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Head of Development - Aesthetic medicine

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Profile Group is a premium Selection and Recruitment company that has been helping candidates in their job search for 30 years. Working with a wide variety of companies, we provide candidates with a high quality service that helps both in the application process and improving the various skills required to succeed in interviews.

Capitalizing on a history of innovation and expertise in exclusive natural chitosan chemistry, KiOmed Pharma, a spinout from KitoZyme, develops a unique pipeline of medical devices that address unmet medical needs in high impact pathologies and major social burdens such as invalidating osteoarthritis, aesthetic medicine and ophthalmology.

Located in Belgium Liège, and composed of a fast-growing team, KiOmed Pharma has recently launched on the market its first class III CE marked medical device, KioMedineVSOne® indicated in the treatment of symptomatic patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis. A R&D pre-market pipeline of medical devices is currently under development, more specifically skin booster and dermal fillers for dermo-aesthetic growing markets.

KiOmed Pharma has the ambition and the resources to grow to a worldwide class and aim at launching its innovated pipeline products in the market through strategic commercial partnerships.

To achieve this ambitious milestone , KiOmed Pharma is looking for a Head of Development - Aesthetic medicine to work in close collaboration with the CEO, the R&D and regulatory teams.

Head of Development - Aesthetic medicine


  • Manage the dermo-aesthetic development projects, from the project request till the CE mark, according to the roadmap and respecting new regulatory requirements (MDR, Annex XVI) , budgets and timelines.
  • Manage the R&D team dedicated to dermo-aesthetics.
  • Manage external partners linked to R&D activities.
  • You will report directly to the CEO
  • You take part in the strategic partnership management
  • Support scientific marketing activities.


  • Engineer or PhD in chemistry, biomaterials or life sciences.
  • Experience of minimum 5 years in medical devices class III and proven track record in bringing innovative products to the market , preferably in aesthetic medicine industry.
  • Experience of minimum 3 years in managing R&D teams.
  • Scientific background in biopolymers.
  • Motivation to work in team in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, result- and customer-oriented.
  • Critical mind and autonomy.
  • Rigorous, you dispose of a good sense of organization.
  • Excellent level of English and French (writing/speaking).
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office suite) and knowledge of project management tools.


  • An opportunity to participate to the growth of a young and dynamic company in an innovative and fast-moving field, and particularly to the start of its commercial activity in the context of a new European regulation on medical devices.
  • A possibility of hiring with a permanent contract.

Profile Group manages this mission in exclusivity. Any interested candidate is therefore invited to apply exclusively through this ad (apply now) or by contacting Profile Group directly. Contact: Gwenaelle Hebette ( ou Anaelle Henrard (

  • Placed on:Tue 15 June 2021
  • Location: Herstal

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