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Marketing Manager (Medical Devices)

Location
EMEA, United Arab Emirates, Dubai
Job Reference
MEDEMEA00275
Job Type
Full Time
Job Function
Marketing
Job Description

Smiths Medical is seeking a Marketing Manager to join our team in Dubai on a permanent basis. This is a great opportunity to become part of a large organisation which is passionate about improving and saving the lives of patients through high quality, innovative medical devices and services, with the opportunity for future career progression.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead, develop and execute annual marketing plan for achievement of results. Provide input into annual Strategic Plan.
  • Ensure attention to and delivery on Customers’ needs and expectations through effective collaboration with Sales, Customer Service and other teams. Keep the Customer as their first priority in all they do.
  • Collaborate effectively with Senior Sales, Finance, Channel and other teams as needed to establish and execute product portfolio strategies, business plans and key initiatives/programs to achieve marketing objectives. Interface with Supply, Quality and other cross functional partners as needed to ensure sales barriers are addressed.
  • Provide input to global marketing counterparts on all issues related to “upstream” (e.g. product development) marketing needs as it may pertain to nuances of geographical location.
  • Lead the launch of new products and ensure achievement of prelaunch and launch objectives in the assigned geography.
  • Track and update the dashboard metrics on performance trends and work with the regional sales to impact performance results.
  • Work closely with GPM team members to escalate and resolve issues related to product complaints, quality and or supply challenges and be the conduit of information to Customers and the internal Sales teams.
  • Serve as point of internal communication for all assigned product programs, updates, best practices and ensure regular updates to all key stakeholders  
  • Understand and exploit key customer and market trends to drive business. Conduct VOC work prior to business case financials being built and share results with Sales. Proactively monitor competitive threats and adjust playbook with Sales appropriately.
  • Analyze revenue trends and competitive data to identify opportunities utilizing all primary and secondary data. Utilize marketing research tools to gain market insight to support key decisions.
Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

The Individual
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or Business Administration or related field.
  • Marketing experience in the medical device industry is required.
  • Professional experience in the Middle East is a plus.
  • Ability to network effectively across the business, using good influencing and stakeholder management skills to resolve problems and exploit opportunities.
  • Ability to persistently pursue and achieve results. To use data and analytics to proactively monitor, review and improve customer service levels; drive root cause analysis to ensure permanent solutions.
  • Ability to make good judgments in an increasingly complex global business by effectively sourcing and analyzing critical information and making effective, timely decisions; taking into account the needs and impacts on business stakeholders.
  • The understanding and application of commercial and operations management to identify solutions to market opportunities. Support business objectives through the effective joint implementation of strategies to improve financial performance in the short and long term.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a multitude of high priority tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical skills to process data, gather insights and support decisions.
  • Strong initiative and leadership skills.
  • Fluent in English; fluency in Arabic is a plus.
  • Ability to travel
About Smiths

At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field. 

About Smiths Medical

Smiths Medical is always looking for people with a passion to positively impact the health and wellbeing of people around the world. If you have a curious mind, relish a challenge and want to make a difference then bring your talents here and your opportunities are endless. We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160-year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big we have introduced some of the most trusted brand names in healthcare. Today we're an aligned global business 8,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of 7 people every second across the globe. So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

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