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Global Upstream Principal Product Manager - Diabetes

Northridge, CA 91325
Global Upstream Principal Product Manager - Diabetes


Northridge, California, United States

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Post Date:

Mar 24, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

Join Medtronic Diabetes, one of the most exciting and dynamic medical device segments. As the **Global Upstream Principal Product Manager** for the Smart Pen category, you will be driving upstream product management. This unique business combines digital health and traditional med tech - app development and patient focus. You will work with various functions to develop new products via collaboration with Product Marketing, Regional counterparts, RD, Regulatory, Clinical, and Business Development.

Key responsibilities include; providing commercial leadership for product pipeline, driving global portfolio management strategy, scenario planning for product pipeline, and strategic commercial planning for individual products and programs.

**A Day in the Life**

**Product Strategy New Product Development**

+ Support product development decisions for current and future smart pen.

+ Through deep understanding of current business, be able to articulate future steps needed to continue the growth trajectory of business.

+ Generate business plans, market requirements documents, presentations and supporting materials to align all functional groups behind a common product vision.

+ Lead global portfolio commercialization and planning within the category understanding and analyzing competitive landscape

+ Drive claims development for current pipeline products

+ Understand and optimize patient experience with product portfolio

+ Provide portfolio scenario planning and value assessment

+ Conduct market research to uncover customer and business insights; translate those insights into products and programs that deliver growth for the product category

+ Represent the category during medical conferences, sales meetings, and customer visits

+ Determines the profitability and viability of new products or product enhancements.

+ Maintain strong therapy and product knowledge; support internal and external customer education programs and product training as required Basic Qualifications

+ Travel approximately 25%

**Cross-Functional Team Participation Leadership**

+ Participate in cross-functional teams to optimize future product strategy around given business needs, market needs, customer needs and technical capabilities.

+ Work with other marketing partners to understand unique customer business needs and ensure product requirements are aligned with global products and strategies.

+ Interact with Business Development team to identify acquisition, licensing and other partnership opportunities

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in product marketing or product commercialization, orAdvanced degree with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience in product marketing or product commercialization

+ Experience with finance and business analysis

**Nice to Have**

+ MBA in business or marketing preferred

+ Bachelors degree in Science or Engineering field preferred

+ Experience in upstream marketing preferred

+ New product voice of customer/market research and design experience

+ Cross-functional product management (ownership) experience

+ Software product launch experience

+ Previous experience in medical device, pharmaceutical or consumer products preferred

+ Knowledge of medical device industry practices, techniques and standards (e.g., role of clinical trials, reimbursement landscape)

+ Experience working in a fast paced, global organization

+ Global perspective and mindset

+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills with experience communicating with senior leaders.

+ Diabetes product knowledge is a plus

+ International product marketing experience

+ Experience in digital health / regulated digital is a plus

**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.


Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-08-02

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