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VP Commercial & Business Operations



Full Time

On Site


Waltham, Massachusetts, United States


Responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership for sales administration, pricing, and contract solutions. This leadership role has responsibility for ensuring sales and marketing has the budgets, forecasts, financial KPIs and reports, commission programs, pricing models, contracts support, and IT tools, among others, to achieve maximum revenue and the desired levels of profitable growth in the products businesses.


  • Provide management, leadership and vision to maximize product sales potential in a rapidly evolving US market
  • Lead the development and execution of sales and marketing strategies to meet the commercial financial objectives for Critical Care & Ventures in the US
  • Deeply understand, synthesize and efficiently communicate market conditions (e.g. needs of customers, competitor activities) to drive successful business activities
  • Lead customer segmentation and targeting and implement programs to drive success with direct, 3rd party service provider and distributor sales
  • Collaborate with executives and stakeholders to set the strategic direction and develop, execute, implement and communicate the overall product sales and marketing plan for the US
  • Define and implement goals, KPI's and compensation plans that align with the commercial financial objectives of Critical Care and Ventures
  • Develop team competencies to achieve a world-class sales and marketing culture
  • Drive the development and implantation of messaging and value-based campaigns across the sales team

Critical Deliverables:

  • Develop business proposals ands presentations, both written and oral, for use with t he executive leadership team
  • Represent the company at industry events
  • Partner with the Sales Operations team to create reports on key metrics to drive focus on winning activities
  • Develop needed sales tools and resources through a strong partnership with field sales, sales management, clinical education, Medical Affairs
  • Provide regular status updates on sales and marketing tactics and timelines to the leadership team
  • Relationships built through effective networking with key contacts outside own area of expertise
  • Contribute to overall alignment of all Value stream marketing plans to the goals of the business

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Travel required at least 20%.


Advanced degree in Business Administration


  • Minimum of 5-7 years of strong and successful management experience in similar positions
  • 5 years P&L experience
  • Experienced leader of an organization of 30+ employees
  • Experience of planning and managing resources to deliver predetermined objectives as specified by more senior managers
  • Strong management skills with the ability to lead cohesive and productive team
  • Proven track record in cross-functional collaboration with value stream counterparts
  • Builds Effective Teams: building strong identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Optimizes Work Processes: Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Drives Engagement: Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
  • Plans and Aligns: Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals
  • Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer centric solutions
  • Strategic Mindset: Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies
  • Ensure Accountability: Holds self and other accountable to meet commitments
  • Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.