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Olympus Corporation of the Americas Senior Product Manager- Research in Waltham, Massachusetts

Working Location: MASSACHUSETTS, WALTHAM

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

This position maintains responsibility for overseeing and providing leadership and strategic direction to all functions of Product Marketing for the Research and Drug Discovery businesses within the Olympus Scientific Solutions Group (SSG) sales business unit. This role will establish and execute vertical market and product launch plans to achieve the group’s sales and financial goals. They will develop their product management team for improved performance and general development.

Job Duties

  • Lead and develop a team of product and associate product managers.

  • Work with sales and other functions to achieve sales targets.

  • Establish and execute marketing plans for each Vertical Market.

  • Establish and execute product launch plans for new products.

  • Working with operations, service and other relevant stakeholders to provide a successful launch.

  • Take the lead on special projects involving new products or new markets.

  • Create Product Marketing budget and ensure compliance with set budget.

  • Establish Marketing Control Procedures to ensure consistent and quality execution for all PM activities.

  • Develop relationships with key third party vendors.

  • Develop relationships with key opinion leaders.

  • Develop sales collateral and website content (brochures, marketing news, specifications sheets, videos, etc.)

  • Work with sales management to manage sample account across OCA SSG.

  • Communicate with RA QA team to ensure compliance with regulatory issues

  • Coordinate National Exhibits.

  • Responsible for the training of new Product Managers and for establishing standardized training for Product Marketing

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or scientific field required.

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of product marketing / life science experience required.

  • Travel up to 30% expected.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters or PhD in the Life Sciences preferred.

  • Minimum of three years management experience preferred.

  • Experience with marketing communications strongly preferred.

  • Product marketing experience required specifically in product launch, forecasting, collateral creation, budget control, and supply chain management.

  • Experience with supply chain management and logistics preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse and global community are essential.

  • Must be a strong leader with a bias toward action - able to move quickly and decisively; has results-driven orientation.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit www.olympus-lifescience.com at https://www.olympus-lifescience.com/en/ .

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham ||

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