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Surgical Business Development Intern in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Mission

To assist the Portfolio Development Manager and where necessary the wider European Marketing team, with input into meaningful projects that contribute to continued growth across the Surgical portfolio.

Key Responsibilities


  • Business Development: Market Assessment. Lead market analysis for 3-5 potential product spaces for Stryker as part of an acquisition strategy. This includes market sizing, competitive overview, growth trends and recent innovations.
  • Business Development: Assist with target company research and key fact sheets to drive decision making on synergy or targets with Stryker, key financial metrics and potential sales.
  • Business Development: Assist with due diligence and integration project tracking and management, to create a standardized process for future marketing acquisitions in Europe


  • General Brand Marketing and Training assistance: projects to vary according to needs

Key activities include:

  • Developing an understanding of select markets and the products they consist of
  • Primary research and secondary data analysis to build a market overview
  • Online and primary research on target companies to build an overview and identify strategic fit
  • Collaboration with PMs and Brand Managers to identify targets and conduct research
  • Project management for due diligence and / or inter-agency activities on the basis of an up-and-coming integration
  • Research of existing DTC marketing campaigns to define requirements and success factors
  • Building a project plan and resourcing, as well as aligned DTC strategy across brands, in collaboration with Brand and Product Managers
  • Other duties as required to support the company's goals and marketing / sales objectives and initiatives. These may include development of marketing or training materials, videos, event planning, meeting planning and communications tasks

Education / Experience Requirement:

  • Working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Ideally looking for a career in marketing and / or healthcare


  • Strong initiative and self-management
  • Ability to work independently with guidance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Computer proficiency; ability to work with and understand Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional partners developing positive working relationships
  • Strong organizational skills, particularly time management and prioritization
  • Performance driven, results orientated
  • Ability and willngness to travel

Expectations of Role

  • Setting Directions: This person identifies and prioritises activities based on the needs of the business creating sustainable operating plans while staying agile and willing to adjust plans as required.
  • Building Organizational Capability: This person knows how to create effective and sustainable ways of achieving sustainable structures and processes. He / she is capable of building strong networks.
  • Inspiring Others: This person is authentic and passionate and knows how to build trust and partnerships. He / she acts with integrity and instils confidence in a compelling future. He / she is able to connect, collaborate and encourage various perspectives.
  • Developing Talent: This person works to develop skills necessary for optimally performing in current and potential future roles.
  • Delivering Results: This is a significant hands-on role, with a clear focus on execution. This person measures him / herself against the best and is passionate about driving and achieving results.

About our Internship Program

Our program is perfect for talented students seeking to gain valuable hands-on experience and develop their talents in an international, ambitious and results driven organization. The internship will build more than just your resume - it will challenge your knowledge, build your network and drive your career path.

We are committed to investing in you, both personally and professionally. Therefore we offer on-the-job learning and structured training within the specific business function. Furthermore, a dedicated mentor will be assigned to you, you will be a real responsibility from day one, and you will have a great insight into what it is like at the world's leading medical technology company.

Are you ready to join Stryker?

To find out more and apply, please visit

Some additional information regarding the internship:

  • For the full duration of the internship you will be registered to a Dutch (or European university)
  • We are recruiting for interns available to started March 1st or April 1st for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Stryker will pay an internship allowance of 400 euro’s gross for Master students based in the Netherlands, commute cost (by public transportation can be reimbursed).
  • With your application you confirm to hold an EU passport or you have a work permit to work in the Netherlands.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%


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