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Product Specialist Czech Republic

Posted On:  13-Aug-2019
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

At Terumo, we enhance lifesaving medical technologies for the benefit of society. Are you eager to contribute to people's health and patients' wellbeing? We'll challenge you to become a master in your field of expertise. You can invest your talents in balance with your personal aspirations - live and work in harmony. Built on our Japanese origins; we are driven by respect, ownership and continuous improvement. It is at the heart of everything we do. This is how we make a difference in the lives of patients, customers and associates.

Department Info

The Emerging Markets Division (EEM) serves Central and Eastern Europe, Israel and the CIS-countries. We operate in more than 20 nations where we maintain long-term partnerships with local distribution companies. Currently, our diverse and motivated team consists of 30 people, fluent in 10 of the languages spoken in our region. This diversity combined with our experience contributes to our understanding of the specific needs of local markets. We are looking for an additional Product Specialist (PS), who will report to the Market Development Manager (MDM).  You will focus on the Terumo Interventional Systems (TIS) Products.

Job Summary

As Product Specialist, you provide directed product support education, training and insight in the proper use of specialty medical devices in selected diagnostic and interventional procedures.  You will focus on the Czech Republic first, later also Slovakia and Hungary. 

Job Responsibilities

As Product Specialist, you have a wide product knowledge and you meet internal and external marketing coordinators to implement the defined appropriate product and technical support.

You play a key role in the achievement of sales and profit targets: you support all sales activities for the EEM team;
You set, together with the MDM, the targets and price levels and follow up on results. You assist the MDM in analyzing all problems, related to your product group, and propose and plan corrective actions in order to reach the objectives and targets. You assist to obtain the gross profit of the business and the sales development for TIS product group.

You have the opportunity to expand sales portfolio, implementing defined strategies and developing tactics in order to improve the sales and profitability of your TIS product group together with the Sales Manager. You maintain excellent relation with external official parties, authorities and organizations. You assist in introducing new products.

As Product Specialist, you train internal and external customers: you provide highly specialized technical training and you possess the ability to proctor physicians, nurses and other medical personnel in procedures where our devices are used. You provide in-services and presentations on technologies, medical devices and on specific procedures to customers and you ensure that our TIS products are used appropriately regarding patient safety and intended use.

In your role, you also collaborate with internal teams on the research, development, implementation and maintenance of product training support materials, programs and initiatives in the field setting.

Profile Description

You have a master degree in Medical or Paramedical orientation.

You have minimum 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience in similar position (and minimum 3 years’ experience working in medical device industry). You possess also some good practical knowledge of Sales & Marketing techniques.

You enjoy working in an international environment; you are fluent in English and Czech (written and spoken) and have preferably knowledge of another language.

You are recognized as a flexible team player, while being able to work independently, prioritizing you own work and maintaining the confidentiality of information.

You demonstrate a positive attitude, are pro-active, have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and can work under pressure and within short time constraints

You are flexible to travel intensively internationally.

Offer

We offer you an exciting position as Product Specialist in an international medical devices company. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and promotion of our highly innovative products. We are Appreciative of others, Guided by our mission, Empathetic to patients, Committed to excellence and Striving for innovation. We also strongly value lifelong learning.

You share our values and want to work for a company offering a competitive salary with extra benefits?

Contact Person

Apply via our website with your resume in English and a motivation letter thar stands out. 

Terumo Europe is a core player in the EMEA healthcare market. We are a strong actor of the Terumo Corporation (Japan), producing, distributing, marketing and selling a vast range of medical devices. Terumo Europe EMEA headquarters and production facilities are located in Leuven (Belgium) with sales and marketing offices across the EMEA region.

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