Job details

Senior Global Product Manager - New Products (m/f)

Release Date

11. Feb 2018

Place of work

Basel - Switzerland

Functional area

Product + Business Management

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Professionals (experienced, specialists)

Employment Type


About us

Join us and become part of our Global Product Management Team. We are looking for you as Sr. Global Product Manager – New Products (with proven track record in dental industry).

Drive product innovation from conception to launch: as part of our Global Product Management Team SDIS (Straumann Dental Implant Systems), you bridge technical, clinical and marketing worlds with your great collaboration and communication skills. One of your strengths is the ability to lead interdisciplinary launch teams in a matrix environment, comprising units such as Clinical Research, Medical Marketing, Marketing Communications, our international subsidiaries, and many others. With your capability to break down complex challenges into executive steps, you will support us in reaching our ambitious targets

Your tasks

  • Be product champion for assigned projects and regular interact with customers to gain deep insight on product usage and performance in comparison to competitive products
  • Identifies, collects and assesses market and customer needs; transforms them into System and Product Requirements in close collaboration with R&D
  • Writes Medical Marketing Plan, defines the product claims, drives pre-clinical and clinical study planning and tracks progress
  • Elaborates pricing of new products based on overall positioning and is responsible for value analysis of new product & competitors.
  • Drives market introduction, oversees and supports local product managers during local launch

Your profile

  • Academic degree in life sciences, technical, business administration or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Product Management or related functions, in medical device industry with proven track records within dental industry
  • Experience in Project Management and in managing product development projects from concept to launch
  • Local and global product manager experience, with 3+ years in a global role
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and a highly dynamic environment
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and high level of initiative


We offer...

  • A creative, inspired and engaged team on a mission: #WeRockDentistry
  • The ability to take ownership for your solution field as an expert
  • The chance to create your footprint in the dental industry
  • An informal, hands-on working environment with opportunities to grow - it's fun to work with us
  • An attractive package - not only money
  • Remarks

    Please note: This is not a position for job starters - we count on your experience.

    Veronica Haber, HR Partner, is your first contact for further questions you might have. Please apply via our online application system and do not send your application via E-Mail.

    For this position we are not asking for profiles of HR Consultancies and Recruiting Agents. Please respect this.

    Contact Information

    Send your application to

    Institut Straumann AG
    Peter Merian-Weg 12
    4002 Basel
    +41 61 965 11 11