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Product Owner Project Manager

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Product Owner Project Manager

Product Owner / Project Manager for Oticon Medical 
Do you have a strong technical background in the Cochlear Implant business, a commercial attitude and experience in the medical device industry as product manager? Are you motivated by translating market inputs into technical features? 
Then you might be a good match for Oticon Medical. You will be located in the French part of our HQ, in the beautiful and lively Cote d’Azur - just outside Nice.

The Product Owner / Project Manager at Oticon Medical contributes to define and establish the product portfolio of the medical imaging / 3D reconstruction model of the company, making sure to launch the right products at the right time within the right markets. 
As an important link between the markets and the rest of the organization, this individual understands the market trends, translates them into product features, defines the USPs and the main claims, and (s)he is an important contributor to the development of the overall product portfolio.


Key responsibilities
Frontloading activities:
•    Identifying relevant market insights through interaction with professionals, end users, sales organization, R&D, Customer Service and rest of the Surgical Program. 
•    Developing, maintaining, and growing relationships with key customers and KOLs.
•    Define the evidence roadmap to support the product
•    Define the business plan of a product, focusing on Value, Effort, Time, market Needs and in alignment with the global Strategy
•    Partnering with the rest of the Surgical Program during the development of products, ensuring that the point of view of the customer and the patient is included in product specifications.
•    Cooperating with the Clinical Research Dept and the technical team to execute the evidence roadmap
•    Establish development strategy to market release (Internal Vs External)


•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in product management and or project management with solid business acumen and knowledge of the medical device market environment is required.
•    A bachelor's degree is required. Postgraduate degree is preferred. PMP is a plus.
•    A previous experience with Medical imaging is a plus.
•    Shows solid opinion about trends, necessary product improvements, and a natural interest in consumer behavior and competitive product strategies.  
•    Good organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks through effective prioritization in order to meet tight deadlines in an environment of competing priorities.
•    Skilled at effectively communicating and collaborating with multiple stakeholders in a matrix organization.
•    Proactive, strong problem-solving skills, comfortable in challenging existing practices and the status quo.
•    Strong individual contributor, with the ability to also work well in a team. Speaks up when important information or questions must be raised and takes action when issues must be addressed.
•    Excellent presentation skills
•    Fluent in English. Knowledge of other European languages is a plus
•    Willing to travel up to 10% of the time (when the Covid pandemics will be over).


Our commitment to making a difference
Together with skilled colleagues, you are part of a dynamic environment based on trust and openness, and you will experience a strong passion for our patients. We are a growing international company where everybody supports the business by making sure we successfully bring the best experience with our products to our users. You will be working in a bright and open workplace, where a flexible working environment, knowledge sharing and professional respect makes it meaningful to go to work.

Because sound matters

Oticon Medical is a global company in implantable hearing solutions, dedicated to bringing the magical world of sound to people at every stage of life. As part of the Demant group, a global leader in hearing healthcare with 15,000 people in over 130 countries, we have access to one of the world’s strongest research and development teams, the latest technological advances and insights into hearing care.

Our competencies span more than a century of innovations in sound processing and decades of pioneering experience in hearing implant technology. We work collaboratively with patients, physicians and hearing care professionals to ensure that every solution we create is designed with users’ needs in mind. We share an unwavering commitment to provide innovative solutions and support that enhance quality of life for people wherever life may take them.
Because we know how much sound matters.