Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Who we want
Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented professionals who create a track record of success.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
What you will do
This Upstream marketing role supports our global Emergency Care Treatment portfolio.
The Principal Portfolio Manager will independently plan, direct, and manage the portfolio strategy and execution of a financially significant, strategic, and complex product category. Partner closely with R&D and Business Development to execute on product development and portfolio expansion plans that meet business objectives. Facilitate alignment and integration strategy with other product portfolios within Emergency Care.
The ideal candidate demonstrates an ability to:
Mentor, develop and influence across the business, intentionally building cross-divisional relationships.
Develop key relationships with industry/market thought leaders, organizations, and institutions, in collaboration with other marketing leaders.
Routinely make decisions which may affect immediate operations and have a company-wide impact.
Demonstrates financial acumen.
Leads the New Product Development Process (NPDP) process from start to finish, engaging key internal stakeholders (R&D, finance, sales, operations) along the way.
Partners with the larger group to incorporate the obsolescence plan into the initial strategy.
Utilizes KOL relationships to provide impactful feedback on current and future business strategy and gaps in current offering.
Analyzes unmet needs to identify product and service opportunities. Able to summarize qualitative and quantitative studies, drawing actionable conclusions for the business.
Coaches others on the full spectrum of approaches and tools for conducting market research.
Industry and Competitive Insights
Identifies market trends and proactively adjusts strategy based on environment.
Evaluates the products, services and markets of multiple competitors.
Able to perform the economic value analysis to identify key drivers to establish pricing strategy
Designs alternative approaches for determining revenue and profit potential given different pricing approaches.
Teaches others the analytical concepts and techniques used and their application to business decisions.
What you need
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or technical/clinical field required
8+ years of work experience required
5+ years medical device or marketing/sales experience preferred
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
What We Offer
A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK