Cardinal Health Senior Product Manager, Portfolio Marketing in Dublin, Ohio

What Product or Services Marketing contributes to Cardinal Health

Product or Services Marketing is responsible for defining the product/service and market strategy and life cycle management including customer need identification, market research, product or service offering, pricing, positioning, promotion, branding an

  • Exhibits an ability to translate market and customer needs into clearly defined goals, objectives, strategies, and tactics to drive sales & profitability for the business. Accountable for gaining and driving cross functional support from all stakeholders
  • Identifies and remains current on market trends. Determines product/service lifecycle implications and makes recommendations to maintain market competitiveness and to achieve sustainable economic success.
  • Understands methods available to execute primary research (VOC) that are necessary to drive portfolio/ product decisions. Can identify market opportunities through VOC/secondary research and takes action by implementing and managing solutions that meet customer needs
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of marketing disciplines and concepts necessary for building a business & marketing plan this includes identifying the appropriate channels to market. Has the ability to understand market trends and competitive positioning
  • Demonstrates strong financial acumen and logical decision making in the general business environment. Understands and can demonstrate sound thought processes as it relates to pricing, deal structure and assessing financial implications.
  • Works effectively across cross functional groups including but not limited to IT, communications, operations, and sales.

Accountabilities

  • Manage the product life cycle of a product portfolio from discovery and innovation, to new product planning, new product introduction, post-launch product management and product retirement.
  • Develop and continually refine the global product strategy for the product portfolio, working with both Regional Marketing leaders.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of marketing and product management disciplines necessary for building business plans, product plans and marketing plans.
  • Utilize market trends, customer needs and competitive positioning to develop preferred product offerings for targeted segments and channels.
  • Understand methods available to execute primary research that are necessary to drive product line/portfolio decisions.
  • Can identify market opportunities through primary and secondary market research and take action by implementing and managing solutions that meet customer needs.
  • Identify and remain current on market trends. Determine product lifecycle implications and make decisions to drive market competitiveness and to achieve sustainable economic success.
  • Translate market and customer needs across multiple regions and channels into clearly defined product requirements and product line strategy.
  • Ensure that all promotional, launch, and marketing activities align with the overall portfolio strategy and facilitate proper communication and collaboration with all applicable marketing resources across regions and channels.
  • Demonstrate strong financial acumen and logical decision making in the general business environment. Understand and demonstrate sound thought processes as it relates to business cases, investment requests, forecasting, pricing, deal structures, and assessing strategic options.
  • Strong ability to influence and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including R&D, Global Sourcing, Finance, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Enterprise Marketing, Enterprise Contracting, Strategic Pricing, Legal, Inventory, Customer Service and others.
  • Serve as an effective and inspirational leader to the product management team and cross-functional teams supporting product management.
  • Take informed risk and be biased toward action.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred.
  • 8+ years experience in related field, preferred.
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time, some international.
  • Microsoft Office suite (nice to have: Microsoft Project experience)
  • Ability to multi-task and service a number of unrelated customers/tasks simultaneously

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, frontline supervisors and/or business support staff
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes, and customers
  • Interacts with subordinates, peer customers and suppliers at various management levels may interact with senior management
  • Interactions normally involves resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects
  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.