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Edwards Lifesciences Senior Product Manager, Critical Care Marketing in Irvine, California

Throughout our history, Edwards has helped transform the way physicians monitor and take preventative measures for cardio patients. Our Critical Care business unit specializes in advanced hemodynamic monitoring solutions, including artificial intelligence algorithms to provide predictive readings to clinicians, helping them get patients home to their families faster. It’s our driving force to help patients live longer and healthier lives. Join us and be part of our inspiring journey.

Innovation starts from the heart. Heart valve disease and critical care therapies impact millions of lives, spanning all ages and geographies. As communities globally address the opportunities and challenges of cardiovascular care, telling a compelling and authentic story is more crucial than ever. Beyond raising awareness, our Marketing teams build lasting, trusted relationships with medical professionals and industry stakeholders to ensure patients can receive the treatments they need.

Identify all aspects of product development from project inception through first commercial launch, document and help manage the development and introduction of new products and technologies in order to achieve and maintain market leadership

How you'll make and impact:

• Partner closely with key thought leaders to anticipate the future market environment, changes in economic climate, the onset of new competitors including substitutes and adjacent players and to predict/drive future needs for current and future customers

• Collaborate with management to create, communicate and execute global market strategies and actionable market plans to advance the business and generate value

• Create marketing and brand plans, tools and collateral by applying knowledge of value proposition, segmentation, targeting, positioning and messaging and gain approval with appropriate stakeholders. Develop creative briefs and manage communication with one existing agency/vendor

• Collect and interpret voice of customer (VOC) in order to define product requirements

• Plan marketing projects and activities with accountability for successful completion within scope of project deliverables including supporting technical team meetings and driving product design requirements using voice of customer inputs

• Provide direction and guidance to smaller project teams to execute tactical marketing projects and/or initiatives

• Identify and evaluate marketing process improvements and/or course correction/course alignment opportunities

• Other Incidental Duties

What you'll need (Required):

Bachelor's Degree 8 years of experience working in marketing and healthcare industry Required or

Master's Degree with 6 years of experience work experience and previous related experience working in marketing or healthcare industry Required

What else we look for (Preferred):

• Proven successful project management skills

• Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite

• Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives

• Extensive knowledge of own area within the organization while contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards

• Extensive understanding of internal and external product and market

• Extensive understanding of related aspects of marketing concepts and principles

• Ability to build and coach other’s to create market models with supporting assumptions in order to determine key financial metrics and market opportunity

• Ability to create comprehensive marketing strategies with supporting plans and the ability to execute.

• Possess the ability to measure and track performance/success of programs/initiatives

• Ability to forecast product lines for short-term and long-term accuracy based on market development, sales trends, competition and changing market dynamics.

• Ability to assess and understand market share, pricing, ASPs, competitive dynamics

• Possess strong clinical knowledge, experience and knowledge of the clinical areas where Edwards' products are used or intended to be used, understand the purchasing process and challenges for product adoption in complex healthcare networks

• Strict attention to detail

• Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization

• Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to represent leadership on sections of projects within a specific area working closely with cross-functional team, marketing peers and leaders and managing needs and messaging to upper management

• Ability to maintain a strong relationship with the regional sales team, clinical specialists, governmental affairs, clinical economics and training to ensure effective and optimal integration of efforts

• Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Aligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.

For California, the base pay range for this position is $120,000 to $170,000 (highly experienced).

The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience). Applications will be accepted while this position is posted on our Careers website.

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Edwards is committed to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them. As such, all patient-facing and in-hospital positions require COVID-19 vaccination. If hired into a covered role, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in locations where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.