Product Manager, Upstream - Structural Heart (Remote Option) at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota





Job Description:

*** Hiring Manager has ability to upgrade the role for the ideal candidate. This role is flexible for on-site or remote work arrangements within the US ***

Careers That Change Lives

If you are inspired by transformative innovation and strive for outstanding collaboration, have a strong inner drive and excellent communication skills, come join our team! Be a catalyst for growth and transformation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) therapies and live the Medtronic Mission: To contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, and sale of instruments or appliances that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.

We are hiring a Product Manager to work in our fast-paced, dynamic, high-visibility Structural Heart Upstream Marketing Team to focus on the Transcatheter Aortic Valve pipeline. TAVR is one of Medtronic's fastest-growing and impactful businesses, and this role will help to further accelerate our growth in this important market by defining, shaping, and executing the TAVR strategy.

A Day in a Life

•Be a therapy leader with a comprehensive understanding of disease states, current and emerging therapies, technology and market trends, barriers for new therapy adoption
•Obtain, analyze and summarize key customer needs through Voice of Customer (VOC) and Voice of Business (VOB) practices, active engagement of key opinion leaders, current and potential customers, and internal stakeholders, and third-party market research
•Represent voice-of-customer and marketing/strategy on project teams to ensure unmet needs are accurately translated and prioritized for the development of best-in-class products
•Lead customer engagement sessions to facilitate the advancement of internal product development activities
•Develop comprehensive business plans to identify and evaluate new business opportunities; assessing market opportunity through detailed market modeling, defining unmet needs and value propositions, monitoring competitive landscape, understand the technology landscape and therapy maturity.
•Define the innovation and evidence pipeline and participate in portfolio planning activities

Other Responsibilities

•Build strong relationships with key opinion leaders, current and future customers, and engage with physicians on clinical and market topics
•Collaborate with cross-functional partners to execute projects with speed and quality
•Identify and champion new and creative approaches to business, operations and marketing opportunities and challenges.
•Provide senior management and cross-functional partners with updates, reports, content, and presentations regarding marketing initiatives.
•Communicate and articulate the portfolio strategy and direction of the therapy to internal and external audiences, including senior management, sales organizations, customers, and hospital administrators.
•Partner with Business Development on external investment opportunities
•Able to travel up to 35%

Must Have:
•Bachelor's Degree
•4+ years in marketing, sales, strategy, or engineering role (2+ years with Advanced Degree)
•Experience with identifying and translating market and therapy needs to cross-functional audiences
•Project management experience

Nice to Have:
•MBA or Master's Degree
•Upstream/Strategic marketing experience including innovation and evidence pipeline, and participate in portfolio planning activities
•Strong experience interfacing with physician customers both individually and in group settings
•Track-record and passion for effectively partnering with cross-functional teams
•Medical device or other healthcare industry experience
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)

Additional Information


  • Posting Date: Sep 13, 2021
  • Travel: Yes, < 25 % of the Time





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