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Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Valencia (CA), United States

Senior Analytics & Strategy Manager

Covid Protocol:

Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova, we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all of our newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card or other documentation, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova. Please also know that Sonova will provide accommodations to qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue or pregnancy.

 

What you'll do:

Purpose of the Job Support-numbers driven decision making across commercial / overall business.  Lead key projects supporting global business success such as Strategic Planning.

Tasks & Responsibilities   Key Responsibility areas: Business Strategic planning, Commercial strategy & Pricing, Global market models and Supporting and driving(where applicable) Marketing initiatives.

 

Commercial Strategy and Excellence / Commercial Strategy and Excellence Lead

Lead Annual Business strategic planning process. 

 

This will include aligning on the overall process and strategy with VP of Marketing, Division President and with other key leaders from business Sr. Leadership Team. 

 

lead the process and engagement across subject matter experts across functions in order to perform necessary analysis and create strategies that roll up to a final plan. 

 

Lead Commercial strategy and Pricing

Lead Competitive Intelligence process development to identify, analyze, and evaluate market opportunities with strong potential for customer/consumer value creation and provide framework for evaluation

Maintain view of competitive market and product-market fit

Lead efforts with the Franchise Leadership Teams to drive a strong product roadmap, by aggregating and analyzing competitive actions and provide Competitive strategies.

Use competitive intelligence analyses to provide strategic insights and recommendations at PSG for product-market fit assessments of product roadmap

Develop Global Market and competitive pricing strategy

understand market and competitive pricing trends and work with cross-geo and external best practices to drive increased pricing strategy on a global basis.

Spearhead creation and measurement of commercial excellence metrics to help identify  key trends relating to commercial success ( financial data to put together simple tracking reports) . This data will focus but will not be limited tracking of pricing among various global geographies and market segments. 

 

Assess internal and external data sources to represent AB performance relative to the market and key competitors both in terms of acute and long-term performance. 

Will also be responsible for all Investor Relations business analysis and inputs in line with Finance leadership.

Lead and support Marketing initiatives

Will also promote and mentor other marketing personnel as they drive revenue and business forecasting relating to new product and other commercial initiatives.

Manage functional metrics and drive assessment of key marketing initiatives – Own L2 Daily Management process for Marketing and ensure that each Marketing subfunction is appropriately tracking actions and measuring success with appropriate metrics. 

Work with Marketing subfunctions to understand how marketing initiatives / investments affect both B2B and B2C funnel advancement.  This will involve working with CRM, market development and Product Management teams.

Promote and mentor other marketing personnel as they drive revenue and business forecasting relating to new product and other commercial initiatives

 

This position can be remote with as needed travel. 

 

What you bring to the team:

Basic Education     BS     MS / MBA / PHD

Further Education          

Work Experience    5-10 years  

        

Social Competencies       

•        Strong demonstrated communications ability, experience and comfort communicating to executive audiences

•        Strong natural curiosity with demonstrated ability to quickly learn and come to speed with new responsibilities and material      

 

Professional Competencies       

•        Class 3 implantable device experience a must, ideally brings both commercial and technical experience

•        Demonstrated experience in analytical roles such as consulting or other strategy oriented jobs

        

Our offer:

  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

 

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.

 

 

 

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.