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Req ID:  5808



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Strategy Associate position is an integral part of the North America Medical Systems Group (MSG), based in Westborough, MA.  The Strategy Associate will report into the Director of Strategic Projects and will work closely with the MSG President and Sales & Marketing leadership teams across the Endoscopy and Surgical business units.  The Strategy Associate will help drive annual strategic planning and provide ongoing support for business units to develop, implement, and successfully manage their business strategies while producing a standardized framework to increase consistency and cross-business collaboration.  A key function of this role is to create and present quality deliverables that support strategic initiatives across MSG.

Job Duties

* Manage and the annual strategic planning process for MSG business units within Endoscopy and Surgical (including Gastroenterology, Respiratory, EndoTherpay, Urology, Gynecology, Surgical Endoscopy, Systems Integration, Energy, and Ear, Nose & Throat).


* Continuously evaluate, enhance, and train on the strategic planning process / framework and strategy playbook with industry-leading tools and methodologies to the Sales & Marketing leadership teams.


* Collaborate across business units to gather and leverage best practices and lessons learned to continue improving overall MSG strategy.


* Support the quarterly strategy review meetings, including preparation, facilitation, and reporting.


* Operationalize the strategic planning playbook and provide ongoing project management support for the development, implementation, and management of business unit strategies.


* Gather and analyze data, identify gaps and trends, and make recommendations related to baseline performance as well as established best practices and benchmarks.


* Support key initiatives that help shape the future of Olympus and fulfil Our Purpose of “making people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulling”.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical related field is required; an advanced degree (e.g., MBA) is preferred.


*  Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with competing priorities in a fast-paced, ever-changing and evolving work environment.


* Ability to produce quality work products in a timely manner while maintaining a strong attention to detail.




* Minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience is preferred; prior experience in Sales, MedTech, and Strategy / Management Consulting is a plus.


* Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to persuasively deliver presentations to all levels of the organization.


* Creative problem solving ability and a collaborative, consultative mindset.


* Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams).

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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