My client is # 1 in their market and growing. They will relocate for the right candidate. Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer is not available for this role.
The Director of Product Development will drive the development of biologic, medical device and/or pharmaceutical products for the identification, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of peripheral nerve injuries, and for continued process development and product support. The individual should be a visionary who excels in advancing technology to business via joint ventures and strategic alliances, and should have versatile experience working in a start-up or emerging growth environment. The Director of Product Development will work with cross-functional teams to take new product and process improvement ideas from the Company strategic roadmap and translate them into projects, while complying with all appropriate regulations and guidelines.
Candidates should have a successful track record of leading by example with outstanding communication, strong team-building and planning skills, solid interpersonal/management capabilities, effective organizational abilities, and exceptional presentation skills.
Principal duties and responsibilities include the following:
Strong, positive, passionate and grounded leader
Lead Product Development Team in the development, execution and success transfer of new technologies, line extensions and optimization of existing products.
Interface with Clinical, Quality, Regulatory, Operations and Marketing team to ensure collaborative and effective delivery of projects.
Assess external technologies and strategic partnership to deliver world class products for the identification, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of peripheral nerve injuries and repairs.
Form effective strategic alliances with collaborators, contractors, labs,
Manage, maintain and grow corporate Intellectual Property portfolio.
Support the development of departmental strategic direction, business processes and project execution strategies.
Be a technical and scientific resource for both internal and external activities.
Drive result and the successful completion of projects
Lead by example to successfully mentor and train product development
Education-Bachelor of Science or Engineering with 7+ yrs. experience in medical device, biologic or orthobiogic product development
Master of Science or Engineering with 5+ yrs. experience in medical device, biologic or orthobiogic product development
Doctorate in Science or Engineering with 5+ yrs. experience in medical device, biologic or orthobiogic product development
Successful track record of delivering innovative, cost effective and impactful products
Knowledge of appropriate regulatory requirements
Capable and willing to lead and execute development projects
Strong interpersonal skills, mentorship skills, exceptional organizational and time-management skills
Ability to work independently and lead a collaborative team environment
Ability to quickly adapt to changes in departmental priorities and goals to meet company strategies and directives
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Consistently looks for ways to support all team members’ success.
Put’s the whole team’s/company’s priorities ahead of individual priorities.
Involves team members appropriately in decision-making and information-sharing.
Willing to stand up for his/her beliefs and point of view
Consistently recognizes and focuses on the importance of the work we do, despite uncertainties and risk.
Is optimistic and encouraging in words and actions.
Drive to Results
Consistently anticipates and finds ways to overcome obstacles to achieving the goals
Holds himself/herself accountable for taking tasks all the way to completion.
Can clearly communicate important company goals and what he/she needs to do in order to accomplish them.
Considers the impact on the customer in every decision.
Holds himself/herself to high standards of excellence to serve the customer.
Is seen by the customer as highly responsive in every interaction.
Demonstrates consideration for others’ ideas and contributions.
Engages in passionate debate around issues in a positive and constructive way with appropriate language.
Communicates truthfully, completely and directly with the person or people involved
If interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be contacted immediately.
This position can pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and stock options and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.