Zimmer Orthobiologics, Inc.
Product Senior Manager REMOTE (741802) (Marketing)
Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world. Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world. As a senior product manager, you will be responsible for supporting the technology and data solutions (TDS) strategic and marketing planning for the Smart Implant platform. This position is the liaison between the TDS organization and all business units, including R&D, upstream, and downstream marketing teams. This includes the development and execution of comprehensive strategic plans, marketing plans, programs, new product development pipelines, and portfolio roadmaps specific to Smart Implants. We are looking for those unique individuals that blend a mind for creative, user-centered product strategy, with strong clinical, business, and technical skills needed to bring industry-shaping products from ideation to global adoption. Come join us in building game-changing technology that leverages and delivers value across our industry-leading ecosystem to reshape what's possible in musculoskeletal health.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Define and execute the product strategy and roadmap in support of the broader TDS ecosystem strategy: o User Research, Segmentation, Journey Mapping, and Clinical Needs Assessment o Market Research and Analysis, Product Strategy and Positioning o Product Ideation, Capability Prioritization, and Road-mapping • Evaluate the technical requirements when crafting the user journey through story mapping and creating detailed requirements through user stories and acceptance criteria. o Defining and documenting requirements for Smart Implant platform so that they fulfill the demands of a formal quality management system and are traceable across the application lifecycle o Document software architecture requirements o Initiate product development process based on roadmaps and UX designs as inputs. Must be able to decompose these into technical and architectural requirements that can be tracked through build, testing, and validation. • Work at the intersection of business, technology, and user experience design, representing the voice of the business and the end‐users throughout product development, to drive product definition into execution. o Develop clear business cases and product briefs to support the execution of products on the roadmap o Partner with development teams and users to refine product design and develop comprehensive requirements o Identify and develop clinical/marketing claims matrix o Manage scope decisions to keep product delivery on track while ensuring customers' goals are achieved. o Partner with a cross-functional team of data science, development, clinical, regulatory, quality, operations, privacy, legal, compliance, and commercial team members to deliver new products to successful global launches. • Develop customer, partner, and end-user relationships to understand their needs, gather their feedback, and ability to advocate for their point of view when they aren't present. • Provide society, trade show, and locally-hosted VIP programs support. Utilize the opportunity at these events to gain customer mindshare through promotional messaging tools and event programs. • Develop and manage relationships with physician consultants and key opinion leaders for marketing engagement opportunities • Develop and maintain product line technical expertise and contacts with key surgeons and customers of product responsibility by observing surgery, attending medical/scientific meetings, presentations, and seminars while gathering competitive information. • Coordinate with global team leaders to identify regional needs regarding Smart Implants. • Maintain a high level of collaboration with domestic and international sales leaders to drive product line market adoption. • Ensure close collaboration and teamwork with the rest of the Product Management team, actively contributing to product management best-practice across Technology and Data Solutions. This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and might not necessarily comprise all of the essential functions for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Expected Areas of Competence
Expected Areas of Competence (i.e., knowledge, skills, and abilities) User research, needs analysis, and journey mapping Value proposition development and translation to product features, benefits, and clinical claims development, including concept and experimentation to reduce ambiguity Product Strategy and Roadmap development Competitive and Market Analysis Product positioning and messaging Business Case Creation (in collaboration with finance) Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands and viewpoints. Using these skills, the candidate will help create a balance between project scope, timeframe, and resources. Establishing and tracking metrics for product success Ability to communicate both orally and in a written form clearly and concisely. Excel at making business presentations. Strong collaborator and capable of thriving in a matrix organization. Strong analytical skills and outstanding interpersonal skills. Strong ability to develop, maintain and grow relationships with key customers, including surgeons and sales teams Strong knowledge and experience with new product development, especially as it relates to medical device technology. Ability to influence others and strong organizational skills. Energizes all levels of the organization to deliver on business goals and objectives.
Education/Experience Requirements B.A./B.S in Business, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, or other relevant 4-year degrees. MBA Preferred. Minimum five (5) years of product management, product development, or relevant experience required, preferably in healthcare and/or software products and technologies Experience working with marketing concepts, portfolio strategies, product promotion, market analysis, and forecasting. Demonstrable experience throughout the product lifecycle, from ideation/conception through to pre-and post-launch execution. Hands-on experience with Agile development methods preferred Experience within commercial software product management preferred Experience in both marketing and medical device product development preferred Experience in an orthopedics market preferred.
Travel Requirements Up to 40%
At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated. As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays. EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability Compensation Range: $132,000-162,000