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Product Manager - UK OTC Market

Reference Number: 922749 | Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 | Location: London, United Kingdom | Division: Scientific Permanent


Product Manager - Ophthalmology 
Pharmaceutical / Consumer Healthcare / Medical Devices
Remote - UK & Ireland


Our client is an industry leader within their field with a well-known brand name they are always on the lookout for top candidates to join their highly successful team.

An opportunity has arisen to join a global market leader in eyecare who are part of a dynamic and evolving business. We are looking for an experience Production Manager to join our clients OTC / Aesthetics Division with a focus on working to increase growth and profitability in the OTC business. Using strategic development and implementation of defined tactical and promotional plans. 

The role breaks down in to 5 areas of responsibility:

Strategic Marketing

- Contributing to the development of annual UK / Ireland Sales + Marketing Plan

- Managing the implementation of activities within the plan providing clean direction to sales teams on existing and new product launch strategies

- Supporting the commercialisation of new products (Business Development or New Product Development) and contribute to launch plans designed to ensure sales rep engagement, customer advocacy and rapid sales uptake.

- Working closely with the Business Unit Head and professional relations team to ensure robust training plan for maximising growth potential of new and existing products

- Actively play a role in supporting Key Account Managers and Sales Reps during early product trails in order to gather insight, share best practice and drive accelerate growth of new products.

- Set up relevant pricing, channel strategies and promotional tactics for new and existing products that will result in maximised profit margin and market share gain


Tactical Execution

- Support the implementation of new product launch activities with an integrated promotional plan designed to maximise sales growth for the portfolio

- Apply creative skills in developing promotional materials with external agencies and internal stakeholders and then successfully deliver to the sales team

- Constantly look for improvements and feedback in materials development and adoption by the sales team in order to ensure excellence in communication to surgeons

- Ensure a coordinated approach to all events and educational programmes in conjunction with the Events Coordinator, Sales and Marketing Team

Market and Customer

- Demonstrate a strong level of technical and clinical understand of the product portfolio

- Liaise regularly with logistics and supply chain to accurately reflect and monitor UK forecasting

- Manage the OTC advertising and promotion ensuring clean budgetary allocation, regular tracking and staying within budget

Regulatory Affairs

- Manage artwork approvals liaising with the Regulatory Team for artwork and new product approvals


Qualifications & Experience

- Marketing or Business Degree as a preferred

- Experience of operating within a multi-national healthcare company

- Experience of product marketing, ideally within Consumer Healthcare and or Medical Devices

- Demonstrate a capability in business case development

- Experience of Digital Marketing

- Strong Analytical skills

- Agile problem solver

If you are interested in this role please click apply now!

Harris Lord is acting as an employment agency for this role. 

Keywords: product manager, product marketing, medical device, Pharma, pharmaceuticals, OTC, healthcare, eyecare, visioncare, ophthalmology


Contact: Josh Hemsley

Keywords: product manager, product marketing, medical device, Pharma, pharmaceuticals, OTC, healthcare, eyecare, visioncare, ophthalmology


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