Product Manager, Downstream US - Diabetes

Medtronic Inc. San Antonio , TX 78205

Posted 1 week ago

Careers that Change Lives

Take a product from creation to launch and shape healthcare for professionals and patients around the world. Use your creativity and passion to lead the strategic marketing direction of our Diabetes product portfolio. Use your product portfolio management skills to develop marketing plans, improve product offerings and construct and execute launch plans.

Preferred location Northridge, CA. Possibility for remote Medtronic location for the top candidate.


The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.

The Medtronic Diabetes Business serves the needs of those with type 1 diabetes and those who use intensive insulin regimens with type 2 diabetes. This is our history and our heritage, and where we have offered a comprehensive approach to improve outcomes and care.

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

A Day in the Life

  • You will be responsible for downstream marketing initiatives and programs to drive US revenue primarily focused on Guardian Connect, Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) system

  • You will develop future marketing strategies and execute on the launch and commercialization of the new Guardian Connect system. You will also own the post-launch product lifecycle management

  • You will work with the US Sales organization and cross-functional partners to develop marketing tools, competitive positioning, and promotional programs

  • You will be the product expert for Guardian Connect within the US Portfolio, partnering with Global Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, R&D, Regulatory, and other various Enabling functions

  • With visibility from upper management, you will create and execute project work plans, track deliverables and manage day-to-day project execution through tracking progress towards key metrics/goals.

  • Travel approximately 15%

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Formulates and reviews corporate short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for specific product or product line.

  • Conducts competitive product analysis and market research of product consumer behavior and professional audience.

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

  • Develops production and marketing strategies and tactics to ensure effective product placement relative to market opportunity, working closely with product development for a specific product, brand, or product area over its entire life cycle.

  • Works with other functions to finalize product specifications.

  • Provides advertising with core brand equity.

  • Serves as technical adviser, demonstrating products and troubleshooting product issues.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

  • 1+ years' marketing, sales and/or program management experience

Nice to Have

  • MBA

  • Experience in healthcare

  • Technical aptitude, specifically in Diabetes and/or the clinical environment would be ideal

  • Sales orientation or exposure to working with a high performing sales force is very helpful

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement marketing plans with strong evidence of product management experience

  • Proven track record of leadership, self-motivation and taking initiative, can-do attitude, driving results in complicated environments, and effectively operating and delivering with minimal direction

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)

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Product Manager, Downstream US - Diabetes

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