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Global Product Manager, Marketing, Respiratory

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

Marketing & Communications, Product
Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

**Please note: All correspondence will be sent from our Olympus domain (@Olympus.com). If you receive correspondence from an entity other than @Olympus.com, it is likely not legitimate.

Job Description

The Global Product Manager is a member of the Global Respiratory business unit and is responsible for supporting innovation and product development initiatives to drive future portfolio growth within Olympus’ Lung Cancer portfolio. Role will contribute to identifying, accessing, and prioritizing global market opportunities, technologies, and geographic expansion opportunities. This includes understanding market/technology needs, analyzing the competition, and assessing viability of new business opportunities (organic, inorganic, market development).

Experience conducting voice of customer and primary market research is required, along with the ability to develop a deep understanding of customer need. This individual will work collaboratively with team members across Olympus to execute on initiatives and provide recommendations on future projects and investments. This role will play an important role in contributing to the development of future portfolio and product pipelines.

The right candidate will have a strong agility to successfully pivot between various responsibilities required of this role. This role requires the ability to develop and apply broad knowledge regarding customer needs, value chain, market structure, and medical solution offerings. The ideal candidate enjoys creative problem solving and the ability to generate compelling investment stories / business plans. They will apply a strong, data-driven approach to their work and will also be an expert communicator (oral, written, presentation).

Job Duties

  • Develop intimacy with the markets, competitors, and solutions relating to the Respiratory business unit’s Lung Cancer business by conducting market research, engaging with HCPs, attending conventions, and visiting customers.
  • Partner with global product management teams, global market intelligence, corporate and business unit strategy functions, medical affairs, research and development, and commercial organizations to support business case assessments
  • Help identify opportunities for new technologies and market development opportunities that support the Respiratory strategy; assess viability of such opportunities and develop business cases for their development
  • Support innovation initiatives and act as global marketing core team member on assigned projects
  • Conduct analysis of the Respiratory portfolio and help prioritize organic, inorganic, clinical, and market development investments; ensure those investments are aligned with the Respiratory business unit strategy
  • Drive market opportunities assessment to completion and present key findings and recommendations to leadership

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in science, engineering, finance, marketing, healthcare, or related field is required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience within the healthcare space (medical devices, diagnostics, corporate strategy, upstream marketing, downstream marketing, project management, analytics, R&D).
  • Strong clinical competency and analytical skills required.
  • Ability to work overtime, including evenings and weekends from home, on occasion.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 15-25% monthly to visit customers, Olympus business sites, and attend trade shows and events.
  • Travel a minimum of 25 % (including international)
  • Occasional evening and weekend work from home required
  • Other projects and duties as necessary and assigned


  • MBA degree in business analytics strongly preferred.
  • Respiratory product experience is viewed as helpful.
  • Experience identifying unmet needs, creating concepts, and implementing solutions following the biodesign innovation process for health technology is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to lead project teams
  • Experienced in designing and executing voice of customer research.
  • Self-motivated individual with track record of establishing and executing on goals and successfully leading cross-functional teams for the same.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proven track record identifying and developing new business opportunities.
  • Superior writing, composition, English grammar skills a must.
  • Well-developed verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse teams across the global in a large, multi-national matrixed organization
  • A proven record of consistently following through on commitments. Maintains and communicates realistic schedules and meets or beats deadlines.
  • Experience developing pricing and market models, forecasts, strategies, and programs and integrating their outputs into business plans that achieve the envisioned results.
  • Knowledge of the Company products and its competitive landscape such as device regulations that govern commercial activity.
  • Proven problem solving and project management skills in a product management role.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at OCAAccommodations@olympus.com. If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Marketing