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Senior Portfolio Manager (R459908)





Portage, 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?

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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 data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data, and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.

What you will do:

The Senior Portfolio Manager is responsible for the long-term strategic direction and NPD execution of product lines. Identifies new opportunities, evaluates opportunities based on potential success factors, and works with customers, engineers, and 3rd parties to take those products from ideation to market launch. This role will be responsible for NPD support of projects in development and research in the Orthopedic segment for the OGI portfolio.


  • Assess the impact of competitive dynamics and points of parity/difference through competitive analysis.
  • Research features and benefits and how they translate to value for a specific product.
  • Gathers competitive information to drive insights.
  • Leverages networks of people and resources for obtaining competitive information.
  • Adheres to organizational protocols, practices, and procedures for gathering competitive information.
  • Anticipates the needs of customers and patients and creates a superior value proposition.
  • Understands customer value perception and refines proposition for various customer stakeholders.
  • Understands and implements what current and future customers find valuable.
  • Selects appropriate investigative or analytical methods from market research to generate insights.
  • Utilizes an established process for conducting market research.
  • Combines historical and current data to optimize market research.
  • Analyzes the validity and reliability of market research results. Understands statistical significance and basic hypothesis testing.
  • Effectively uses and interprets qualitative and quantitative research. Able to glean decision-driving insights through observation of behaviors.

What you need:

  • 6+ years of work experience required
  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • 2+ years medical device experience preferred
  • 2+ years of marketing/sales experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong preference on previous upstream marketing experience
  • 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

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