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Product Manager, Marketing Continence Care

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Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Winnersh, UKM, GB

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Winnersh 
Department: Marketing 


The Product Manager will oversee the implementation of the Hollister Continence marketing plan and become the market specialist for the Hollister Continence business. They will assist the Marketing Manager in the preparation of the Hollister UK marketing plan and the sales management team in the achievement of the Hollister UK sales targets.



Deploy Country Based Strategy – Upstream Marketing (in conjunction with Marketing Manager)

  • Actively develop and maintain relationships with KOL’s, Associations, Client and Consumer Advisory Boards to ensure accurate market and customer insights are folding into strategic planning
  • Support and conduct market and competitive research and clinician surveys as a means to further collect strategic insights, validate strategic plans and identify market trends
  • Support and provide input into Global Marketing regarding future product, evidence and health economic requirements

Develop/Deploy Product Strategy – Downstream Marketing

  • Support the implementation of the Hollister UK marketing plan and its part in the generation of the agreed sales plan
  • Deploy key marketing strategies & tactics to support functions in the organisation
  • Execute communications strategy for brand/new products ensuring alignment with Marketing Manager and UK Consumer and End-user marketing leads
  • Lead the development of marketing literature and assets to execute campaigns and communications activities in compliance with regulatory guidelines including securing Veeva approval (as content submitter for brand)
  • Support and lead product portfolio assessment work for the BU based on market needs and competitor assortments (in conjunction with Marketing Manager)
  • Analyse national market and sales data, highlight trends and distil insights including competitor strengths and weaknesses
  • Analyse research findings, distilling and sharing actionable insights across the Business Unit and with the wider Marketing Team
  • Keep updated on reimbursement, regulatory and healthcare policy & trends as part of developing knowledge of the UK healthcare landscape
  • Drive cross functional collaboration and partnerships within the BU with sales & nursing teams coordinating category team meetings (CTM’s) on a monthly basis to secure market insights and campaign updates
  • Co-travel with field sales and nursing team members to understand the issues they face (campaign execution), customer needs and market changes
  • To provide appropriate marketing support and initiatives to the Continence Sales and Nursing Teams in order to achieve Hollister growth and sales plans
  • Manage appropriate new product and/or service introductions, liaising with other Hollister departments and with the appropriate authorities and government departments (including Drug Tariff and C+D)
  • Represent the UK Marketing team within global Continence meetings, as deemed appropriate enabling effective representation of the UK Continence business interests
  • To become the Continence business and product specialist; a source for market and competitor product and company information by supporting in-market visits and customer events
  • Work with Clinical Education colleagues to assist in the management of the Clinical Education curriculum/offer supporting the delivery of product content as required
  • Facilitate the management of supply and demand for the product portfolio; update and present supply chain forecast together with the trade teams including Fittleworth
  • Event management: responsible for planning, promoting, organising the set up, and ensuring the smooth running of an event
  • Product training and onboarding lead
  • Social media campaign planning together with the digital team

Finance Management/Budgets, Planning and Forecasting

  • Ensure marketing activities are implemented within budget
  • Monitor marketing campaign effectiveness, reporting on Return of Marketing Investment (ROMI) and other campaign metrics/KPI’s
  • Monitor new product launches and movement, revise forecast numbers, monitor revenue performance and provide additional marketing support where needed to achieve revenue targets
  • Contribute to BU annual planning process with product/brand sales input
  • Track and provide accurate forecasts for new products to BU and GMO as part of Hollister's SPRING business cases


Essential Functions of the Role**:

  • Able to travel to the Winnersh Head Office on a regular basis as agreed with line manager


Work Experience Requirements

  • 2 years Marketing Experience (preferable)
  • Understanding of UK healthcare and NHS landscape
  • Internal Hollister candidate with a desire to work in Marketing


Education Requirements:

  • Overall good education and results is essential
  • Education to degree level is desirable, although not essential
  • CIM qualifications or working towards CIM


Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build key internal and external relationships
  • Results oriented
  • Assertive but empathetic
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise activities
  • Ability to work on own initiative; Self-starter
  • Multi-tasking capability
  • An enthusiastic and reliable team player
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Meet tight deadlines
  • Understanding of basic financial data
  • Able to flex their communication style amongst the organisation
  • Ability to influence with impact upwards in the organisation as well as peer to peer


Local Specifications (English and Local Language):

Fluent in English – Written and Verbal 

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops,manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services. 

Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 31587

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