Job Title:  Global Product Manager

Req ID:  36782
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Global Product Manager will create diverse global marketing strategies enterprise-wide, conduct product lifecycle management (product concept through post-commercialization) activities, and define product roadmaps to drive product line growth across various country markets throughout the globe (e.g., countries in North America, Latin America, EMEA).   The individual will collaborate with various global stakeholders, including country-specific commercial and sales managers, marketing communications, regulatory, quality and manufacturing to ensure that market needs are met, developed and executed to ensure profitable growth within designated product portfolios.


Creates global marketing strategies and tactics with insight from Manager for the designated product line consistent with the business unit strategies and objectives and in support of achieving established revenue, margin, and market share goals and driving leadership positions in the market

  1. Collaborate with sales and marketing leadership on the development/execution of action plans and new product launches; market potential/opportunity and target share; value proposition creation; competitive analysis and market trends; market pricing; product life cycle planning; product training.
  2. Develops detailed strategic road map for the development of product/business.
  3. Creates the marketing plan and assesses strength and sustainability of the strategic choices for designated product line
  4. Analyzes global pricing positioning for designated product lines and makes recommendations based on key market assessments
  5. Creates product, brand, and business strategies for designated product line
  6. Involved in all phases of new product development (NPD) process 
  7. Support cross-functional NPD teams with market objectives when completing documentation (MRD. PRD, IOS, Labeling, etc.), feasibility testing, and risk analysis for new products and line extensions
  8. Actively participate in product testing with Customers to determine if product meets market needs
  9. Drive planning for new product launches 

Utilizes detailed analysis techniques regarding market trends, segment sizes, growth opportunities, competitive landscape, feasibility, profitability, product/ positioning, Voice of the Customer, Customer insights, market environment, and other critical areas.  

  1. Collects data and evidence to develop strategies that strengthen value propositions
  2. Gathers insights across markets to determine similarities, develop archetypes
  3. Supports and communicates cross-functionally to gather critical information and/or navigate challenges


Duties - cont'd

       4. Develop and implement strategies to increase product penetration

       5. Proactively identify issues, opportunities and associated strategies in support of assigned products and based on information from and interactions with Customers, sales management and account managers.

       6. Regularly interact with and provide current information to field representatives to ensure awareness of product changes, pricing changes, new sales tools, corrective measures, etc


Leads the creation and development of product position

1. Develops and establishes sustaining positioning  for products/brands

2. Recommends and develops tactical initiatives that leverage unique  Customer segments and needs to establish a competitive advantage

3. Prioritizes new product and lifecycle enhancements/management across products and markets that maximizes the value of the portfolio

4. Globally Assesses and prioritizes value drivers that result in favorable competitive access for product lines

5. Identifies market conditions and uses that insight to advance STERIS’s product portfolio strategy to gain or maintain competitive advantage.

6. Accurately projects global financial performance across products

7. Identifies competitor vulnerabilities to exploit tactfully

Delivers product to market through strategic marketing, communications, promotions, training, and other effective methods  in support of achieving the value proposition and future brand/product growth and sustainability

a. Drives strong two-way relationships with sales management that result in aligned marketing and sales planning and strategies.

b. Collaborates with marketing communications team for effective product collateral and promotional materials.

c. Collaborates with training specialists to develop training for sales and pertinent sales support staff. Delivers sales training and/or Customer presentations.

d. Articulates the role competitive products and portfolios play in the market

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing

Required Experience

• BA or BS degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field

• 5 years of relevant business experience

• 5 years of experience in Product Management /Marketing (medical device product marketing experience preferred)

• International business and marketing experience preferred

• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrated effective strategy implementation, planning, organizational, , , and project management skills.

• Fluent in Microsoft Office Applications

• Ability to manage multiple tasks in a deadline driven environment.

• Ability to effectively apply business acumen, including financial, market , and industry trends, and market analytics.

• Demonstrated initiative.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  36782
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071

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