• Sr. Principal Product Manager, Surgical Robotic Systems

    MedtronicNorth Haven, CT 06473

    Job #1048884518

  • Sr. Principal Product Manager, Surgical Robotic Systems


    North Haven, Connecticut, United States

    Requisition #:


    Post Date:

    Nov 13, 2019

    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.

    SURGICALINNOVATIONS sets 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 primaryand secondary research, visiting surgeons / customers, participating inadvisory board discussions, attending society meetings and engaging regionalpartners

    • Represent voice of the customer in team discussions to guidetrade-offs and product feature / design decisions

    New Product/Solution Development :

    • Collaborate with surgical robotics team functional leadersto advance new product/solution opportunities from ideation to active productdevelopment

    • Represent marketing on cross-functional new productdevelopment teams to define project scope and prioritize / validate customerneeds

    • Lead development of go-to-market strategy, value propositionand key claims

    • Develop and update financials, and ensure team alignmentwith key assumptions

    New Opportunity Assessment :

    • Evaluate the strategic and financial attractiveness ofgrowth opportunities, including disruptive technologies, minimallyinvasive/robotic surgery solutions and advanced therapies/products to improvepatient outcomes.

    • Conduct in-depth assessment of new markets and emergingtechnologies / therapies to recommend the best entry strategy for Medtronic

    • Develop and present business cases to justify investment inthe new opportunities

    Business Development Assessment:

    • Collaborate with functional and regional partners (BusinessDevelopment, 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, commercialstrategy, financial valuation

    Strategic/Financial Analysis :

    • Collaborate as needed with functional partners to supportstrategic 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 experience

    Nice to Have

    • MBAstrongly preferred

    • Productmarketing experience with large medical capital devices

    • 5Years' experience in upstream marketing, strategy and product management

    • Proventrack record of driving results with strategy development and execution

    • Globalcommercialization/product launch experience

    • Excellentanalytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills

    • Hands-onexperience with complex market and financial analysis

    • Adeptat leading, influencing and communicating with diverse cross-functional teams

    • Excellentwriting, 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. Let's 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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