Vice President Development

Highly Competitive
Posting date: 21 Nov 2018
This vacancy has now expired

ProClinical is seeking a Vice President, Development, to be based in Germany on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibitlies:

  • Professional and disciplinary leadership of the Development Department
  • Ensuring the timely, cost- and content-appropriate implementation of all development projects and tasks
  • Responsible for the creation, implementation and further development of efficient processes in the area taking into account the regulatory framework
  • Ongoing evaluation and optimisation of the development process with regard to qualitative, time and cost-oriented as well as regulatory stable implementation
  • Establishment and expansion of external partners to overcome resource bottlenecks
  • Scaling and result-oriented control of resources
  • Coordinate the close communication within the area as well as between the departments and locations
  • Escalation and problem-solving instance for development-specific problems and disorders
  • Identify resource bottlenecks and solve them
  • Review and release of (results) reports and reports in accordance with the requirements of ISO 13485
  • Participation in the preparation of the financial budget
  • Analysis and definition of personnel development measures as well as implementation in coordination with HR
  • Representation of the area "Development" at customers and at fairs
  • Maintaining and expanding the network with technology, product providers, suppliers and development service providers

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or software engineering or equivalent relevant activity
  • Several years of relevant, sector-specific professional experience (medical technology, pharmaceuticals, etc.) in a comparable position
  • Solid leadership experience
  • Successfully optimising development functions with the aim of establishing modern and efficient development processes and knowledge of using modern development tools
  • Experience in the development of computer assisted products / solutions, ideally several years of experience in the development of digital medical devices
  • Ability to effectively and "breathing" resource planning across all capacities while meeting strategic goals and priorities
  • Knowledge of the qualitative and regulatory requirements in medical technology
  • Proficient in German and English

To Apply:

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.