Posted 26 days ago

At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges.

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients.

Together, let’s help to advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Primary Function Of Position
The Senior Strategy Manager serves in a strategic and tactical capacity, and in partnership with various business units (product, commercial, Future Forward, etc.), assesses and supports the current and future needs of the company. The Senior Strategy Manager will also collaborate broadly across Intuitive’s functional groups and business units, with a particular focus on white-space clinical targets. This role will report to the VP Strategy.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Initiate and drive portfolio and commercial efforts that will expand Intuitive’s business boundaries to create future value. Key intellectual partner / resource to explore and debate concepts and themes. Ability to effectively represent the Strategy organization to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create work plans and project manage key strategic initiatives including business model exploration, digital roadmap, Platform development, portfolio and clinical strategy with a 4-10 year horizon, etc.
  • Identify, gather and analyze external research for consideration by the Strategy team. Partner with thought-leading/comparable companies Intuitive can engage with and gain insights from. Based on output collaborate with VP Strategy on course of action.
  • Project manage Strategy initiatives. General activities include keeping projects on track, identify required resources, support team meetings, minutes, etc.
  • Build relationships and collaborate with key business functions. Become a trusted and valued business partner focused on portfolio strategy and promoting the vision of the Strategy team.
  • Model and champion Intuitive Surgical’s culture and value set in your actions language and results. Focus on the “vital few” that allows for exceeding customer’s expectation.


Skill, Experience, Education & Training: 

  • Minimum 12 years of experience in the medical device/healthcare industry; demonstrated success in a high-growth research environment.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant technical field (engineering, clinical medicine, etc.) required.
  • In-depth knowledge of clinical medicine, primarily surgical care. Demonstrated ability to interpret clinical evidence.
  • Solid financial and fundamental analysis capability of healthcare (medical technology) companies preferred.
  • Broad understanding of hospital operations, economics, reimbursement, regulatory and healthcare trends.
  • Ability to build relationships and influence key stakeholders. Entrepreneurial spirit that leads and motivates people to action. Drive organizational focus on priorities and operate effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Sound project management skills, attention to detail and follow through.
  • Intellectual curiosity and strong learning ability.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% travel


Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

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Senior Strategy Manager