Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Director at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Boulder, Colorado





Job Description:

Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Director

Careers That Change Lives

The Medical Science, Medical Economics & Economics Director will lead the Acute Care & Monitoring (ACM) Operating Unit (OU) Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team. The Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Director will lead a team to create and execute a comprehensive Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics strategy that enables commercial success by firmly establishing the clinical and economic value of the ACM portfolio.

This is a dynamic opportunity where the ideal candidate will possess advanced scientific and clinical knowledge, executive presence, robust economic and education proficiency, and personnel management experience. Moreover, this individual will be expected to lead cross-functional collaborations, clearly communicate strategy and deliverable expectations, and remove barriers to ensure the Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team can meaningfully contribute to ACM business success. This is a Global position and will report to the Senior Director & Head of Clinical Research & Medical Science.

Acute Care & Monitoring employees empower healthcare professionals with
world-class technology to personalize patient care, anytime, anywhere.

Through connected solutions seamlessly integrated into clinical practice, we help predict and prevent
dangerous and costly complications, from hospital to home.

We are the leader in the equitable delivery of care, committed to reducing disparities in outcomes, expanding access, and helping to protect more patients in more places.

What does it take to be a leader at Medtronic? We look for inspiring and inclusive leaders who partner with others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes.

Location: Boulder, CO preferred, will consider remote. Ability to travel up to 25%, including international travel

A Day In the Life - the Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Director will:


  • Create and execute on a comprehensive Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics strategy that enables commercial growth by establishing the clinical and economic value of each ACM product franchise
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with external Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) to ensure consistent delivery of impactful, evidence-based scientific messages across distribution channels
  • Represent ACM CRMS at external engagements, such as advisory boards
  • Build strong collaborative relationships and work in close partnership with key stakeholders internally (e.g., Global Marketing, Sales Training & Education)
  • Serve as the functional manager of the Acute Care & Monitoring Operating Unit Global Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team
  • Provide training, oversight, coaching, and accountability to ensure exceptional representation of the Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team internally and externally
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership of the Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team to generate and disseminate evidence-based scientific messages to drive the Acute Care & Monitoring Operating Unit strategy
  • Empower the Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team by breaking down barriers and ensuring sufficient resourcing, ensuring alignment with the high-level business strategy plans, and supporting dissemination of consistent messages through all distribution channels (e.g., podium presentations, publications, Marketing materials, Sales Training, and Public Relations/Investor Relations)
  • Recruit, retain, and develop talent by fostering an inclusive, engaged team environment
  • Manage the Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team's cost center, budget, and resource forecasting
  • Develop, track, and report on reach and impact metrics related to Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics output dissemination, strategy development, and execution to Clinical Research and Medical Science senior staff, cross-functional stakeholders, and executive business leadership
  • Maintain evidence subject matter expertise around the Acute Care & Monitoring portfolio of products, and develop a team with robust knowledge and awareness of the competitive and relevant landscapes to provide medical science, medical education and economic input to business stakeholders across the product lifecycle
  • Support the Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics Team to develop plans for scientific congresses/conferences and represent Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics in congress/conference planning meetings to ensure optimization of evidence distribution strategy and delivery of consistent scientific messages
  • Provide ongoing surveillance of the literature (device-specific, and competitive), and congress coverage/recaps (summaries of critical presentations, live cases)
  • Disseminate key findings of any major medical science, medical education and economic-related releases to internal and external stakeholders as appropriate through email blasts and literature review calls
  • Provide subject-matter expertise to support the review of downstream materials through established processes (e.g., Veeva, etc.)
  • Co-create & lead a cross-functional governance forum, in partnership with Clinical Research, to identify and prioritize global post-market evidence needs and oversee development of an integrated evidence generation and publications roadmap across the Acute Care & Monitoring Operating Unit - driving alignment on priorities and key decisions
  • For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or an advanced degree with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience managing a team that creates medical science, medical education, and economic deliverables (e.g., scientific content for general audiences, medical education content development and delivery, health economic analyses) to internal/external Medical Science, Medical Education & Economics stakeholders
Nice to Have

  • Advanced degree (e.g., PhD) in a clinical or scientific discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to enable commercial success
  • Proven ability to develop and lead a team - experience leading teams focused on scientific communications, medical education, and/or health economics at medical device or life sciences companies
  • Record of success in developing and tracking metrics for medical science, medical education, and economics deliverables
  • Ability to provide mentorship to team on deliverables, ensuring quality and alignment with scientific/medical evidence, medical education and commercial teams
  • Knowledge of medical and economic literature, and medical education content development and delivery
  • Budget and cost center management experience
  • Demonstrated success in effective interpersonal and communication skills and ability to build and foster relationships with KOLs and key business stakeholders
  • Highly motivated and capable of comprehending large amounts of medical science, medical education and economics content, which is then communicated in a clear, concise fashion to internal and external business stakeholders
  • Advanced presentation and computer skills with expertise in literature identification and evaluation and medical education content development and deliver
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.

Salary and benefits

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here ( http://benefits.medtronic.com/ )

The provided base salary range is used nationally in the United States (except in Puerto Rico and certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here.

This position is eligible for an annual long-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Long-Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) here.

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.

At Medtronic, most positions are posted on our career site for at least 3-7 days. This aligns with our Global Job Posting Standards and ensures compliance with the new legislation.

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, recruiter or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America).





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