Global Product Manager, Interventional Cardiology & Radiology

Date: May 12, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 3790


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Interventional - The Interventional business unit at Teleflex offers innovative medical devices that are used to diagnose and treat coronary and peripheral vascular diseases. We place a strategic emphasis on complex coronary and peripheral interventions, vascular access, bone access, specialty biologic treatments and cardiac assist. Our current Interventional products include a broad range of clinically relevant solutions, such as our GuideLiner® and Turnpike® Catheters, AC3 Optimus™ Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and OnControl® Powered Bone Access System. With a strong R&D footprint and pipeline, our fast-growing Interventional business unit is poised to continue the development of new technologies to serve critically ill patients for years to come. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

This position will develop and implement global product marketing and commercialization strategies leading to new and exciting product launches focused on developing unique specialty-focused solutions to support interventional cardiologists. This role will involve collaborating with the product marketing leadership for both upstream and downstream projects as well as associated activities to support key product franchises for structural heart interventions. These key activities include:

•    Develop and execute comprehensive commercialization strategies 
•    Collaborate with cross-geographic and cross-functional team(s) to ensure project and launch success 
•    Be the advocate for international markets and market development at the business unit level
•    Maintain strong, consistent and clear communication with all stakeholders on a continual basis
•    Represent the ‘voice of the customer’ - drive optimal utilization of market information and analysis to guide insights and decision-making
•    Fuel innovation – identify unmet clinical needs and recommend new products, markets, and strategies

Principal Responsibilities

•    Manage existing product line(s) to drive global market adoption and growth
-    Take ownership of product line including sales forecasting and budget planning 
-    Lead, develop and execute comprehensive commercialization strategies for key product franchises
-    Understand the market trends, size and competitive landscape
-    Generate impactful claims and marketing materials to drive growth in competitive markets
-    Ensure relevancy, compliance and ease of use of all product labeling, manuals and training materials
-    Support development and distribution of tools to facilitate value proposition messaging for global markets
-    Become subject matter expert of structural heart interventional procedures as well as key decision makers, clinical needs and market opportunities
-    Coordinate with Sales Training and Clinical Medical Affairs team members to prepare training content
-    Ensure development and delivery of relevant sales training that meets targeted clinical procedures/requirements
-    Be the advocate for international market development at the business unit level
-    Maintain and develop relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) and leverage relationships with KOLs for regional voice of customer (VOC) and new idea generation.
-    Collaborate with Demand Planning, Manufacturing, and Distribution to maintain high service levels
•    Identify, design and execute new product and market opportunities in global markets
-    Identify unmet clinical needs
-    Explore, identify, and recommend new products, markets, and strategies
-    Develop action plans for product concept-to-commercialization, including the stage-gate process 
-    Partner with Business Development/Mergers and Acquisitions teams to implement strategies as requested
-    Organize and conduct new product presentations and clinical evaluations with customers
-    Define, address and overcome new product related issues, including defining product specifications, operational factors, customer needs, regulatory and distribution hurdles, timelines, forecasts, value proposition and entry/ exit strategies
•    Perform all activities in compliance with the Teleflex Quality System.
•    Perform duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations.
•    Perform other duties as assigned by Management

Key Relationships / Interfaces
•    Vice President of Global Marketing, Directors of Global Marketing, Global Marketing Managers, Global Product Managers, and Market Development Managers
•    Sales Representatives and Sales Management
•    Research & Development
•    Finance
•    QA/RA Department
•    Clinical & Medical Affairs
•    Legal
•    External suppliers
•    Clinicians
•    Project Management Office

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) 
•    3+ years experience in Product Marketing
•    Proven experience managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment from concept through commercialization
•    Ability to lead by influence 
•    Strong writing, editing, and presentation skills 
•    Strong verbal and group presentation skills with solid interpersonal skills 
•    Analytical skills, problem solving and critical thinking skills, and organizational skills
•    Self-starter with high energy level
•    Results oriented with ability to drive projects to completion
•    Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft office suite
•    High attention to detail 
•    Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships 
•    Solid business acumen
•    Understanding of medical devices, their use in environments, and with audiences
•    Understanding of overall healthcare environment/landscape
•    Ability to make timely, strategic decisions in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment
•    Experience with successful product and brand launches
•    Comfortable in clinical environments 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Medical Device Experience
•    Marketing, Business, Biology, or Engineering Degree
•    Exposure to Interventional Cardiology
•    Experience with Agile Quality System



Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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