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Sr. Principal Product Manager, Surgical Robotic Systems


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Sr. Principal Product Manager, Surgical Robotic Systems


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Post Date:

Oct 27, 2020

Careers That Change Lives

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

SURGICAL INNOVATIONSsets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

The Medtronic Surgical Robotics Business is working to expand global access to care through a portfolio of robotic solutions. Together, we will transform surgical care by expanding access, providing differentiated solutions, reducing variability, and improving patient outcomes.

A Day in the Life

The Product Consultant, Surgical Robotic Systems, is responsible for leading the upstream marketing for new surgical robotic systems as the company prepares to enter the $3B surgical robotics market. As a member of the global marketing team, the individual will be responsible for generating global customer insights, establishing customer requirements, and building the strategic roadmap for our robotic system product platform.

Customer Insight Generation:

+ Generate actionable customer insights by executing primary and secondary research, visiting surgeons / customers, participating in advisory board discussions, attending society meetings and engaging regional partners

+ Represent voice of the customer in team discussions to guide trade-offs and product feature / design decisions

New Product/Solution Development:

+ Collaborate with surgical robotics team functional leaders to advance new product/solution opportunities from ideation to active product development

+ Represent marketing on cross-functional new product development teams to define project scope and prioritize / validate customer needs

+ Lead development of go-to-market strategy, value proposition and key claims

+ Develop and update financials, and ensure team alignment with key assumptions

New Opportunity Assessment:

+ Evaluate the strategic and financial attractiveness of growth opportunities, including disruptive technologies, minimally invasive/robotic surgery solutions and advanced therapies/products to improve patient outcomes.

+ Conduct in-depth assessment of new markets and emerging technologies / therapies to recommend the best entry strategy for Medtronic

+ Develop and present business cases to justify investment in the new opportunities

Business Development Assessment:

+ Collaborate with functional and regional partners (Business Development, Regional Marketing, RD, Medical/Clinical/Regulatory Affairs, Finance) to evaluate potential targets

+ Lead market assessment and business case development

+ Ensure team alignment on strategic rationale, commercial strategy, financial valuation

Strategic/Financial Analysis:

+ Collaborate as needed with functional partners to support strategic planning and portfolio optimization projects

+ Own market and financial analytics, including market models, financial proforma, project valuation

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Requires a University Degree and minimum of 10 years of marketing experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 8 years of marketing or engineering experience

Nice to Have

+ MBA strongly preferred

+ Product marketing experience with large medical capital devices

+ 5 Years experience in upstream marketing, strategy and product management

+ Proven track record of driving results with strategy development and execution

+ Global commercialization/product launch experience

+ Excellent analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills

+ Hands-on experience with complex market and financial analysis

+ Adept at leading, influencing and communicating with diverse cross-functional teams

+ Excellent writing, presentation skills; strength in Excel and PowerPoint

+ Self-starter, results driven, competent managing multiple priorities simultaneously

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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