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Market Manager - Continence Care


Peterborough, GB

Job Family:  Marketing
Country/Region:  United Kingdom
Market Manager - Continence Care 

Market Manager, Continence Care

Do you want to work with truly innovative and market leading products, and be at the centre of driving the strategy for one of Coloplast’s largest business areas?

About us

Coloplast is a market leading company with a strong record for product and service innovation. We work in close partnership with the NHS and individual healthcare professionals to support and drive the best clinical solutions and services to patients. We offer great career opportunities plus a strong benefits package for our staff, and our people are at the centre as we work to make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.

The role

This is a unique opportunity to work in a growing global company with a market leading sales and marketing operation in the UK and Ireland. Marketing plays a critical role in our success, ensuring that we have the best products, campaigns, and long-term strategy to effectively meet the needs of our customers and consumers.

As Market Manager for Continence Care you will play a key role in the Continence Care Marketing team and be responsible for driving and implementing the strategy for one of our largest and fastest growing product portfolios. You will report to the Head of Continence Care Marketing and have leadership responsibility for a small team within a wider team of 11 talented individuals.


The ideal candidate will be an experienced and enthusiastic marketer who can take a strategic and operational view of the market and identify growth opportunities. You will possess strong leadership experience, and have qualities including confidence, integrity, and self-awareness, and you will bring out the best in your team. 


This role will provide you with exposure to the Senior Leadership Team as well as the Global Marketing Team. It is imperative that you demonstrate your passion and commitment to making a difference for people with intimate healthcare needs, whilst living the Coloplast values.


Whilst our UK Head Office is in Peterborough, we do understand that part remote working can be entirely successful. You will be working with stakeholders in the Peterborough office and across the UK, therefore some time will be spent in Peterborough and some time may be spent travelling, depending on the periodic demands of the role.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Setting and driving the strategy for our Intermittent Self Catheterisation (ISC) portfolio, including all marketing initiatives related to our SpeediCath brand.
  • Driving market and competitor understanding and tracking performance to generate and share insights, and inputting into forecasting, budgets, and business planning.
  • Developing and implementing campaigns to drive brand awareness and adoption among healthcare professionals and consumers through omni-channel approach.
  • Collaborating with Consumer Market Manager to set our consumer marketing strategy, and work in partnership with Digital Activation Team to implement it. 
  • Liaising with and inputting to Global product development and working with our Global Marketing team to influence global initiatives, as representative of the largest market in Coloplast.
  • Leading on local launch planning and execution and building relationships to effectively collaborate with all relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure success and drive growth.
  • Developing effective working relationships and become a trusted partner with all levels of the sales teams, convincing and inspiring sales to follow marketing and brand vision. Prepare and present campaigns and materials at national and regional sales events.
  • Leading a team consisting of Associate Market Manager and Marketing Assistants, providing support and development opportunities to ensure each individual achieves their potential.

Education and Experience required:

  • BSc/MSc in business, marketing or health sciences or qualified by experience
  • Extensive experience of working in marketing with a healthcare focus
  • Minimum of 2 years people management experience
  • Proven strong strategic and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage and build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Need more information

For more information please email GB_Recruitment@coloplast.com  


Please submit your application as soon as possible, interviews will likely take place in January.

Coloplast Limited is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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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