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Principal Consultant: Integrated Health Solutions


South Africa

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jul 18, 2019

**Integrated Health Solutions (IHS)** team members are seasoned professionals with in-depth knowledge of the
healthcare value chain, as well as breadth of experience across multiple
disciplines. They partner with hospital management teams and payers to drive
complex transformational change, implement innovative growth strategies,
streamline patient-focused care pathways and optimize operations.

**Careers that Change Lives**

As Lead Consultant you coordinate
all consultancy delivery activities within (1-2) clients and/or lead challenging
stand-alone consultancy engagements. You manage and drive full end-to-end transformation
programs, operational excellence and pathway optimization projects. You are responsible
for quality of consultancy delivery for those programs/engagements and act as
the first line Medtronic liaison for your customers. You interface with their C-suite
and senior management and understand their most pressing business problems. As
such you are also the linking pin between IHS commercial business development colleagues
and IHS consultancy for the clients you serve.

As part of your role you contribute
to the further development of our consulting service offerings and play an
important role in the professional development of the consultants in your
delivery team(s) via on-the-job coaching and mentoring.

**A Day in the Life**

Your responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be

Partner with strategic
Hospital accounts to drive complex transformational change, implement
innovative growth strategies, streamline patient-focused care pathways and
optimize operations

Influence key
stakeholders by developing well-articulated situation analysis and business
case for change

Identify, frame and
prioritize initiatives to capture value, and establish road-map and develop
actionable plans / project portfolios for immediate improvement and costs

Manage full end-to-end
projects / programs and performing day to day coaching and mentoring activities
to the service delivery team

Periodically prepare
portfolio reviews of the partnership program with steering com (IHS + customer)
to track status, progress and measure economic value and customer satisfaction)

Drive implementation,
coach and develop local project or staff resources

Capture learning and
best-practices and continuously enrich Medtronic consulting toolbox

Identify and build new
services and solutions that enable clients to improve outcomes and reduce costs
of delivering care

Key areas of expertise are:

Problem solving

Project / program
management skills (incl. people management skills)

Healthcare expertise

Change management

Relationship building /
customer engagement skills

As part of the EMEA Medtronic
Integrated Health Solutions Consultancy Community, you should be able to:

Work independently but
according to standardized practices industrialized by the team

Share and communicate
determined best practices actively in the team

Work together as a team
to develop new service offerings out of pilot projects

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**



Masters degree in
relevant functional area

Excellent in English
and Africans (depending on location), other language skills are a plus


5-10+ years as consultant
from a top tier consulting firm or high end healthcare consulting firm (at
least senior manager level)

Extensive experience in
the healthcare environment and in dealing with hospitals C-suite/Sr.

Strong and demonstrable
program management skills: planning coordinating, communicating
influencing, relationship building, achieving milestones, resolving issues and
managing risks

Strong people
management / coaching and mentoring skills to manage and develop talented teams

Demonstrated ability to
operate from idea generation, strategy development through detailed
implementation and results delivery

Experience of how to
work and communicate in international environments preferably in Matrix


Excellent generic consulting skills especially problem

Strong program management and change management skills

Distinctive people and
team management skills with a strong team development and coaching ethos

Strong ability to
develop and foster business relationships with continuously changing
stakeholders and confidence to build trust based relationships with CEOs

Thorough knowledge of
the decision making process within hospitals (physicians, C-suite, economic

Strong business acumen
/ linking pin to commercial business development


Willingness to travel
within region and within Africa/ South Africa (up to 60%)

**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. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and
improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Medtronic Africa Pty Ltd is committedto Employment Equity therefore preference will be given to suitable candidatesfrom designated groups.**

**Physical Job Requirements**

The above statements are intended to describe
the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to
this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required
responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in
the Life 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.


preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and
level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and
qualifications required of employees assigned to this job
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2019-07-23 Expires: 2020-01-27
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