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    Global Business Manager Biomaterials

    Job ID: 36963
    Date: Sep 29, 2020
    Job function: Marketing & Sales
    Experience level: Experienced Hire
    Business: DSM Innovation Center

    Global Business Manager Biomaterials

    DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

    Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

    More information can be found at .

    Within DSM Biomedical we have defined a new strategy, where a clear focus on our biomaterials in combination with our end-markets has led to the creation of a new position:

    Global Director Biomaterials Polyethylene and Coatings
    Location: Geleen, the Netherlands (Flexibility in work locations possible)

    What you can experience in this job

    You have the opportunity to step into this upstream marketing role, taking responsibility for the go-to-market approach and the strategy for bringing new products and services into the market. Together with a multidisciplinary team who share your passion for finding the best solutions for our customers, you will be able to implement new strategies and create tangible action plans. You will have autonomy to take decisions on a global level in the markets you will serve. It allows you to learn new skills and combined with a high visibility to the Leadership team you will have further possibilities to grow and develop you career in DSM. The position reports into the VP Global Commercial Biomedical.

    You’ll be responsible for:

    • Set the overall strategic direction and pricing for the specific biomaterials
    • Have overall P&L governance for Biomaterial authority across DSM Biomedical and be the owner of the Commercial P&L
    • Lead the Virtual Biomaterial Squad (multidisciplinary team) that is driving the delivery on the respective Biomaterial strategy
    • Create and develop product plans and set development priorities relative to the assigned biomaterials
    • Develops and executes customer requirements, business plans, product positioning and robust go-to-market plans

    What you can expect from us

    Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.

    What we look for in you

    We are looking for a senior marketing/business professional who is eager to step up, take responsibility and play an integral role in further strengthening our global commercial team.

    If you’re a team player who can work collaboratively with diverse functions and team members, to create longer commercial impact for DSM Biomedical, you are welcome here. You need to be passionate about customers and getting the best out of people without hierarchy, to serve our customers every single day. And passionate about being part of an organization that solves our world’s healthcare needs through sustainable science

    What we like to see in your experience:

    • Minimum 10 years of experience in Marketing, Product Management and/or Product Marketing; with at least 7 years in the medical device industry
    • Knowledge of biomaterials technology
    • Experience leading cross-functional teams
    • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred

    How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process

    Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal ( ).

    The procedure will generally be in line with the DSM application process outlined on the DSM career website. Due to privacy regulations we can only actively interact with applications via our career portal.

    For further information on the recruitment process, please contact David van der Velden, Talent Acquisition Business Partner (+31-6 46 94 13 62 or ).

    Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required . In the Recruitment process, we will use the Occupational Personality Questionnaire to provide insight on your learning adaptability, preferred operating style and motivation for this position.

    About DSM Biomedical - Solving our world’s healthcare needs through sustainable science

    DSM Biomedical is the global leader in biomedical solutions, trusted by our partners to shape the future of biomedical materials and regenerative medical devices. Our innovative solutions are focused on enhancing patient outcomes. DSM has been building successful partnerships with medical device and pharmaceutical companies for more than 30 years, benefiting 3.5M+ patients annually. Our team of 400+ biomedical specialists is constantly turning ideas into innovative materials and devices of the highest quality that address the unmet healthcare needs of today and tomorrow.

    Our innovative biomedical materials and process manufacturing technologies include Biomedical Polyethylenes, Biomedical Polyurethanes, Collagen Technology, Device Development and Extracellular Matrix (ECM) technology. With the broadest portfolio of advanced healing solutions, DSM advances care across specialties, including orthopedics, cardiovascular, diabetes management, neurology, ophthalmology, dental, soft tissue repair, wound repair, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and women’s health. The market is growing at a double-digit rate and is characterized by long term commitment. Intellectual property is of paramount importance in this high value-added market arena.

    Every day, we work to successfully address current issues and growing trends in healthcare to enhance the lives of patients worldwide by being our customers’ partner to reduce costs, improve long-term outcomes and meet the increased demand for medical services for our aging population who expect to live more active lifestyles. Within an increasingly complex healthcare landscape, we seek ways to develop products that contribute to accelerated healing with less trauma and faster recovery – helping our partners improve healing and enhance patient outcomes. DSM Biomedical is headquartered in Exton, PA (USA).

    We strive to be unrivaled experts in biomaterials, committed partners driving sustainable innovation in healthcare.

    More information can be found at

    Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see or connect on

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