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Associate Director, Medical Affairs Managers

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MA-Bedford; US-MA-Boston; US-MA-Burlington; US-MA-Cambridge; US-MA-Lexington; US-MA-Lowell; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MA-Natick; US-MA-Quincy; US-MA-Western/Springfield; US-MA-Worcester; US-MN-Mankato/Rochester; US-MN-Maple Grove; US-MN-Minneapolis; US-MN-Minnetonka; US-MN-Northern/Duluth; US-MN-Plymouth

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:
Responsible for the development of strategy/vision and oversight of team of medical affairs managers supporting WM, EP and CRMDx Cardiology business units to align Medical Affairs resources and initiatives in support of strategic priorities and to create strategic partnerships to advance BSC’s clinical story, enhance and enable education and podium strategy initiatives and expand clinical data to enable the safe and effective use of Boston Scientific technology and improve patient care.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of staff to maximize pro-active contributions to scientific conferences, educational activities, independent research programs, HCP & Societal Partnerships, and internal collaborations and communication strategies. Ensure the group meets commitments, deliverables, and deadlines.
  • Identify and develop clear job functions/responsibilities and effectively communicate expectations to team members. Manage performance to expectations.
  • Allocate and manage resources appropriately. Manage budgets. Define and implement team processes to ensure executional excellence.
  • Initiate, build, and maintain internal & external relationship at all levels to achieve divisional, department, and initiative goals. Participate and collaborate across the industry and within BSC to ensure executional excellence.
  • Identify and develop needed metrics and reporting to evaluate team output and program impact. Identify areas of improvement and new opportunities to meet organizational goals. Implement solutions and make recommendations to management to improve performance and impact.
  • Ensure physician activities and programs are compliantly conducted in accordance with Boston Scientific policies.
  • Provide coaching and development to staff.  Identify growth opportunities and assist subordinates in attaining career goals. Motivate individuals to achieve results.
  • Will lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
  • Support successful execution, communication and collaboration in a heavily matrixed environment.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • May direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).


Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience (medical device, cardiovascular) in a related function(s) such as clinical, research, scientific affairs, medical affairs or marketing or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of clinical issues associated with cardiovascular therapy management gained through direct or comparable relevant experience in a therapeutic area, scientific or clinical setting is acceptable. 
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies, interpret clinical data and effectively communicate to customers.
  • Solid coaching & mentoring skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree: Master’s degree (MBA, MSc, MS, SM, MM, MHA, M.Bus, MASc), M.D., or PhD.
  • Interpersonal skills to enable cross-functional collaboration between internal stakeholders and customers.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

Requisition ID: 559130

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 drug-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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