Sr. Associate Product Manager

US, US, CA - San Diego

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Location: CA - San Diego

Ref#: 17432

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Job Description

As a Senior Asssociate Product Manager at NuVasive, you spearhead product development leading a product from inception through the development process partnering with engineers, surgeons and a diverse population of internal/external teams on design iterations through commercialization and launch.  This is an amazing opportunity for someone with passion and drive to manage products in several stages of development (i.e. near-term launch, pending FDA approval and new products).  You will come up the product name, associated branding, technique, sales training and product launch with revenue goals in mind.  Because you are result-oriented, you take pride in optimizing profit as well as meeting marketing, financial and corporate growth objectives by working across diverse internal and external teams.  Your business plans focus on balance, emphasis, profitability, thoroughness, and attention to long and short range consequences and optimization of both marketing share and profitability of existing and new products.  Managing the day-to-day progress of the product, you astutely multitask as you conduct marketing analysis to develop product definitions, coordinate technical product development, estimates of potential profits, and release to production as well as a prioritized list of customer and market requirements for the product.  You realize that your products must prove to be financially and technically justified so you carefully conduct market research to identify/track market trends, produce competitive analysis/materials to compare like products from our competitors and product selection/definition.  Of course, because our customers are at the forefront of our success and the way we do business, you always perform your duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards. You are motivated and ready to immerse yourself in this role to become the subject matter expert.

 

Basic Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing and/or business related field
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  • Must be able/willing to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.
  • Willingness to be in a cadaver lab throughout the product lifecycle as you work with a variety of internal/external resources on design iterations.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Operating room experience is preferred
  • Experience working in Medical device
  • Experience in a product management role, specifically with launching a product
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.
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