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Principal Strategy & Portfolio Management Analyst


New Haven, CT
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Principal Strategy & Portfolio Management Analyst
JobId 34007
Location: New Haven, CT, 06532, USA

Principal Strategy & Portfolio Management Analyst


New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Sep 18, 2017

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Principal / Analyst of Strategy Portfolio Management will work in conjunction with the Senior Director, Strategy Portfolio Management for the Surgical Innovations business and the Surgical Innovations leadership team. This position will play a key role in developing and executing upon the overall strategy and strategic priorities for the Surgical Innovations business unit within the Minimally Invasive Therapies Group of Medtronic. Additionally, this position will play a key role in creating a cohesive portfolio of organic and inorganic opportunities that will promote Surgical Innovations mid and long-term growth, on a global basis and will serve as an advocate for strategic portfolio management.

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. We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

**A Day in the Life**

• Ability to think strategically and participate actively in decision analysis, problem formulation, data collection, model development, and presentations to management.

• Conduct rigorous quantitative portfolio and market intelligence analyses; develop insights and communicate recommendations around strategic issues; support analyses with sound data collection.

• Assist in the aggregation of portfolio strategy that:

o Captures all product pipelines and major initiatives

o Provides a holistic assessment of risk, business performance and alignment with strategic objectives

o Informs rigorous, fact-based and value-oriented make vs. buy decisions

o Serve as a center-of-excellence for portfolio management within Surgical Innovations. Lead the adoption and standardization of tools and processes that enable the strategic portfolio management approach.

• Ensure consistency and integration of Business Development, Market Development, Market and Enrich portfolio models to support strategic priorities and decision making.

• Facilitate development of the Surgical Innovations strategy, including identifying and investigating growth opportunities for entering new markets, technologies, channels and geographies.

• Support the execution of the Surgical Innovations strategy and strategic priorities, aligning with performance management goals, and utilizing change management strategies (drive consensus)

• Partner with Medtronic’s Minimally Invasive Therapies Group’s Strategy and BDL teams in supporting the prioritization of Surgical Innovations initiatives in the broader collection of initiatives across Minimally Invasive Therapies

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Finance, Engineering, or related discipline.

• 5-10+ years combined experience in two or more of the following functions within the Healthcare industry (Med Device strongly preferred): Market Development, Strategic Marketing, Global Product or Upstream Marketing, Strategy Portfolio Management, General Management, Project Management, optional Medical Affairs, Business Development Licensing or Sales.

**Nice to Have:**

• Experience in medical devices and/or healthcare industry.

• Experience in a high performing consulting, strategic planning, or finance environment, demanding a sophisticated approach to understanding strategic needs, financial/market models, competitive trends and business impact.

• Hands-on proficiency with Excel macros, and the potential to use advanced decision support analytical tools (e.g., decision analysis software, Monte Carlo simulation, optimization).

• Strategic agility, structured thinking, and intellectual curiosity.

• Ability to deal with ambiguity and translate complex concepts into actionable insights.

• Collaborative approach, familiarity with matrix organizations and how to successfully work cross-functionally.

• Self-starter, comfortable taking initiative.

**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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.


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.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

As a global leader in medical technology, we serve patients and partner with medical professionals in 120 countries. Below are our main regional offices; key manufacturing, service, and research and development facilities; and Bakken Education Centers for physician training.

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