Our client, MedTech Europe is seeking an Industrial Policies Manager for its Medical Devices Team

Company details

Your Role in MedTech Europe

MedTech Europe, the European Trade Association representing the medical technologies industries is seeking a highly motivated professional who has a passion for healthcare and medical technologies.

You will be responsible (under strategic direction of the Medical Devices Senior Manager, Merlin Rietschel) for taking a lead role in contributing to the organisation’s goals in the Medical Devices’ Regulation area. This team’s work focuses on the implementation of EU Regulation 2017/745 (MDR) meaning this is a primarily member interfacing role with a strong regulatory focus.

Function

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Key Projects
    • Provide direction and support the functioning of certain industrial policies working groups, e.g. post market surveillance and vigilance, device-drug combination products etc.
    • Assist with analysing impacts of future legislations on the sector, and more long term the revision of the MDR
    • Develop and coordinate MedTech Europe responses to public consultations, position papers and presentations as identified by the working groups and contribute to advocacy efforts
    • Develop industry guidance for members on various topics related to the implementation of the MDR
  • Members Management
    • Lead working groups to meet the objectives including coordination of the debate, building consensus and advise on possible successful political and legal strategies
    • Liaise and coordinate with other industry associations and stakeholders in Brussels
  • Representation
    • Represent the association at external meetings involving EU institutions, stakeholders and policy makers.

Profile

The ideal candidate

  • Has a genuine passion for healthcare and use of (medical technology) innovation in healthcare legislation
  • Holds a university degree or other relevant qualifications in Biomedical Engineering (or other relevant scientific discipline), European Studies, Law, Political Science
  • Has minimum 5 years’ experience of working in medical technology industry (technical or regulatory position), for instance from having worked for a Notified Body, a medical device manufacturer, or EU institution
  • Has a strong understanding of EU policies and the functioning of the EU (a must)
  • Is fluent in both written and spoken English, other EU languages are an advantage
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively with multicultural stakeholders
  • Is well-organised with sound project management skills and always strives for operational excellence
  • Analytical skills: has the proven ability to analyse, summarise and communicate on complex legal and technical issues.
  • Is a team player who can work proactively and independently within complex teams and is open to learn and receive constructive criticism
  • Has excellent command of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook

Offer

  • Competitive Salary + Performance Bonus, Lunch Vouchers, Pension Plan, Medical Plan (+ Family), Mobile Phone Subscription, Laptop and Transport Reimbursement
  • Be a representative of a well-established and innovative European industry
  • Opportunity to be a member of a motivated, dynamic and international team (regular team events)
  • Opportunity for trainings and personal development

Placed on:Wed 10 August 2022
Location: 1000 Brussels

Interested?

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