Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
The Job's Mission
Based in Amsterdam, the Marketing Director Neurovascular EMEA will have ownership of the existing and future product portfolio and will report directly to the Vice President Neurovascular EMEA. The successful candidate will have responsibility for formulating and executing an effective strategic sales & marketing plan to drive above market growth and share gains and while maximizing new product launches and optimizing key customer relationships across Europe & EEMEA.
The leader will be responsible for planning, organizing, leading all product related activities of the Neurovascular business to deliver sustainable growth and drive profitability in EMEA. Specific responsibilities include delivering, development and implementation of strategic product marketing strategy including budgets, financial plans. Collaboration is essential and driving engagement with key stakeholders across the organization to ensure delivery of appropriate tools and messaging internally and externally.
Who we want:
Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
What will you do:
Be a core member of the Neurovascular Leadership team and play a key role in the development of cross functional business strategies. All the time driving performance excellence in Sales/Marketing systems and processes for Stryker's Neurovascular business. Drive and deliver on upstream global business linkages and define portfolio strategy.
Lead the product or portfolio strategy, linking goals to company-wide strategy
Establish long-term vision for product or portfolio brand structure across business segment to match company strategic vision
Set direction for the development of product-specific marketing campaigns
Predict industry trends and marketplace developments relevant to business analytics.
Lead analysis of the organization's current and potential competitive environment and strategies
Evaluate impact of marketing strategy on the P&L
Develop organizational direction and best practices for the management of current and future sales channel strategy
Foresee the impact of market and competitive factors on the business strategic choices
Play a key role in business development initiatives
Champion technology, organization and culture changes as required by business needs
Proactively look for opportunities for collaboration within and across businesses/divisions and initiate and manage change
Champion emerging business opportunities considering synergies across multiple businesses and/or geographies
Leadership for marketing team including talent acquisition, development and growth.
Establish strong collaborative relationships with US Marketing teams
Establish and cultivate close relationships with key opinion leaders across EMEA
What are we looking for?
Bachelor's degree and an MBA/Business Masters is desirable
Proven track record in International marketing and/or sales management/leadership in a multinational medical device company. A combination of marketing and P&L experience is ideal.
Minimum of 7 years' marketing experience in medical devices/disposables/ capital equipment.
4+ years of people management experience highly preferred
Proven experience in implementing initiatives resulting in significant market share growth and delivery on financial commitments.
Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies
What We Offer:
A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
Market leading and quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK