Product Manager,Beijing in Nationwide China at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Job ID: LEI004946

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Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.  Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. 

Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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I.        GENERAL SUMMARY & OVERALL CHALLENGES

Based in Beijing/Shanghai/Guangzhou, the Product Manager, life science will implement the overall marketing activities in China to propel the business growth of life science segment.  The person will execute planning, product management, pricing, training & education, as well as other marketing activities.



II.        KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1.Provide significant input into the annual marketing plan, specifically: sales forecasts for each product line (taking into consideration past history, market trends, competitive activity and required sales effort), allocation of expenses between products (taking into consideration stage in product life cycle, potential for future growth and profit contribution, potential competitors), required sales promotion programme (taking into consideration marketing strengths relative to competitors, selling opportunities and customers’ needs and attitudes) and the marketing materials needed to accomplish the goals.

2.Obtain market intelligence through market research on customers, competitors, market potentials, and product competitiveness.

3.Ensures the transition from a classic marketing approach to online based tools.

4.Responsible for product launches and PLE in close cooperation with the ID.

5.Initiate conferences, seminars, workshops, demonstration and other marketing activities to build up good rapport with key opinion leaders, top-tier experts and other important customers.

6.Lead promotional activities and trade shows, working with developers, advertisers and product manager to market products and services.

7.Frequent communicate with sales and service functions to ensure the consistency of business strategy and the fulfilment of business goal.

Job Requirements



Qualifications



I.        REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION

a) Professional Experience

3+ years working experience in marketing or application support function  role with a sizable MNC.

b) Education

At least Bachelor’s degree in biology/engineering/Strike through or a relevant major.

c)  Language

Fluency in spoken and written Chinese and English is mandatory.

d) Travel (required estimated % of time)

30%

 



II.        PERSONAL TRAIT PROFILE

  • Proven successful track record in product management, marketing communication, market research, industry and competitor analysis.

  • Understanding of project sales business model is a must. Knowledge of life science research or healthcare products and computational imaging is highly preferred.

  • A team player with superior ability to lead, motivate and inspire a team.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and marketing innovation capabilities.

  • A quick learner with excellent listening skills.

  • Excellent presentation skills with good oral and written communication abilities.

  • Ability to think “out of the box”

  • Strong “can do” attitude

  • Willing to travel frequently

  • Above all, unquestionable ethics and integrity.

     



III.        KEY RELATIONSHIPS

a)  Internal

Reports directly to Marketing Manager, Life Science

b)  External

Customers, dealers, distributors



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