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Innovation Project Manager

Business Area:  Innovation
Location: 

Ballerup, DK

Country:  Denmark
Employment type:  Full-time

– Use your skills to develop medical devices that help save lives and improve patient care

 

Are you able to manage medical device development projects in a global setup? Do you have experience working with international standards for medical devices? And do you have a strong business drive? Then we have an exciting job opportunity.


We are currently looking for an experienced, medical device project manager with a technical background to head our future product development projects. You will be a part of the Innovation Project Management team within Global Innovation where your primary focus will be to lead cross-functional project teams that develops our future medical devices (single use endoscsopes). 


At our headquarters in Ballerup, where we develop many of our new medical devices, we have great innovation culture and a clear focus on fast time to market. We focus on developing new products and production processes that combine several technologies in new and innovative ways. This sets high demands to your project management skills, business and technical understanding, and broad medical device development experience.


Global, user-driven innovation – from idea to launch
As Innovation Project Manager, you will be a key player in the development of our new devices - from initial idea and throughout to implementation in one of production sites, launch to the market and subsequent follow-up. We work according to an Ambu developed agile phase-gate model which we call the Product Innovation Process. Our work includes a high degree of user and customer involvement and a part of the job is therefore to meet the medical professionals at their locations in operating rooms, intensive care units or pre-hospital settings. One of your main tasks  will be establish a motivating and collaborative working environment in the global project team. You will have close collaboration with many stakeholders globally and especially with the assigned Project Sponsor Team – a project specific team of 4 cross-functional managers that guides and supports you and the project.


Experience with global project management in the medical device industry
It is key that you are able to use your solid business understanding to discuss market issues in detail, strong leadership ability, technical knowledge (e.g mechanics) and solid experience with design control and stage-gate development model. 
As a person you are self-motivated, committed, structured and have a strong sense of responsibility towards your work and your team members. You are open-minded and you use your great interpersonal skills in your daily work to drive the projects and motivating the project team members. 
You probably hold a degree in engineering and have technical work experience that will support decision-making and challenges during the project and you have at least >5 years of solid experience within medical device project management. 
It is a requirement that you are fluent in oral and written English and that you thrive in a position that gives you the opportunity to travel about 10 days per year.

 

How to apply
If you are interested in the position, then please apply as soon as possible and no later than 19th March. 

If you have any questions about the position, you can contact Julien Saint-Guirons, Director, Innovation Project Management, Global Innovation, telephone +45 2795 0463. 

Your application will be treated with confidentiality.

About Ambu

Since 1937, breakthrough ideas have driven our work to bring efficient healthcare solutions to life within our fields of excellence: Anaesthesia, Patient Monitoring & Diagnostics and Emergency Care. Millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend and rely on the functionality and performance of our products. We are dedicated to improving patient safety and determined to advance single-use devices. 

The manifestations of our efforts range from early inventions like the Ambu Bag™ resuscitator and the legendary BlueSensor™ electrodes to our latest landmark solutions such as the aScope™ endoscope – the world’s first single-use flexible video scope. Our commitment to bringing new ideas and superior service to our customers has made Ambu one of the most recognised medico-technical companies in the world. Our head office is situated near Copenhagen in Denmark. Ambu employs approximately 4,200 people in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.ambu.com.

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