Job Number: 20014145

Location: Milpitas, CA

Date Posted: 3-27-2017

Job Title: Sr. Product Manager - Cardiology

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What Product or Services Marketing contributes to Cardinal Health

Product or Services Marketing is responsible for defining the product/service and market strategy and life cycle management including customer need identification, market research, product or service offering, pricing, positioning, promotion, branding an

  • Exhibits an ability to translate market and customer needs into clearly defined goals, objectives, strategies, and tactics to drive sales & profitability for the business. Accountable for gaining and driving cross functional support from all stakeholders
  • Identifies and remains current on market trends. Determines product/service lifecycle implications and makes recommendations to maintain market competitiveness and to achieve sustainable economic success.
  • Understands methods available to execute primary research (VOC) that are necessary to drive portfolio/ product decisions. Can identify market opportunities through VOC/secondary research and takes action by implementing and managing solutions that meet cu
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of marketing disciplines and concepts necessary for building a business & marketing plan
  • this includes identifying the appropriate channels to market. Has the ability to understand market trends and competitive positioning an
  • Demonstrates strong financial acumen and logical decision making in the general business environment. Understands and can demonstrate sound thought processes as it relates to pricing, deal structure and assessing financial implications.
  • Works effectively across cross functional groups including but not limited to IT, communications, operations, and sales.

Accountabilities in this role

· Contribute to development of product launch plans, forecasts and marketing strategy for Interventional Solutions product lines for the Cardiology and Closure device space

· Gather customer requirements and support recommendations for existing and potential new cardiology products, as well as product enhancements through both primary and secondary market research efforts

· Interact with physicians, clinicians, sales force, and R&D staff regarding new cardiology products and product enhancements

· Provide accurate and up-to-date information regarding cardiology product trends, technology shifts, reimbursement trends, regulation changes and related market activities through in-depth review of research reports, technical and trade publications/journals, trade show attendance, association meetings and customer visits

· Establish and oversee tracking of financial objectives, including product line growth, profitability, market share, product life cycle and internal performance metrics

· Analyze the competitive product environment for the market, including understanding pricing, promotions, product offerings, and market approaches

· Guide problem resolution to meet customers’ needs to resolve quality, delivery or inventory issues

· Participate in R&D design process meetings

· Develop sales training materials and tools for sales force

· Collect and analyze information on competitive cardiology product offerings, including features, pricing, and warranty parameters

· Execute innovative marketing programs to drive revenue

· Support sales of Interventional Solutions devices

· Educate and train physicians, hospital personnel on technical matters related to Interventional Solutions devices

· Provide regular updates to management regarding project status, as well as other critical issues which affect the attainment of project completion dates

· Complete accurate and timely marketing documentation

· Develop and implement procedures, files, records, and follow-up systems to ensure marketing processes are managed in a well-organized and timely manner · Support company goals and objectives, policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, and FDA regulations


  • Bachelors degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred.
  • 8+ years experience in related field, preferred.
  • 5+ years recent experience in cardiology and/or closure device product marketing with a focus on product launch

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet David

The most satisfying aspect of my work is when I can figure out a way to lower our product costs through cost analysis or find competitive advantages through market research that will help our sales teams. The best aspects of the environment are the teamwork and winning spirit that help drive the business forward.
David, Product/Market Senior Specialist