Product Manager 1 – Aortic Digital Solutions – Can be remote in North America or Europe

Cook Group Incorporated


Aortic Digital Solutions is a small and relatively new team focused on expanding digital capabilities both internal and customer facing. This global role will be responsible for identifying, developing, executing, and maintaining new and existing digital systems and solutions within the Endovascular Aortic Repair space. The ideal candidate will have a passion for digital technology, be solution oriented and have a background in digital product management and software development, but we will consider applicants with other relevant backgrounds. This role will involve presenting and communciating to leadership in a way that helps to simply the complexity of this space. Previous experience of working with DICOM imaging systems would be beneficial and a background in the healthcare industry is preferred.

Assist in the development, and communication, of the global strategy for the assigned product line(s), and lead execution in alignment with specialty, division and company business goals, vision and strategy.

Manage total product life cycle (TPLC) of assigned product line(s) from idea inception to obsolescence.


Work closely with stakeholders within the Division, Marketing, company Functions, and Operational Units (including R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, Engineering, Operations, and other groups) to implement the strategy for assigned product line(s) and ensure consistency in priorities, policies, compliance, processes, structure, and projects.

Manage the financial health of product line(s) by setting appropriate pricing thresholds, managing margins and cost improvement opportunities, in collaboration with commercial business and other company teams.

Responsible for the availability and efficiency of assigned product line(s) within the TPLC; collaborate with functional teams and contribute to developing product retirement strategies when necessary.

Demonstrate and maintain an extensive understanding of relevant market trends, including case volume, the regulatory environment, healthcare economics and the TPLC.

Develop and drive the product pipeline for assigned product line(s).

Collaborate with relevant internal and external stakeholders to identify and establish design input requirements, in collaboration with strategic marketing and R&D.

Responsible to develop and execute an annual strategy and plan for assigned product line(s) containing drivers, limiters, and enablers.

Lead and complete large and complex projects in a timely manner for planned and unplanned product specific events including, but not limited to, product launches, backorders and recalls, through collaboration with strategic marketing, , sales, commercial business, regulatory, R&D, and manufacturing.

Works with privacy team to ensure new products are legally compliant including drafting DPRA/DPIA and liaising with external health care facilities

Works with IT sponsor to ensure divisional alignment

Completes validation process in line with IT requirements for new or updated solutions

Provides project oversight and system support to finance and procurement as required

Work cross functionally to create and provide training on new solutions

Assists with day to day management of existing systems as required

Meet all deadlines for product related responsibilities such as business planning, product forecasts, etc.

Meet deadlines and complete administrative tasks such as expenses, training, reporting, policy acknowledgements, etc. in a timely manner.

Attend meetings with customers to understand needs, gain feedback and support the overall business.

Within scope of responsibility, ensure all quality, regulatory, compliance and product specific

requirements are met.

Understand and be accountable for conducting Cook business with integrity and in compliance with applicable standards including Cook policies.


Required Experience:

College degree in related field and/or equivalent relevant experience.

At least 5 years relevant work experience, including but not limited to, product management, engineering, software development, sales and/or marketing.

Advanced degree (Masters or MBA or equivalent) may reduce the years of experience requirement.

Demonstrated experience leading projects or initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 5 years of experience in Product Management or equivalent in the medical device industry.

Knowledge, experience and/or willingness and ability to work with digital technology related to medical imaging, data security and/or order tracking.

Experience and/or willingness and ability to work with no code/low code software.

Models the company standards that others are expected to follow.

Demonstrates positive and constructive behaviors that drive team cooperation in achieving


Demonstrates excellent communication, leadership, and presentations skills.

Demonstrates the ability to think strategically.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

Ability to travel internationally, domestically and weekends as needed up to 50%.

Work under general office environmental conditions.

Subject to applicable federal, state or local law, proof of authorized COVID19 vaccination is required for this position.

Other Requirements:

Employee signs a non-competition and confidentiality agreements in relation to his/her

employment with Cook. Employee acts in compliance with company policies including but not

limited to, the Cook Employee Manual, Cook Code of Conduct, Cook Electronic Information

Policy, Product Complaints, HIPAA regulations and Cook Policy & Guidance on Interaction with

Healthcare Professionals.