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Senior Associate, Portfolio Strategy

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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 Senior Associate executes a broad range of projects, analyses, and recommendations of high importance to the Cardiology Group (CG) executive leaders. You will lead our exploration and characterization of new growth opportunities, portfolio optimization strategies, and internal consulting projects that shape the future of CG. You will work in a highly autonomous environment across ambiguous markets and projects while establishing relationships with internal/external business partners to develop compelling recommendations and drive initiatives to completion.


At Boston Scientific, our products and technologies diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions. We continue to innovate in key areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth markets. In CG, we design, develop, and produce technologies for diagnosing and treating coronary artery disease and other cardiovascular disorders. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop comprehensive views of current and future technologies with supporting financial models, assess customer unmet needs, identify value propositions, conduct market sizing, analyze competitive landscape, lead project execution, and recommend commercial strategies. 
  • Partner with commercial stakeholders to drive data driven decisions through analytics for critical business questions; provide key insights and recommendations to business leaders focused on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the business to drive growth.
  • Identify, track, and provide updates to senior leadership on competitive initiatives to support strategic decision making; conduct and/or direct vendors in market analysis and research.
  • Identify best practices to address key business challenges and opportunities. Help to build a strong marketing strategy and portfolio competency within the IC business.
  • Work closely with sales leadership by leading the annual Selling Strat Plan, AOP processes, and BOD strategies and presentations.
  • Develop strategies to enhance revenue growth by focusing leadership on top opportunity Cardiology customers, and Cardiology collaboration initiatives.
  • Facilitate leadership alignment through the development of Cardiology objectives, pipeline decks, and key discussion topics for sales leadership meetings.
  • Partner with sales leadership to gain a thorough understanding of the Cardiology strategies to facilitate discussions to gain alignment across the Cardiology Selling Org. 
  • Establish strong relationships with stakeholders including R&D, Clinical, Business Development, Finance, and Sales.
  • Exhibit professional maturity and help to foster an open, challenging, stimulating, and positive environment that enables colleagues to be their best.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in Consulting, Marketing, Strategy, and/or Finance
  • Ability to take complex analytical projects and simplify the content to the appropriate audience 
  • Demonstrated experience performing deep dive analysis to answer complex business questions and conducting assessments of sophisticated markets
  • Ability to travel 20% as needed. 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Financial and market modeling experience
  • Medical device or healthcare experience
  • Outstanding communication abilities to establish and sustain trust with executive management, engage in constructive dialogue, and foster consensus among leadership
  • Ability to collaborate and work with others in a dynamic, matrix environment

Requisition ID: 585061

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.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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