Careers that Change Lives
The Senior Manager would provide a clinical voice with respect to projects running at Medtronic Engineering & Innovation Center MEIC. This will include providing clinical inputs, consultation around medical affairs as well as internal trainings on relevant topics.
The individual would be accountable to develop, grow & sustain partnerships & collaboration with hospitals, academia, start- ups and government relationships as regard to innovation.
The individual is expected to work with MDT Clinical & Commercial organizations and Business Units in relation to innovation & partnership platforms.
The individual would be accountable for the Design Innovation lab at MEIC & Design thinking for local-global initiatives.
The individual would also lead efforts in developing relationships with KOLs.
The individual would be accountable to ensure clinical immersion program for engineers at MEIC and training in relevant therapies.
This individual would direct overall provision of services, policies, and programs relevant to the area of operation in the innovation, partnerships and KOL alliances activities.
A Day in the Life
Sustaining the existing partnerships/ relationships with KOLs, Hospitals. Academia and Healthcare eco-system
Working with the Site Leadership in related areas of Clinical Immersions, Innovation & Partnerships
Driving and supporting the Engg and R & D teams from a Clinician perspective & meeting their requirements
Provide ‘clinical insights’ in the brainstorming sessions and subsequent planning
Lead NPD efforts with respect projects/ Pre-PD work to constitute a portfolio of products (device/ digital) that serve local/ domestic market needs/ feed into global pipeline of Projects aligned to BUs/ ISC as applicable
Lead the development of a pipeline of relevant projects as aligned to MEIC’s Vision and charter and strategy
Build the entire ecosystem map, in alignment with the team’s vision and drive execution of the projects as well
Establish a clinical insight generation model and clinical mentoring plan for R&D team and track against the plan
Bring in a ‘healthcare industry innovation and insights’ component into the Product Development Process (PDP)
Forecasting budgetary requirements for his/ her group
12+ years of applicable work experience in an innovation R&D organization in areas of Clinical/ Medical affairs, Upstream R & D and Innovation
Prior experience in a medical technology MNC preferred
Required : MBBS
Required : Post Graduate Degree in Medicine or Biomedical field or equivalent.
Nice to Haves
Ability to build strategy for the group and implementation plans
Excellent management skills; demonstrated success executing complex programs with diverse technical/ clinical teams; stakeholder management of globally dispersed businesses highly preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, negotiating; managing change; goal setting; planning and organizing teamwork; ability to address difficult situations
Must possess managerial courage; must be confident managing risks and making decisions that will likely have a large impact on organizational objectives
Good financial acumen
Willingness to travel up to 25% within country and global
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