monitoring solutions. We are the undisputed market leader in our field and have gained significant market share points over recent years.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • University degree and at least 5 years of directly related experience in marketing, product development, or related field

  • Expertise in customer segments and the major national healthcare systems worldwide. Understands the dynamics of capital goods marketing and the dynamics of “installed base” marketing

  • Familiarity with the technologies that currently dominate the Product Manager’s markets, and with the emerging technologies that will serve them in the future

  • Superior business acumen and General Manager mindset

  • Boldness to create/shape markets wherever possible, exploiting Philips technologies, market positions and brand

  • Demonstrable expertise in use of Value Proposition methodology in helping to define customer insights and product/solutions that provide clearly differentiable benefits

  • Ability to synthesize market and customer feedback and existing and new products into solutions; comfortable making trade-offs, decisively

  • Expertise delivering complex projects to meet demanding feature, cost, quality and introduction date targets

  • Demonstrable communication skills and ability to lead an organization to develop market-leading products/solutions

  • Strong team player with proven ability to influence colleagues

  • Results oriented

  • Experience operating in multicultural environment

  • Fluent in English, German also preferred

Our offer

Working in the medical industry brings much fulfillment, as well as unique challenges. You’ll work in an international agile team with great opportunities for you to explore. You’ll be contributing to a higher quality of life for billions and helping Philips deliver innovation that matters.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

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