Danaher Marketing Manager Jobs in South Africa

Danaher Marketing Manager Jobs in South Africa

Position Summary:

  • The Marketing Manager South Africa will have strategic ownership of marketing at Regional level and take a long-term view of their area of responsibility. They should have the capability to line-manage team members and be autonomous making good strategic decisions with minimal supervision.

    Countries within Region of Responsibility

  • South Africa

  • Zimbabwe

  • Lesotho

  • Eswatini

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the marketing and product management during the entire product life cycle of all product areas or marketing segments across the region to successfully achieve sales targets

  • Support the business needs of the Commercial organization

  • Partnering with the EMEA Marketing team, lead the development of the regional marketing strategy and demand generation plan, in line with the regional strategic growth initiatives

  • Manage the implementation of targeted demand generation campaigns across the region

  • Leverage existing processes to capture customer’s unmet needs and customer insights

  • Drive the segmentation of the market(s) and identify the most promising segments for efficient targeting. Identify the relevant target call points for maximum impact

  • Develop and communicate key messages, value propositions, marketing programs, and sales tools

  • Leverage digital marketing and create innovative routes to market

  • Prepare and support product launches

  • Engage with key experts to gain product endorsements; leverage testimonials to drive awareness and test demand campaigns

  • Set and control the budget and forecast for marketing

  • Measure and drive ROI by trying, measuring, learning and identifying the right (leading) indicators

  • Develop team members to reinforce the strategy within the region

  • Interact with Direct Markets across the region to obtain clear country marketing plans, provide guidance, training and support to ensure alignment with regional strategies

  • Perform competitive watch and adapt value proposition to win

  • High compliance and integrity standards and strict adherence to the Danaher policies"

    Training Responsibilities: (Required)

  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

  • Ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time.

    Minimum Requirements:

    Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of related work experience OR

  • Master’s degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience OR

  • Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years of work experience.

  • Regional product management and sales experience in Diagnostics or Device industries would be an advantage

  • Experience in Medical Device/Diagnostics/Pharma and relevant post graduate qualification would be an advantage

    Knowledge and skills:

  • Ability to work in a team environment and across an organization to drive results. Must be sensitive to multicultural environments.

  • Enthusiasm, strong interpersonal and motivational skills; scalable to future assignments.

  • Experience in the medical device, healthcare or diagnostics field is a strong advantage

  • Experience in dealing with the Public Sector market at Regional, National and Provincial level.

  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and written and presentation skills required, along with a strong financial and business acumen, flexibility and good judgement.

  • Needs to have a high degree of leadership and able to engage with and successfully influence others from colleagues and customers, ranging from lab technicians to clinical experts.

  • Significant experience within a fast-growing, complex solution-based business in a high technology product/service sector

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the organization including sales, service, technical support, marketing and business management functions.

  • Experience in developing commercial marketing strategies;

  • Proven record of building a strong organization; ability to manage, mentor and coach team to success

  • Proven successful record in marketing leadership and staff management, while functioning in a demanding, action-oriented environment. Must have proven credentials of building and leading a results focused high-performance team;

  • Demonstrated strong strategic and analytical skills as well as solid business acumen

  • Track record in attracting, hiring and retaining the highest quality talent

  • Strong Planning, Time Management, and Financial business acumen

  • Highly developed communication skills and ability to work effectively in global setup

  • Ability to timely make critical decisions


  • Travel 40% of the time

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Danaher Marketing Manager Jobs in South Africa

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