The Role: This role leads the overall commercial drive to develop new combination products and services in a competitive medical market. You will be managing development budgets, ensuring that developments are well defined and driven by commercial objectives.
Utilising market intelligence (via a Research and Market insight Manager) and a team that will contribute insight to your strategic vision as you lead the tactical implementation of the product development strategy, collaborating with associates across the business units with the aim of delivering commercially successful solutions. You will liaise between the R&D and Sales teams within the business, taking the lead of projects where required.
Fundamental to the role is driving for developments to be completed on time and within budget whilst ensuring the product being developed remains focussed on providing commercially attractive customer-centric solutions.
A key component of this role will be the ability to understand target audiences, understand local markets and what propositions will work best in each market and to each audience. Working very closely with the centralised marketing communications teams, editorial and other internal stakeholders, you will be tasked with creating best-in-class marketing strategies to acquire new business, increase customer value and engagement and improve retention.
Responsibilities for the position of Product Development Manager include:
The Company: An independent family owned British manufacturer established for over fifty years that continues to succeed and grow thanks to a real focus on customer satisfaction and patient safety. They provide drug delivery, insulin injection devices and blood sampling lancets as well as outsourced R&D and manufacturing to the medical and pharmaceutical sectors both within the UK and globally. This is an exciting time to join this business and a huge opportunity to the individual joining in this newly created role.
The Package for Product Development Manager:
Location: The position of Product Development Manager is based in Oxfordshire
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