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Senior Manager - Medical Device R&D

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Munster
  • Sector: Scientific
  • Date posted: 07/02/2018
  • Job reference: J376808A

Senior Manager - R&D

Our client, a world leader in medical and bio-medical devices, is currently seeking a highly talented Senior Manager on a permanent basis.

In this role, you will manage the portfolio life cycle for Infusion systems in the non-acute care space (ambulatory, sub-acute clinics, home care). You will set the work direction for a global engineering team and will be accountable to ensure your programs are aligned across business scope and milestones. You will also be accountable for key timelines, dependencies, and Core Team resources across projects and business platforms.

  • Ensuring the alignment of product value proposition, program scope, and strategic business objectives to business strategy
  • Manage R&D Budget
  • Strategic planning and ongoing transition toward platform/product paradigm, common architecture and technology reuse
  • Process driven approach to the product development effort in order to provide continuous improvement, with high quality, remaining in budget, while cultivating innovation and teamwork throughout the business
  • Constructively challenges the organisation to rethink assumptions and approach headwinds in new ways
  • Collaborate closely with all functional areas necessary to aggressively advance products from proof of concept through development, validation and product launch
  • Contribute to the development, implementation & protection of our IP strategy, proposing responses to disruptive technologies or competitive threats that impact the business
  • Sustain a culture that will attract and retain key talent

Qualifications and experience

  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering degree: bio-medical, science, medical, industrial, mechanical - MBA desirable.
  • A minimum of 12 years relevant experience in new product development and project management of successful cross-functional leadership in a matrix organisation
  • Previous experience in Med Tech industries that develop electromechanical/software systems is preferred
  • Must have demonstrable examples of bringing a product through the full life cycle to market
  • Experience leading hardware and software development teams
  • A proven track record of executing of all aspects of product development including requirements, design, development, verification and validation as well as other aspects (e.g. performance, security, usability, scalability, install-ability, supportability) relevant to the final commercialised product

Please Contact Kathryn on 016455250 or email for additional information in this or similar opertunities