1+ months

District Sales Manager, Surgical Instrumentation, Washington DC,/VA/MD

Baltimore, MD 21217
District Sales Manager, Surgical Instrumentation, Washington DC,/VA/MD


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

May 12, 2022

Bring your sales talents to a leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions. Rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation, our medical technologies open doors. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Join us for a career in sales that changes lives.

**A Day in the Life**

The District Sales Manager is responsible for supervising Market Sales Representatives within their assigned region and achieving sales objectives for that region, while representing Medtronic in accordance with Company policies and AdvaMed guidelines. District Managers hire and develop new Sales Representatives in their sales territory, work with Market Sales Representatives in their sales territories on a regular basis, and review individual Sales Representatives performance. The District Sales Manager is expected to demonstrate High Performance Practices and key District Manager competencies as they meet and exceed objectives for this role.

Overview Sales Representatives selling activities

+ Manage and communicate individual territory sales quotas annually. Oversee consistent quota achievement of each Market Sales Representative within the Region

+ Work with Representatives regularly to formulate, monitor and improve selling plans and all sales-related activities, in alignment with the strategic imperatives of the business.

+ Drive new product sales; act as a field resource to the Marketing Department during product development, new product introductions and evaluations.

+ Create and execute on strategic objectives for Region

+ Align with Sales Leaders (RVPs) to prioritize Representatives time and focus on key opportunities a. Focus and assist Market Representatives on most significant growth opportunities

+ Assist Market Sales Reps in establishing relationships and creating environment to defend preserve existing sales

+ Attend quarterly planning calls with Sales Leaders and Representatives. Plan / coordinate other appropriate regional sales meetings

+ Report facility-level information impacting account targets to Sales Leaders (e.g. new opportunities, changes in procedure mix, etc.)

+ Manage Sales Rep recruiting and training

+ Interview, hire and develop new Market Sales Representative

+ Conduct a 2-3 day field ride with each Representative at least once per quarter to observe performance.

+ Evaluate Representative performance, and develop / execute action plans for improvement.

+ Follow up with written evaluation reports to the Representative through Salesforce.com.

+ Focus on Representatives development to ensure availability of quality talent pool for promotion.

+ Ensure compliance with company policies

+ Manage and monitor regional sales expense budget. Maintain an ongoing assessment of expense-to-budget performance.

+ Attend required national trade shows; attend and staff local trade shows within the region as deemed appropriate. Coordinate as necessary with the Marketing Department

+ Administer company policies and procedures to Representatives in the region. Ensure compliance with The Medtronic Guide to Business Conduct, Good Manufacturing Practices, and safety policies. Promote Total Quality Management and foster a teaming environment.

+ Support a safe and healthy work environment. Follow the established rules, policies and practices of environmental, health and safety with specific attention to the Medtronic Cardinal Rules.

+ Perform all other duties as required by the AVP and V.P. Sales Marketing.


+ Create and maintain key relationships

+ Selectively maintain relationships with VAC influencers at key facilities; if facility-level VAC exists, call on clinical and economic members.

+ Conduct frequent account planning visits, interacting on a recurrent basis (once per quarter at least) with key economic and clinical customers.

+ Actively monitor facility compliance (specifically within decentralized/centralizing IDNs); focus Sales Representative on accounts out of compliance

+ Coordinate with Directors of Strategic Accounts and peer SSG DMs

+ Coordinate and collaborate with Director of Strategic Accounts and peer SSG DMs on upcoming opportunities for products across divisions

+ Promote the use of wrap agreements covering multiple classes of trade and improving Medtronics overall business

+ Support Integrated Health Network (IDN) strategy planning, providing input to IDN- and facility-level opportunity assessments in collaboration with Director of Strategic Accounts.

+ Provide facility-level operations knowledge at IDN-level business reviews.

+ Communicate with DSAs on accounts compliance level and coordinate actions in case account is out of compliance.


+ Maintain detailed knowledge of ASI products

+ Maintain / gain thorough understanding of ASI products (i.e. Ligasure, Sonicision, TriStaple, other strategic focus products and key new products to be introduced).

+ Understand and effectively deliver ASI and COT-level messages to all key stakeholders within a customer organization.

+ Focus messaging on clinical / technical benefits to aid in clinical selling.

+ Articulate and promote clinical advantages

+ Promotes execution of existing educational programs within the region and evaluates effectiveness.

+ Build relationships with clinical members of the VAC and other clinical decision-makers.


+ Maintain detailed knowledge of SS products

+ Maintain / gain thorough understanding of Surgical Solutions products (Access and Instrumentation, Wound Closure, Electrosurgery and all new products to be introduced)

+ Understand and effectively deliver Surgical Supplies and COT-level messages to economic key stakeholders within an organization (OR directors, Material Manager, VAC members)

+ Develop relationship and skills to perform economic sales

+ Research and understand hospital economics and key economic conditions / issues at major accounts.

+ Partner with Sales Representatives to build rapport with important purchasing decision-makers in each account

+ Conduct account planning visits, particularly with contracting and purchasing.

+ Collaborate with RVPs to manage facility-level conversions as contracts are won.

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

+ Promotes and sells Medtronics Minimally Invasive Therapies products and services within an assigned geographic area and /or specific customer accounts to meet or exceed sales targets.

+ Responsible for developing, building, and strengthening long-term relationships with stakeholders including key opinion leaders and related major medical associations and academic centers of excellence.

+ Responsible for pursuing leads, assessing needs and providing product services to maximize the benefits derived from Medtronics Minimally Invasive Therapies products and/or services.

+ Collaborates across key internal stakeholder groups (finance, sales operations, marketing, OEM, etc.) as well as peers to identify and address trends and to support business goals and strategy.

+ Conducts and/or evaluates market research including customers and competitors activities.

+ Develops and/or implements market development plans/strategies and changes as needed.

+ Assesses customer needs and feedback regarding new products and/or modifications to existing products and communicates to internal stakeholders including RD, Operations and Marketing.

**Qualifications - External**

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 5 years of medical devicesales experience and leadership experience or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant sales and leadership experience

**Nice to Have**

+ 5 years medical sales / marketing experience, with at least 3 years of Medtronic sales experience. At least 3 years of experience in direct management of employees is desired.

+ Successful completion of a Medtronic leadership development program, such as Emerging Leaders Development, and successful completion of a Regional Manager training program.

+ Business Acumen, Knowledge of Energy and Surgical Devices markets and COV performance in these markets, ability to analyze regional sales potential, leading and coaching abilities, Drive for Results, Ethics Values, Evidence-based Medicine, Functional Technical Skills, Integrity Trust, Interpersonal Savvy, Listening, Negotiating, Priority Setting, Problem Solving **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.Physical Job RequirementsThe physical demands described within the Responsibilities 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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
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: 2022-05-17 Expires: 2022-07-23

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