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Global Pricing Strategy Consultant

Mounds View, MN 55112
Global Pricing Strategy Consultant


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Aug 01, 2019

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Global Pricing Strategy Consultant is a member of the CVG Pricing team responsible for supporting the key objectives of CVG Pricing team. The individual will be the main point of contact for an assigned global SBU and partner with the SBU throughout lifecycle pricing strategy from upstream portfolio planning, pricing strategy development and execution throughout the launch commercialization process. Explore and consider business model options that will result in optimal revenue EBIT performance.

**A Day in the Life**

Two days are never the same in this role. As a Global Pricing Strategy Consultant you will provide technical pricing expertise and business partnering with various stakeholders including marketing, finance and regional pricing leaders. You will be responsible for defining value for product and technology features using value-based pricing tools, customer and expert feedback, market assessment and standardized processes as well as driving accountability to deliver pricing related activities throughout development, commercialization and phase out timelines. You will provide insights that influence leadership decisions by developing and leveraging advanced metrics and data. You will train and coach internal teams on pricing tools, strategy and execution tactics.

Position Responsibilities:

Partner with strategic business unit, marketing and finance to establish consistent global pricing launch objectives

Assess global healthcare economic environment while establishing global strategy and guardrails

Partner with regional pricing leaders to understand how to optimize regional and local launches that are aligned to broader objectives

Coach regional pricing teams on pricing strategy development and launch activities to ensure process steps are completed within the appropriate timeline

Establish appropriate target and floor prices with focus on maximizing profit in addressable markets, while balancing risk

Develop portfolio recommendations with marketing that cover portfolio design, phase in, phase out and inform product placement across various geographies

Expectation to execute on multiple projects or product launches that overlap, while meeting deadlines

Develop pricing tools, processes and launch metrics that can be utilized across multiple launches and geographies

Leverage business acumen and problem-solving skills to effectively summarize and communicate opportunities, risks and execution plans to key stakeholders

Accountable for data analysis, reporting that provide insights that highlight risks and opportunities to drive leadership action

**Must Haves**

10+ years of business or finance experience with a Bachelors Degree in Finance, Marketing, Business or Economics; or, 8+ years of business or finance experience with a Masters Degree

Ability to travel globally up to 20% of the time

Flexible to lead and attend video audio conference calls during early mornings and evenings 4-6 days/month

**Nice to Haves**

Masters Degree

Prior success handling time-sensitive ambiguous projects in a dynamic business environment

Ability to assess complex data and variables to identify trends and provide insights and recommended plans of action

Demonstrated examples of the ability to gain cross-functional and Sr. Leader alignment for projects or product launches that have resulted in achieving or exceeding business objectives

Experience working in a global marketing or healthcare finance or economics role

Advanced modeling, forecasting, risk assessment and scenario planning skills

Negotiation or influence management capabilities

Business Acumen

Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Business Objects and Visualization software (i.e. Tableau)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to adjust style to audience

Independent thinker, self- starter, not afraid to tackle ambiguity

Intellectual curiosity in understanding the business and what drives success

**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 Requirements

The 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: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-12

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