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Business Development Manager (R463905)

Business Development




Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

COVID-19 vaccination requirements

Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, Stryker is encouraging US employees as well as all new US employees joining our company to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Today or in the future, vaccination may be a requirement based on the essential functions of the specific role or applicable regulations. Please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements and timelines.

Why join Stryker?

We are proud to be named one the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

Who we want:

  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing market data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, and advising for sales opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration
  • 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:

The business development manager is responsible for developing business cases and sourcing new products, companies, technologies, and intellectual property that meet the business unit’s strategic initiatives.

  • Identify companies, products, technologies, and intellectual property that fits the strategic business focus
  • Execute field due diligence and voice of the customer through sales channels and key opinion leaders to fully understand the opportunity
  • Partner with Market Insights and third-party market research companies to execute primary and secondary research and surveys
  • Develop business professional executive summaries, presentations, and business plans
  • Partner with groups such as divisional Business Development, Sales, Marketing, R&D, regulatory, and OUS business partners to identify viable acquisition opportunities
  • Support the creation, communication, and execution of BU Business Development Strategy
  • Develop global market segment assessments and identify opportunities
  • Plans, directs and coordinates the external market analysis for product acquisitions
  • Responsible for development of processes related to conducting due diligence and BD in general to ensure BD knowledge is scalable and best practices are shared across Division
  • Key participant in BU Product and Financial roadmap creation and communication
  • Support development of projected expense budgets
  • Submits periodic reports on areas of responsibility

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (emphasis in marketing, finance, engineering or related discipline preferred)
  • MBA preferred
  • 8+ years of work experience required
  • 5+ years exposure to Sales, Marketing, Operations, R&D, or Finance preferred
  • 5-10 years of experience and exposure to Sales, Marketing, Operations, R&D, and Finance
  • Previous experience in Marketing / Product Management
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in successfully developing and introducing new products
  • Experience and proven track record in developing and implementing Marketing strategies
  • Experience in recruitment, selection, and development of products and services to achieve strategic objectives
  • Previous experience in Marketing / Product Management

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

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About Stryker

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