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Product Manager Clinical Microbiology French Speaking Africa

Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Marketing

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux conceives, develops, produces and markets diagnostics solutions (systems, reagents, software and services) intended for clinical and industrial applications, which determine the origin of a disease or a contamination to improve the health of patients and insure consumer safety.

bioMérieux is present in 44 countries and serves more than 160 countries with the support of a large network of distributors. Its corporate headquarters are located in Marcy l’Étoile, near Lyon, in France.

Joining bioMérieux is choosing to be a part of an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a human-centered corporate culture.

Our Company offers numerous opportunities for professional development. You want to  help save lives across the globe? Join the 13,000 employees of bioMérieux!




bioMérieux Afrique Occidentale et Centrale  recruits a Product Manager Clinical Microbiology French Speaking Africa. The position is based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He/She will ensure, in alignment with the strategy, that all conditions are met to develop the business by reaching the objectives commitments, to the organization for the Microbiology range. 


What will be your responsibilities?


•   Develop and formalize local market and customer understanding to feed the local marketing plan

•   Build and executes the local marketing plan, involving all necessary internal functions in alignment with the global marketing strategy.

•   Supports product life cycle including feed-backs and adjustments to local requirements.

•   Lead all activities to maintain, launch (go to market), and withdraw (go out of market)  bioMérieux products and services of his/her perimeter: solution, value promotion and extraction, message and communication channels for each key stakeholder.

•   Align and embarks all internal and external business partners needed to execute the plan through: a clear communication of the strategy, ensure people are trained and make sure that their incentive plan is aligned with the strategy execution, ensure metrics are consistent and actionable. 

•   Develop a measurement plan to assess the efficiency of their marketing activities and its customers and business impact.

•   Contribute to budget, Strategic Plan and Commercial kick-off.

•   Ensure alignment and communication between global, regional and local marketing organizations.



Who are you?



-   Bachelors required; Post Graduate degree in Microbiology and Business/Marketing highly preferred

-   5 years’ experience minimum in Marketing


Skills and Qualifications

  • Good knowledge of diagnostic environment
  • Strong analytical, communication and motivation skills
  • Strong business acumen along with demonstrated work ethic, integrity and professional conduct
  • International mindset and ability to adjust in multicultural environment
  • Ability to prioritize, decide and execute
  • Ability to connect, facilitate and lead multifunctional team work 
  • Fluent in English




Working at bioMérieux means being involved long term with a pioneering, visionary and constantly growing company that allows its employees to live a stimulating and inspiring experience in a fulfilling work environment

Our internal mobility policy offers numerous opportunities for each of our 13 000 employees to blossom throughout their career, while respecting each employee’s individual talents as well as their personal and professional development.

At bioMérieux, over 200 professions - both scientific and non-scientific - offer our employees the opportunity to broaden their fields of expertise and develop cross-functional careers. We provide a rewarding experience in an international company that brings together talents from diverse backgrounds, thus fostering a daily aspiration to go beyond the limits.

Helping improve public health around in the world : our mission gives purpose to every profession practiced within the company.

bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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