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Senior Associate, Portfolio Strategy Job

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:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Mankato/Rochester; 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: 
This role will help execute a broad range of projects, analyses, and recommendations of high importance to Interventional Cardiology leadership. Topics will range from the exploration and characterization of new growth opportunities to portfolio optimization that supports key investment decisions. This person is expected to be comfortable working in highly autonomous environments across ambiguous markets and projects while establishing relationships with internal/external business partners, developing compelling recommendations, and driving initiatives to completion.

  • Your Responsibilities include:
    • Develop comprehensive business cases with supporting financial models to assess new business opportunities through build/buy/partner lens; assess customer unmet needs, identify value propositions, conduct market sizing, analyze competitive landscape and competing technologies, lead project execution, and recommend commercial strategies.
    • Facilitate cross-functional discussions and recommendations on investment decisions and market strategy initiatives focused on growing the business while leveraging classic marketing capabilities.
    • 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.
    • Establish strong relationships with stakeholders, including marketing, R&D, clinical, business development and sales.
    • Exhibit professional maturity and help to foster an open, challenging, stimulating and positive environment that enables colleagues to be their best.


  • What we’re looking for:
    • BA/BS required, Masters/MBA preferred. 
    • 5+ years of related experience with significant time spent in Marketing, Strategy, Finance, ideally in the healthcare domain.
    • Exceptional Interpersonal Skills, including: (1) the ability to earn and maintain the respect of senior leaders; and (2) the ability to respectfully disagree with senior leaders and/or generate buy-in around delicate and sometimes unpopular conclusions.
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Creation of compelling presentations and effective communication of recommendations to senior leadership.
    • Demonstrated experience with complex financial modeling, including market, revenue, and investment models.  Strong Microsoft Excel skills required.
    • Demonstrated experience conducting assessments of sophisticated markets.
    • Demonstrated ability to create compelling, cohesive, and succinct presentations. Strong PowerPoint skills required.
    • Excellent strategic and critical thinking skills.
    • Demonstrated initiative to work autonomously from a work plan.
    • Ability to collaborate and work with others in a dynamic, matrix environment.
    • Position requires up to ~20% travel.


Requisition ID: 531827


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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