Medical Device Innovation Lead 586

ProductLife Group is looking for a Medical Device Innovation Lead to join our dynamic teams and contribute to improve patient’s life.

About us

Group 10

  • Actively support of Digital Business Transformation project leads in order to deliver these projects by
    • assessing the desirability, feasibility, and viability of the projects,
    • structuring the medical device strategy,
    • enabling technical and clinical validation and
    • liaising with our colleagues from regulatory and QA.
  • Drive the scouting & incubation process for Medical Devices (incl. SaMD)
    • Maintain and optimize our data base (currently: Inova)
    • Drive the engagement process with various internal and external scouting sources
    • Define the steps and conditions allowing fast and efficient user testing taking the desired patient experience into account incl. legal and compliance framework
    • Enable to transfer from testing environment into Go-to-market solution
  • Support the DBLT/ Digital Council in managing the digital portfolio
    • Support PVU / Mission in device strategy definition
    • Activate early support for Early Solutions and DevMed Solutions to ensure project specifics coverage
    • Support the definition of valuation/ prioritization criteria and governance process as well as frequent project reviews

Group 11
Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Life Science/ pharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum of 3-5 years working in the pharmaceutical/biologics/medical device industry/ digital innovation
  • Certification in Design Thinking/ Agile/ SCRUM and/or Project Management will be a distinct advantage
  • Proven track record in project management
  • Pharmaceutical business experience and familiarity with competitive landscape of devices and pharmaceuticals, drug development process, regulatory requirements, and market access/reimbursement processes
  • Experience in evaluating external projects and technologies
  • Experience in global projects, ideally with USA or EU operational experience
  • Experience working in internal and external project teams
  • Basic knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (e.g. ISO 13485, 21 CFR820, Medical Device Directive) and evolving regulatory expectations in the field of medical devices and mobile health, including human factors engineering is a plus


Group 13

  • Management and Leadership skills
  • Project management skills
  • Written and oral presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills and ability to influence
  • Communication and networking skills
  • Motivation, empowerment of teams
  • Ability to cope with stressful situations and drive issue resolution and decisions
  • Ability to identify(potentially non-traditional) key expertise within the organization
  • Management of external relationships

Medical Device Innovation Lead 586