Associate Product Manager

Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Pleasanton or Remote, CA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 4766

 

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 teleflex.com.

 

Interventional Urology – NeoTract is dedicated to developing innovative, minimally invasive and clinically effective devices that address unmet needs in the field of urology. As part of the Teleflex Interventional Urology business unit, NeoTract’s focus is on improving the standard of care for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using the UroLift® System, a minimally invasive, permanent implant system that treats symptoms while preserving sexual function*1,2. The UroLift System is clinically proven to treat lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH in men over the age of 45. The UroLift System lifts or holds the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. More than 175,000 men have been treated with the UroLift System in select markets worldwide.** Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives. 

 * No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the FDA pivotal study.

** Management estimate based on product sales and average units per procedure

  1. Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study
  2. McVary, J Sex Med 2014

Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate and/or the inability to control the urge.1 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.

Position Summary

As a key contributor to the Marketing team, the Associate Product Manager brings the voice of the physician and patient into product development and marketing. This role involves partnering with cross-functional groups to develop and commercialize products and clinical solutions that continuously improve the physician and patient experience.  This position requires creative problem-solving skills, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to be strategic and agile in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Principal Responsibilities

Product Development
-    Identify new product opportunities and procedure enhancements based on customer and market needs and develop prioritized recommendations.
-    Provide upstream marketing leadership on product development teams, including development of product, market, and branding strategies. 
-    Bring the voice of the customer into product development using best-in-class qualitative and quantitative customer research techniques.

Product Launch
-    Develop and execute comprehensive commercial launch strategies and plans for new products.
-    Lead cross-functional teams for commercial launch, including R&D, Operations, Finance, Professional Education, Sales, and Marketing. 

Product Management
-    Serve as product champion and marketing contact providing technical information and support for the Sales team on the UroLift ® System (including ancillaries) and its competition.
-    Maintain customer-facing technical documentation.
-    Assist in developing annual and on-going product sales forecast based on market data, stakeholder input, adoption rates, competitive activity, and business objectives.

Other
-    Perform other duties as assigned.
-    Contribute to the Company culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high-achieving, and fun!

Education / Experience Requirements

-    Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent practical experience.
-    At least 3 years work experience in Product Management, Marketing, R&D and/or Project Management, with at least 2 years in the medical device industry, or Advanced Degree.
-    Experience with innovative Class II or Class III medical devices a plus.
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

-    Creative problem solving, including excellent analytical skills and the ability to take on complex, ambiguous problems, break them into smaller components and find solutions.
-    Ownership mentality including the ability to take ownership of projects and drive towards goals in a fast-growing, start-up environment.
-    Self-motivated and excellent project and time management skills with a passion for learning and making an impact.
-    Proven ability to act as a business partner and effectively communicate internally and externally at all organizational levels
-    Demonstrate a “Field Focused” style by co-traveling with reps, attending and participating in training workshops, etc.
-    Ability to travel 20 – 30% of time – domestic and international.

 

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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