Why work with us?

Because here you have an opportunity to make a difference in the world. At priMED our mission is to ensure every customer is completely satisfied by using our agility, responsiveness and collaborative nature to solve their unique challenges. This single goal enables us to push boundaries and set new standards in world healthcare service and innovation.

Our teams are made of passionate, accomplished and creative people. Our culture is collective. We motivate each other. We trust each other.

We have fun. As a team member of priMED you are encouraged to challenge the status quo. If you are tenacious, resourceful and thrive in a fast-paced and supportive environment, you will fit right in.



Employee Benefits

Health Spending Account

Group RRSP Plan

Group Health Insurance

Employee Assistance Plan

Employee Wellness Plan

Scholarship Program

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Product Marketing Associate
Job Details 

Position Title: Product Marketing Associate
Position Type: Full-time, Permanent
Department: Marketing
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: January/February 2019

Position Overview

The Product Marketing Associate (PMA) is responsible for supporting the Product Managers to assist in the execution of their responsibilities.

The PMA is a key member of priMED’s success and requires exceptional collaboration, communication skills, team involvement, interpersonal skills and professionalism in order to perform day to day job tasks.

Departmental Overview

The Marketing Department is responsible for setting product requirements and defining and implementing market strategy including: offering, pricing, positioning, and promotion to drive the overall success of priMED’s global business.

Working Relationships

The Product Marketing Associate reports directly to the Vice President, Marketing and requires working relationships with all key departments in the organization. The PMA will work very closely with the Product/Program Management team as well as the Product Development team on different opportunities and projects.

External contacts include clients, suppliers, end users, and representatives from government and professional agencies. Some training and teaching of healthcare workers is involved.

Responsibilities

The Product Marketing Associate is responsible for supporting the Product Manager team in their responsibilities of overall product category strategy with the requirement to increase market share, profitability, and sustainability. The following is a list of the high level activities/deliverables:

  • Develop a deep understanding of priMED’s products and be the go-to resource for any internal or external information requests. This includes:
    • Product Inquiries
    • Internal Solutioning
    • NCR/CAPA Support
    • Project Management Support
    • Marketing Collateral
    • Cross-Referencing
    • Work with Quality Assurance to manage all category related complaints and Non-conformance Records.
    • Work with Graphic Designer to design corporate and private label artwork for product packaging, sales sheets, catalogues, collateral material, and advertising
    • Educate and train the priMED Sales Team, as it pertains to new products and specific sell strategies
    • Coordinate and assemble various promotional tools, such as sample binders
    • Support marketing on request for proposals and tender submissions.
  • Other assigned duties, as required.

Working Conditions

Attention is shifted from one job task to another frequently during the day. Therefore, time and priority management abilities in addition to excellent communication skills are essential for this position. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are also necessary.

Examples of mental effort include:

  • Processing, reviewing and revising various product literature
  • Interruptions come from requests for assistance or new tasks as directed
  • Managing various projects with differing timelines and deliverables
  • Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position
  • Concentration, computer skills, assembly skills, reading comprehension, personnel skills, etc.
  • Communicating with Customers, priMED Staff, and Senior Management will be required.

Examples of physical effort include:

  • Working in a seated or standing position, at a desk 6-7 hours/day
  • Lifting a box or other objects up to 60 lbs, as required.

Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary Education – Undergraduate Degree or College Diploma.
  • Strong track record for attention to detail and enthusiasm towards learning.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft Products including Access.
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated and measurable success in analyzing information and managing projects.
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry would be an asset.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret reports and other data.
  • Ability to use various analytical tools to meet job requirements
  • Organized problem solver capable of thinking quickly on their feet and excelling in a dynamic, performance-driven, results-oriented work environment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in analytical ability, coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours as per business requirements.

Hours of Work

The Product Marketing Associate is a full-time, permanent role. Typical office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. However, actual hours may vary depending on business volumes and work outside these hours may be required. Some travel may be required.

This position is available and interested applicants can submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via the application form.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NOTE: This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team members may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Senior Information Systems Manager
Job Details 

Position Title: Senior Information Systems Manager
Position Type: ManagerFull-time, Permanent
Department: Information Systems
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: January 2019

Position Overview

The Senior Information Systems Manager (SISM) is responsible for the management and function of the department and continuously monitor and improve upon the various IT and IS currently in place. The SISM will work closely with management and departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost effective technology solutions to enable business objectives. The SISM will be able to manage priMED’s platforms while looking for ways to grow the systems in a cost-effective way to meet future needs.

By reviewing and monitoring the IT infrastructure plan, creating an annual budget, and managing the IT contractor, the SISM will ensure that priMED’s team has continuous access to reliable computing and communication devices while ensuring ease of use and adequate security. Development and implementation of a vision for priMED’s IT systems will allow for a more collaborative work environment and greater success.

The continuous review and management of the internal systems development and support to meet priMED business requirements is a must. This is completed by ensuring systems are in place to ensure the reliability and operability of the databases and integrity of the data and reports being produced.

Departmental Overview

The Information Systems department is responsible for priMED’s global IT infrastructure and the maintenance and development of various Information Systems (IS) that are critical to priMED’s operation. This includes defining, developing and implementing IT policies, procedures and best practices that provide cost effective and secure IT systems and operations. By collaborating with various departments, the IS Department will ensure that the priMED team has secure access to reliable information which critical decisions are based upon.

Responsibilities

The following is a list of the high level activities/deliverables:

Information Technology

  • Work with managed service providers to ensure minimal downtime and lower repair costs
  • Monitor changing IT technologies and deliver an annual update to the executive team
  • Responsible for creating and administering disaster recovery plans that will keep the company functional in the event of a crisis
  • Determine and develop a case, the rationale and methods for upgrading corporate software and systems as needed
  • Define and implement IT policies, procedures, and best practices that provide cost effective and secure IT systems and operations
  • Participate in the research, evaluation and selection of new technologies
  • Manage financial aspects of the IS department including budget and reforecasts
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives
  • Participate in the negotiation and administration of vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems with a combination of internal and managed service staff
  • Participate in IT strategic and operational planning
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Information Systems

  • Work closely with department managers and team leads to define critical information needs, providing guidance regarding availability of data, capability of systems to deliver information needs, and subject matter expertise regarding current systems and emerging technology
  • Support and develop the priMED databases including Microsoft Access and SQL.
  • Research potential tools and solutions to meet the reporting needs of the company
  • Maintain effective communication with all team members to assure that information systems and technologies for current and future business requirements are provided, improved, and replaced as required
  • Demonstrate initiative in constantly reassessing business requirements and make suggestions that proactively address changing business needs
  • Ensure business requirements, work performed, and risks are captured, assessed, analyzed, documented and approved prior to implementation
  • Oversee provision of end-user services including defining criteria, procedures, quality objectives and metrics for assessing milestones/progress
  • Special projects and other tasks and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • University or College degree with specialization in Management Information Systems an asset
  • Minimum three years demonstrated industry experience managing IS and IT systems.
  • Minimum three years experience managing multiple, complex projects and leading project team members
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies, principles and practices
  • Knowledge of voice and AV conferencing equipment
  • Advanced proficiency and experience in Microsoft Access and SQL Databases
  • Working knowledge and experience with Accounting Software and Crystal Reports
  • Strong business and analytical skills including coding, configuring, testing, debugging, developing and maintaining application systems
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with relational databases, web and client-server concepts.

Other Assets

  • Excellent cost management and business case writing
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Hours of Work

The Senior Information Systems Manager works on a full-time basis. Typical office hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Work outside these hours may be required as needed. Some travel may be required.

This position is available and interested applicants can submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via the application form.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NOTE: This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team members may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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