Recruitment

Link Orthopedics UK

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We are always looking for people who can bring a fresh perspective to our business and so if you don’t see an advertised vacancy that suits your skills and experience but are interested in joining us then please upload your CV below.

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JOB ADVERT

Knee Product Manager

JOB ADVERT

Knee Product Manager

Salary depends on experience

Link Orthopaedics UK Ltd is part of a family run business with over 70 years’ experience in providing the NHS and private healthcare industry with replacement hip, knee and other orthopaedic products.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a brand-new role of Product Manager focussing on our Knee Products to join our expanding team. This role can be home based or based from our UK Head Office in Edinburgh. The role will involve frequent travel and overnight stays throughout the UK and if the successful candidate is home based, there will be the need to be in the Edinburgh office at least twice a month.

The Product Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Implement the knee marketing strategy working with our sales team throughout the UK, taking full ownership of our knee products.

     

  • Develop and produce promotional material/sales presentations/marketing collateral and tools which the sales team can use to deliver key messages, positioning and reflects our brand.

     

  • Create product training/educational presentations on our knee products to be delivered internally and externally.

     

  • Deliver on and lead all activities related to the entry of new knee product lines/additional inventory items, liaising with other departments (and countries) to successfully launch.

     

  • Deliver first class product support and education to customers, including assisting in theatre when necessary.

     

  • Develop and deliver internal educational training programmes to equip the sales team with key differentiating information on our knee products.

     

  • Build and leverage a network of KOL relationships and develop new reference centres.

     

  • Engage in ongoing market research related to regional, national and international market trends, KOLs and current as well as prospective market drivers.

     

  • To become the UK business source for market and competitor product and Company information.

     

  • Attend events, engaging with potential customers as the expert in our Company’s products and new product launches being advertised.

     

  • Produce communications/materials which accurately represent the Company’s brand/corporate identity including updating and managing website copy and social media content as required.

     

  • Attend Company road-show demonstrations/visits/journal clubs etc. to provide potential customers with the opportunity to see our products in use and appreciation of clinical value.

     

  • Provide support in new product launches and create social media content relevant to knee portfolio.

     

  • Stay up to date with all our knee products and new clinical evaluations of our products/innovations to be able to analyse, build into presentations and confidently discuss internally and with our customers.

     

  • Support Territory Managers in theatre, providing technical guidance and attend as required in both NHS and private hospitals throughout the UK.

     

  • Effectively and efficiently manage own daily workload.

     

    The successful Product Manager will have the following:

  • Educated to degree level within a life science/engineering or business-related field and/or proven experience of product management within the medical device industry.

     

  • Demonstrable familiarity with the surgical medical devices market.

  • Be a self-starter and highly driven; the ability to work on your own initiative is key however, you must also be able to work alongside those within your own team and the wider LINK family worldwide.

     

  • Excellent written and spoken English, a confident presentation style with the ability to influence.

     

  • Excellent IT skills including standard office applications and design software, with a knowledge of database and website content management systems preferable, as well as an awareness of the opportunities provided by digital communications and marketing.

     

  • Creative individual with the ability to think outside the box and with an eye for detail and a strong sense of the need for consistent and standard messaging.

     

  • Confident, outgoing and highly motivated approach, be a good team player, helping others and with excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

     

  • The ability to provide support during live surgical procedures.

     

  • A full UK driving licence and own car.

     

  • Be flexible and able to travel including some overnights as and when required.

    In return we can offer:

  • Company car or car allowance.

     

  • Working hours Monday to Friday 9 a.m. 5.00 p.m.

     

  • 32 days Holiday per year (including bank holidays).

     

  • Enhanced Company Pension Scheme.

     

  • Private Health Insurance.

     

  • Free employee parking (when at head office).

     

  • Paid PVG / Disclosure checks.

     

    PVG checks will be required of the successful applicant.

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To apply send your CV along with a cover letter and including current salary details to Fiona.Shanks@linkorthopaedics.co.uk or fill in the contact form below.

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Location

4 South Gyle Crescent Lane,
Edinburgh,
EH12 9EG

0131 660 1961

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