Head of Medical Device Software Operations @ BI X
BI X is Boehringer Ingelheim´s (BI) digital lab. Together with the BI businesses, BI X is developing breakthrough digital solutions in healthcare from idea to pilot. We are now expanding the horizon to a new level: improving human and animal health beyond the pill with a medical device software in wide range of applications: from SaMD solutions to embedded software and accessory products.
We are looking for talent to join us and co-create this brand-new unit at BI X that will operate across various geographies and multiple therapeutic areas.
In collaboration with a variety of experts from diverse professional backgrounds, you will drive the excellence of BI in building medical software from the spark of the first idea to a commercial product and further along the whole lifecycle.
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As Head of Medical Device Software Operations, you set-up, grow and foster a success- and outcome-oriented compliant environment within the BI X to develop modern consumer products in the medical space. With your expertise you drive the effective and sustainable set-up of the SrMD (Software related to Medical Device) organization. You will lead the organization in developing new processes that apply DevOps and fast feedback methods to end-to-end product lifecycle management for regulated medical software. Furthermore, you design and implement the mid- and long-term strategic business plan to ensure successful development, registration and management of Medical Device Software products. You are also the single point of contact with enabling functions in order to define and manage appropriate and efficient ways of collaboration. By that you establish BI X SrMD as a trusted partner. You will be acting as Qualified Person (PRRC) for the BI X products.
DESIRED SKILLS & MINDSET
We are looking for an innovator that provides leadership, management and the vision to successfully set-up and run Boehringer Ingelheim's first dedicated organization for end-to end development and management of Software as a Medical Device and related products. You are a digital strategist, passionate about applying lean and agile methods to the intersection of digital consumer products and medical science to develop innovative products that are engaging, safe, and effective. You easily manage to work across functions and departments in both an agile and classic working environment.
Master´s degree or equivalent work experience in Business, Computer Science, Law, Pharmacy or Medicine
Qualification as Qualified Person according to § 15 AMG (German Drug Law) combined with proven experience of leading product development in a highly regulated environment
Experience building B to B to C or B to C digital/connected product organizations
Know-How building and growing agile teams
Knowledge shaping operational processes, with an emphasis on DevOps methods for continuous value creation
English working proficiency and communication skills (verbal and written), German is a plus
Excellent understanding and best-practice knowledge of Medical Device Software development with all its elements, risks and challenges (including agile, continuous delivery and DevOps, lean UX)
Proven experience working with consumer-facing digital products
Experience driving the success of a digital startup is a plus
Strong analytical and data-driven mindset that translates into leadership skills
Ability to inspire employees to live up to their full potential
Strong negotiation skills and ability to persuade and effectively gain agreement
Make decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure
Our office culture is casual, inclusive, fun and social, with an emphasis on education and innovation. You will work on challenging projects in an innovative state-of-the-art technological environment in small teams of highly motivated colleagues who join us from a variety of backgrounds. We work at a fast pace, yet have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are expected to be constantly learning and growing. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others in the group, enabling them to grow and learn. We will offer you exciting career prospects within a start-up-like environment, yet aligned to Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the most inﬂuential pharmaceutical research companies in the world.
Full remuneration package to be discussed with candidates.
Please send your online application with a detailed CV by TALEO.
For further information please contact BI X-Recruiting Services: Natalie Scheid, phone: +49 (0)6132 77 144649