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Area Business Strategist, AFS Sales Operations

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.                

About the role


The Area Business Strategist will drive analytics, strategy, and planning for the AFIB SOLUTIONS (LAAC & EP) sales team in the Cardiology Group of Boston Scientific. As an integral member of the Sales Strategy Operations team, this position partners directly with our Area Vice Presidents and is responsible for building, reporting, and influencing commercial sales growth models to enable the organization to grow at scale for years to come.


The ideal candidate will have strong business insight, excellent analytical skills, technical skills, financial acumen, and a bias toward action and teamwork. Strong process orientation and the ability to work in a cross-functional environment at all levels are also required.



Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Self-starter develops and deploys best practices, identifies new customer insights to drive business, highly accountable, and delivers above expectations
  • Formulate analytical strategies for proactively solving business problems, achieving commercial objectives, and developing new business opportunities
  • Timely delivery of reoccurring deliverables (weekly, monthly, and quarterly) that monitor business trends, area performance and rankings, sales process and pipeline metrics, and key corporate initiatives
  • Interpret data trends and present data-driven strategic insights and actionable recommendations to senior leadership related to business performance, operations, and customer insights that grow the business effectively.
  • Train business users to self-serve in analytics using existing resources. Educate business users on data nuances and develop their ability to identify and distill actionable items through data mining. Drive adoption of storytelling rooted in data analytics.
  • Effectively communicates and actively collaborates within and beyond the team to cultivate teamwork and empowered partnerships


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Marketing, or related discipline (MBA  preferred)
  • 3+ years of experience in Sales Operations, Finance, Marketing, or Sales
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve complex business operations challenges  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to mobilize key stakeholders and engage leadership
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly analytical with the ability to analyze large sets of data from multiple perspectives to generate conclusions and drive decisions
  • Ability to interpret ambiguous requests, and partner with key stakeholders in driving goals
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities
  • Ability to travel 35% domestic travel


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA
  • Experienced in Tableau and Salesforce

Requisition ID: 585441

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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