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Principal Product Specialist

Plymouth, MN
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Principal Product Specialist
JobId 37218
Location: Plymouth, MN, 55446, USA

Principal Product Specialist


Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Nov 30, 2017

The Principal Product Specialistmaintains responsibility for all aspects of pre-commercial product and market development including, but not limited to, market landscaping and sizing, reimbursement, revenue modelling, voice of customer market research, and launch support. Internally, the Upstream Product Manager will partner closely with RD, Clinical Research and Product Development to ensure alignment between customer needs, product design and evidence collection. Externally the Manager will be expected to interface regularly with Affiliates' upstream and downstream marketing teams, HCP customers, and any outside vendors to support and drive the business.


Product Development

+ Creates, communicates and gains approval for annual marketing plan; implements and adjusts accordingly

+ Provides marketing leadership on product development teams

+ Develops customer requirements and product claims

+ Develops and communicates global pricing plans

+ Processes new product ideas delegated from Physicians and Market analysis

Product Market Research and Analysis

+ Develops customer needs analysis, opportunity assessments, and competitive analysis

+ Analyzes complex interrelated market data and draws conclusions regarding future opportunities

+ Develops and modifies forecast based on market knowledge and analysis

Product launch

+ Prepares the global product launch plan and works closely with Downstream marketing to execute

+ Works closely with sales training and education to prepare product training for launch

+ Leads the development of all marketing promotions and collateral for the launch

Leadership, Accountability and Team Building

+ Provides consistent and objective market information for new product and acquisition teams

+ Builds teamwork within department and across functions


+ BA or BS degree, required


+ Minimum of 7 years of related business experience

+ Experience in marketing planning, budget management, product launches, team leadership

1. Awareness and working knowledge of market based trends in disease management and ongoing healthcare trends in global market

2. Broad based working knowledge of product and clinical applications

+ Willing to travel (20-30%)

+ USandInternational experience desired

+ Software Medical device sales and/or marketing experience; strategic planning experience a plusSKILLS

1. Communicates effectively with medical and research professionals, external and internal clients

+ Superior written and oral communication skills

1. Ability to work with others on project teams to solve problems, develop initiatives and complete requirements for achieving objectives

2. Understands anatomical and physiological basis for product applications


  • Biotechnology / Science
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare
  • Sales / Business Development
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