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Merck: Global Product Manager for Test strips in Water and Food Analytics

Merck is currently advertising a post for a Global Manager for Test strips in Water and Food Analytics in Darmstadt, where you will work in a team with one of our Alumni who kindly forwarded the job advert.

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Global Product Manager for Test strips in Water and Food Analytics (m/f) (Req ID 172641)

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancement in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:
As part of our global strategic Product Management team for Water, Environmental and Food Analytics, you will define and manage global product life cycles along our market position of our global mobile Analytics Test Strips portfolio.
Execute the global marketing plan, conduct training and sales support activities for global commercial teams and customers. Implement your customer insight into the business strategy to e.g. drive new product & technologies into the market. Translate your market insights into your new innovation strategy, identify business opportunities and act as R&D counterpart in new product development.
Be involved in inter-departmental projects, liaise with internal and external stakeholders, customers and Key Opinion Leaders in collaborations globally.

Who you are:
• Master degree, PhD or equivalent in Science (e.g. Chem/Bio/Biotech)
• Preferred 3-5 years professional working experience in Product Management or Water/Food/Environmental Analytics
• Strong communication skills in German and English
• big-picture thinking, strong analytical skills, will to learn and contribute ideas
• Highly self-organized, enjoy independent working cross-functionally in global projects
• Willingness to travel globally (10%)

What Merck offers:
At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!