Director of Product Management - Foot & Ankle (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Acumed is a global leader of innovative orthopaedic and medical solutions developed to improve patient care. With over three decades of experience in the orthopaedic industry, our mission is to aid the afflicted through the ingenuity of our minds, the labor of our hands and the compassion of our hearts. The company is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon with a global sales and distribution network supported by offices worldwide.

Director, Product Management - Foot & Ankle

The Director, Product Management - F&A owns strategic and tactical marketing activities both upstream and downstream for the Foot and Ankle Business Unit. The Director, will own the BU product portfolio, including the development and management of product vision, portfolio strategy, product development roadmaps, and strategic programs. They will set short, mid, and long-term product portfolio goals and develop plans to meet these goals in collaboration with the BU Leader, Sales, Management, and Product Managers. They will own key aspects of product development including the product roadmap, product definition, initial field testing, winning go-to-market launch plans including marketing communications initiatives, post launch evaluation, including finding key drivers to improve product performance, and product obsolescence. They own the financial forecasting, staffing, resourcing, and budgeting for the Product Manager group. The Director will ensure portfolio strategy is aligned with overall corporate growth objectives. They will also be responsible for hiring, managing, developing, and coaching Product Management team.

  1. Defines the product vision, strategy and roadmap of all product initiatives within the Business Unit. Specifies market requirements, roadmap and product definitions for current and future iterations.
  2. Achieves revenue goals by developing strategies and programs to increase the adoption of on-market products and to optimize the launch of new products through oversight of Product Management.
  3. Provides leadership and coaching to employees; furnishes them with the resources, tools, and uniform processes to grow their respective product portfolios.
  4. Identifies and engages current and future Key Opinion Leaders
  5. Balances the company's strategic goals with long-term market trends and opportunities and ensures each product and strategy within the portfolio meets the voice of the customer.
  6. Directs Product Managers in developing long-range strategic plans and assists in the launch planning of products to fulfill the long-term portfolio vision.
  7. Oversees global market and industry analysis including the collection and analysis of market rends, market share, sales trends, and customer needs. Advises Product Managers of trends in the marketplace when suggesting new products or product enhancements.
  8. Guides Product Managers in preparing long range, annual, and quarterly forecasts for each product within the company's portfolio. Reviews product line forecast with key internal stakeholders and builds strategies to meet expectations set within the product line forecast.
  9. Ensures all team members maintain understanding, knowledge, and compliance with AdvaMed Code of Conduct related to Health Care Professional (HCP) interactions.
  10. Responsible for group resource allocation for travel, internal projects, tradeshows, and training events.
  11. Creates and manages Product Management Selling, General, & Administrative budget and product P&L.
  12. In conjunction with Sales Management, develops and manages sales budget for product lines through SAP and reports on monthly basis.
  13. Participates in conventions and professional exhibitions to develop and maintain customer relationships and to maintain current awareness of product requirements and new market opportunities.
  14. Manages feedback from field regarding the company's products and ensures data is entered into product feedback database and the company's complaint system.
  15. Leads, supports, and participates in continuous improvement activities.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

  1. BA/BS in product management, product marketing, or related field required, MBA strongly preferred.
  2. 8-10 years of product management experience required including prior leadership experience
  3. 3-5 years of medical device sales or marketing experience, preferably in orthopedics
  4. Excellent coaching and communication skills with ability to deliver innovative solutions and gain consensus through personal influence.
  5. Analytical skills necessary to ensure design and draft to final review of documentation including requirements, stories, tasks, and timelines.
  6. Strong written and verbal communications with a strong aptitude for presenting thoughts and ideas to senior internal and external stakeholders.
  7. Ability to mentor team members and guide a team towards successful completion of high-quality projects.
  8. Ability to accurately estimate projects with the business leaders and team members and deliver on time within scope.
  9. Strong organizational, planning, project management, problem resolution, communication, presentation, facilitation, and leadership skills.
  10. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills, and strong project management, leadership, and team building skills.
  11. Discretion, confidentiality, and ability to build strong, trusting relationships.
  12. Solid understanding of global healthcare policies, trends, and compliance issues.
  13. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acumed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying to Acumed and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at .
More Information on Acumed
Acumed operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Hillsboro, OR and Addison, TX. Acumed was founded in 1988. It has 623 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1 open jobs at Acumed, click here.
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