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Gov Affairs
21000I4S Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives

In this exciting role you will be part of a global community and will have the opportunity to influence public policies globally. Reporting to the Senior Director of Global Health Systems Policy, you will manage a new global policy center of excellence. You will have the opportunity to work closely with Medtronic colleagues across the globe, as well as industry partners, government officials, and other stakeholders, to ensure fair access to innovative medical technologies worldwide.  

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result —and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

Ideally this position will reside in Washington, D.C. or Minneapolis, MN, however, could work in one of our other US Medtronic office locations or remote.

A Day in the Life

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

  • Monitor and analyze price regulation trends globally by surveying risks quarterly.
  • Lead the preparation of data sets and data analysis.
  • Produce accurate, action-oriented and timely reports and identify areas that require further research.
  • Organize and manage learnings and insights and ensure website and other databases remain current.
  • Recognize, assess and communicate price regulation risks to stakeholders.
  • Work closely with country staff and industry associations to assess and mitigate the impact of price control policies and initiatives that affect the organization.
  • Collaborate with businesses, functions, and external stakeholders to ensure the attainment of the COE’s goals.
  • Develop a budget and operating plan for the program.
  • Adopt a continuous quality improvement approach to assess strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to program staff.
  • Create and support an environment that fosters teamwork, respect and diversity.


Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of program evaluation and/or program management experience; or, an advanced degree with 3+ years of experience
Nice to Have
  • Master’s degree in business, policy, management or related field.
  • Experience in global policy formulation and analysis with a global mindset.
  • Proven experience in program management and strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Experience in complex, virtual, global teams; effective leadership skills, and ability to take responsibility for organizational issues.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex materials and perform data cleaning; strong understanding of databases, analytical tools, and concepts.
  • Effective team player and proven stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion and independent judgment.

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. Let’s 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)

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We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result — and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.