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Director, Health and Hospital Markets  
  posted: Aug. 27, 2014
 Offered by: 
Springer
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
About our company
Springer Science+Business Media is one of the most prestigious international scientific publishers of books, journals, and electronic media today, with subsidiaries and representatives all over the world. Our publications range from medicine to all fields of life sciences, and from mathematics to engineering. Wherever scientific research is carried out, highly qualified experts count themselves among Springer's authors, including a large number of Nobel prize winners. More than 7,000 people are employed by the Springer Group worldwide.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Your tasks
Reporting into the Vice President Corporate Market Development, the Industry Director will own and manage Springer�s product strategy for the Health & Hospital markets. Based on a deep market knowledge and the creation of an advisory network, the aim is to grow the offering of existing and new products. This includes M&A, product development and product management, working collaboratively with Editorial, Marketing and Sales, IT and Production and further other departments. The ultimate goal is to grow our presence in and offering to this market, which sales can translate into revenues.

The role will be accountable for the following responsibilities:

� Provide insights in key customers and create a community for feedback to test new ideas and generate leads for sales
� Provide insights on the market on key business developments (e.g. regulation, trends) and competitor offerings
� Generate ideas and leads for product presentation and development, both for existing products as well as new products including M&A opportunities
� Develop new and manage existing products relevant to this sector
� Adjust and implement the overall corporate business strategy for the particular market, working with editorial, sales, marketing, product development, market intelligence
� Be the face of Springer to health professionals
� Maintain a current knowledge about Springer�s business groups and offerings to optimize the overall business potential
� International travel as required for internal and external meetings
� Any other duties as requested by the Manager

Our requirements
Essential
� (Degree) qualification in relevant area (health sciences, pharma, biology) and commercial/management area or other proven equivalent experience
� Demonstrates a general understanding of the full range of available Springer products and services
� Computer literate, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Outlook
� Combines analytical skills with creative energy to turn observations into products and ideas
� Comfortable to network, build up advisory network, generate sales leads, speak at conferences and represent Springer�s offering for a particular industry in events and publications
� Experience in product development and/or management
� Demonstrates an ability to think strategically and create a clear vision, and delivers upon clearly defined goals
� Demonstrates a high degree of organisational and time management skills

Desirable
� Proven strong analytical and financial/commercial acumen to ensure business plans are commercially sound and can be delivered profitably
� Demonstrates an ability to influence across peer group and upon non-directly managed reports

Please apply using our online application system.

Visit our website at www.springer.com .

We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Springer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.
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Job #  10977
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