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Head of Ostomy Care Marketing


Peterborough, GB

Job Family:  Marketing
Country/Region:  United Kingdom
Head of Ostomy Care Marketing 

Coloplast is looking for an experienced marketing leader who will be responsible for the largest business area in Coloplast UK. You will both responsible for developing the strategy for continued growth and own the implementation, and in doing so work across a large organisation, both locally and globally.


About us

Coloplast is a dynamic, market-leading company with the mission of making life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.  We work in close partnership with the NHS and healthcare professionals to develop and provide the best products and services to our customers.  We offer great career opportunities, a strong benefits package, and a supportive working environment where we are driven by helping our customers improve their quality of life.


The role


  • Leadership of the Ostomy Marketing Team
  • Directly responsible for portfolio revenue delivery across HCP and Consumer channels
  • Development and implementation of the marketing strategy for ostomy in the UK through a multi-channel approach ensuring we deliver through each strategic channel to maximise marketing value
  • Oversees new product launches and the development of marketing campaigns including promotion, pricing, and product improvement initiatives
  • Improves profitability by increasing marketing effectiveness and ROI through all channels
  • Develops and manages strategic relationships with key opinion leaders and patient associations
  • Is the expert in the market, competitive environment and develops a strong perspective of future market trends
  • Actively involved in representing the UK in the Global Business forums
  • Drive Medical and consumer education in line with the business strategies
  • Is a role model and coach for the whole marketing team

You will report to the Vice President of Marketing


We are looking for someone with extensive Marketing experience. The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Leverage analytical skills to make decisions that grow the business and increase marketing effectiveness
  • Communicate effectively – be able to articulate complex viewpoints and arguments with clarity and purpose, and have the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation including top management
  • Quickly, clearly and concisely make strategic recommendations with supporting rationale
  • Be a trusted partner with all levels of the sales and nursing team, convincing and inspiring sales and the nursing group to follow marketing and brand vision.
  • Be the a leader who leads the team through active listening and strong leadership of tasks and people
  • Finally, we want someone who appreciates/has experience in development of people, ensuring everyone has the chance to fulfil their potential


Need more information?

If this position has your interest, please do not hesitate to contact Kelly Rippon (HR Business Partner) on GB_Recruitment@coloplast.com



Please apply as soon as possible.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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