Johnson & Johnson Careers

Group Product Director, Neurovascular

Irvine, California
Product Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 8003170814

CERENOVUS, Johnson & Johnson’s Neurovascular Division (CNV), a member of the Medical Device group within Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) is recruiting for Group Product Director, Neurovascular.  The position will be located at the CSS campus in Irvine, CA.


The Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group consists of six diverse businesses aside from Neurovascular which serve a diverse base of customers in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Infection Prevention, Electrophysiology (EP), Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, and Reprocessing. 


CERENOVUS, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, is a global leader in neurovascular care. Our commitment to changing the trajectory of stroke is inspired by our long heritage and dedication to helping physicians protect people from a lifetime of hardship. CERENOVUS offers a broad portfolio of devices used in the endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.


The Group Product Director, Neurovascular will have responsibility for the Ischemic Stroke platforms within the Neurovascular (NV) franchise (i.e. Thrombectomy) in the US Region. This position will partner closely with Sales Management to support U.S. sales efforts, execute national programs, and develop regional plans.


The Group Product Director will execute new product launches in ischemic stroke, develop and execute educational programs, support the US sales team through co-travel and development of useful tools, build strong customer relationships, gather market intelligence, and execute various marketing projects and initiatives.


The position reports to the Senior Director, Marketing and will have significant responsibility including but not limited to: 

  • Establish overall goals and business planning process to ensure regional marketing activities meet both internal and external customer needs.
  • Work cross functionally with Sales, GSM, R&D, Professional Education, and other functions to maximize program opportunities.
  • Achieve U.S. business plan objectives of sales, gross profit, inventory and price on an annual basis.
  • Provide “first line” support to U.S. Sales team including technical support, co-travel to support selling efforts, building customer relationships, and gathering of market intelligence.
  • Support sales efforts by participating in sales activities aimed at converting or retaining key customers.
  • Partner with GSM team to launch new products in the U.S. market and ensure alignment with global launch strategy.
  • Work independently to lead the tactical execution of U.S. product launches including sales forecasting, inventory allocation, customer targeting, and coordination of regional & national trainings.
  • Partner with Sales Training to establish Product Training Plans.
  • Partner in the development of the professional education strategy for the US market as it relates to ischemic stroke; Ensure strong alignment with overall company strategy.
  • Provide input into development of company business plan and global product pipeline; Ensure frequent and efficient communications with the U.S. Sales team regarding company strategies, product launches, and other key initiatives.
  • Frequent engagement with US KOL’s to develop and sustain positive relationships through on site visits, lab and professional conference visits, personal communication and timely follow through. 

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Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of Marketing, Product Management AND/OR Brand Management is required.
  • Neurovascular or Peripheral medical device industry experience is required; Neurovascular industry experience is preferred.
  • Strong product marketing skills are required.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and launching new products, services and program is required.
  • Experience developing and executing successful business plans is required.
  • Experience interacting with key physician and/or surgeon customers and sales force is required.
  • Ability to partner and collaborate with important cross-functional stakeholders (e.g., Sales, Regulatory, Marcom) to develop strategies, solutions, or viable options relating to key issues or tasks is required.
  • Position requires 30% travel including weekends. Travel is primarily domestic, but may include some international travel.

Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Codman & Shurtleff Inc (6087)
Job Function
Product Management
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