1+ months

Business Manager Aortic flexible location across Iberia

Business Manager Aortic flexible location across Iberia



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Post Date:

Apr 09, 2021


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.

About Aortic

Aortic is part of the new Integrated Operating Unit Structural Heart Aortic. It is clear the focus that our new Global and Regional Structure gives to Aortic, with a dedicated and focused commercial organization and supporting functions, allowing Aortic to be better positioned to get the support needed from the Regional Overlays structures to improve our customers and employees experience.


Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

Directly contributes to the attainment of financial and operational goals (including revenue, SGA, Operating profit, FCF, inventory, sales forecasting, days sales outstanding and business growth) within the Operating unit and region in support of the companys overall financial and strategic objectives.

Full PL management including resource allocation, monitoring the variation and providing accurate forecasts to ensure successful execution of AOP targets.

Lead Transformation and Go To Market activities

Ensures sales strategies are aligned to OU strategies and that support to the field is in place.

Oversees new product/market introductions, sales training programs, key physicians/key account visit and attendance at key industry congresses and meetings.

Provides strategy and direction for ongoing business development, implementation of marketing plans, development of sales and market development objectives and tools, and growth of the business for the region.

Manage key relationships with all stakeholders, both internally and externally.

Provide strategy and direction for ongoing business development and growth of the business for the region and maintain long-range sales and marketing plans.

Drive operational efficiency with the business in close collaboration with Customer care, Supply, Finance, Pricing.

Ensure effective and efficient territory coverage is realized. Regularly segment the sales territories to identify potential areas for growth, in conjunction with regional BU leaders.

Monitor sales revenue targets and growth on a monthly basis, promptly discussing your analysis findings with sales team and agreeing on actions to maintain growth, turnaround negative growth or seek new opportunities.

Provide regular sales coaching in the field and by phone (e.g. pre-/post-call planning/review; feedback re: written sales reports; etc.), ensuring professional selling skills are utilized effectively, and be an advocate for Sales Force Effectiveness and promoter of Aortic commercial training initiatives. Determine sales staff learning and development requirements, coordinating the implementation of such training accordingly.

Performance manage each member of your team, providing clear goals and direction as well as career development advice and support together with the regional Business leaders.

Develop individuals in the team to continuously improve and to take on additional responsibility

Share the best practices with and across WE, ensuring successes are leveraged and failures are minimized.

Monitor competitive activity in the field and develop strategies and tactics to deal effectively.

Participate in relevant industry meetings and conferences.

Ensure a thorough understanding of and adherence to any corporate or government compliance issue.

Work within and actively promote Medtronics core mission, corporate strategies, policies, procedures and Code of Conduct.

Designs and maximizes opportunities for talent development by making superior decisions as to how to deploy and develop them. Accelerates the development of others, differentiating opportunities and purposefully creating progressive experiences.

Builds effective teams through hiring and development of direct reports, using performance management techniques including mentoring, rewards and recognition when appropriate, and discipline when necessary.

Provides opportunity for success of all Aortic employees by ensuring they receive necessary and appropriate training for their job function and to have change ready.

Provides opportunities for personal growth and advancement of reports.

Promotes a trusting and progressive culture within the team and develops a broad set of collaborative relationships across the organization, connects well and empathically with other areas. Leverages matrix relationships to align others.


Bachelors degree required

7+ years professional commercial experience in Healthcare / Medical Devices / Pharma ideally in a mature European market, ideally in a large corporate environment

5+ years of leadership experience

Experienced in managing fast paced growth environment as well a mature / commoditized business segment

Fluency in English and Spanish (Portuguese is a plus).

Travel Required:

Willingness to travel 30-40 % mainly within Iberia (but occasionally outside).


Spain or Portugal close to an airport


Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Strong strategic thinker, able to identify potential opportunities and threats in the market and turn into opportunities. Able to translate the regional business strategy into regional growth plans.

Strong analytical skills and the ability to solve complex problems.

Role model for operating in the ambiguous situations, champions positive ideas and challenges consistently the conventional wisdom. Serves as an advocate for major change initiatives and conveys need for action to others to motivate change.

Able to partner with the distributors, building solid relationships and working relationship, leveraging strong influence management skills.

Strong talent development skills: Provides constructive feedback and coaching and creates an environment for effective talent development.

Strong motivation skills, engaging and convincing personality, able to motivate direct and dotted line teams to achieve business objectives.

Assertive in setting high expectations for the organization, persistent in efforts to achieve goals and remove barriers. Strong ability to get plans executed from direct reports and non-direct reports.

Strong drive for results, ensuring can hold both themselves and the team members accountable for delivering on commitments

Possesses sense of urgency in decision making process, yet still maintains well though-out, data-driven decision-making process.

Strong financial knowledge full understanding of all PL elements and their inter-relationship. Ability to manage within the budget and to quantify financial impact of decisions and identifies key factors when making recommendations.

Ability to convey messages effectively in a variety of settings and across levels.

Leads by example, shows integrity and highest ethical standards in every action.

_At Medtronic, you will find a diverse team of innovators who bring their unique backgrounds and their individual life experiences to work every day. We work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners, we believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward. We want to attract a diverse workforce, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or local law. Join us, and bring the power of your point of view to our culture of collaboration and innovation. It is through strong diversity, inclusion and engagement that we can remain a leader in medical technology and solutions. And by embracing everything you have to offer your unique perspectives, talents and contributions we can live up to the promise of our Mission._
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: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-05-20

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