Senior Project Manager – Medical Devices

We see it as our goal and purpose to improve people’s quality of life, helping them gain or regain hearing ability through our advanced hearing implants. Did you know for example that there is a proven close relation between hearing impairment and dementia?

Join us in making a difference for people with a severe hearing loss as a Senior Project Manager in Oticon Medical’s bone anchored product development department.

The impact you can make

As Senior Project Manager, you will have the responsibility of leading and driving a variety of projects within bone anchored implant systems covering both Class II and Class III implants, surgical tools and techniques. You will be fully responsible for planning and executing from concepts to successful release to the market. You will be part of an international team of Project Managers leading projects in Oticon Medical covering our Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS) portfolio. 

You will be based in Gothenburg and part of Oticon Medical BAHS R&D. Our project activities, however, are distributed across several sites (Gothenburg, Copenhagen, Nice and Stettin), so multi-site project management will be a natural part of your daily work. Our project activities cover both development of new products and investigation and preparation of new technologies, and our project teams are typically multi-disciplinary and can include R&D, Operations, Regulatory, Clinical and Marketing. For our implant projects, the core development team will typically be located in Gothenburg.

Furthermore, your key responsibilities include:

  • Leading a project team of skilled development engineers and specialists
  • Ensure deliveries complying to medical, regulatory and internal quality requirements
  • Project reporting and milestone reviews according to our quality management system
  • Ensuring the right compromises and decisions both on overall product scope and down to technical specifications
  • Pro-active stakeholder management – both internally and to external partners or subcontractors
  • Ensuring MDR and FDA compliance and high quality of our solutions together with Clinical Affairs and Quality.

Your background 
In order to be a success in this role, it is vital that you possess both a solid technical background and experience within project management of device development. On top of this we envision you have the following skills and qualifications:

  • A B.Sc. or an M.Sc. engineering degree or similar technical background preferably within mechanical or electrical development
  • +5 years of experience in management of complex product projects including hardware development.
  • Experience from medical device development and medical device standards
  • Experience from working with cross-functional teams across multiple sites
  • Fluency in English (spoken/written)

We are looking for a strong project manager who can maneuver in a mid-size organization where you have to engage on multiple levels in the organization and toward suppliers as well as external stakeholders.

Your footprint 
To be a match in this role, it is crucial that you understand the importance of ensuring deliveries on-time and handling multiple stakeholders. This means that you are outgoing, result driven and capable of setting clear goals for yourself and your team; create a strong team spirit across multiple locations and departments. You know how to lead and motivate your project team towards success.

Furthermore, you have a general technical insight and curiosity to support a multi-disciplinary work environment in developing as well as market a high-tech medical device system.

We offer a result driven and ambitious culture in our endeavors to reach our goals. We show flexibility and expect you to do the same. Since we are a global company working across sites, you should be able to travel +20 days per year.

We believe in the good life 
Oticon Medical offers many challenges in an international organization full of energy and expertise, where we believe that personal and professional development is the foundation for the growth of our business.
We create solutions that allow people to live their lives to the fullest. We also recognize that in order to bring energy and inspiration to work, you need to re-energize and spend time with family, friends and hobbies in a healthy work life balance.

Application and contact 
This recruitment are handled by our recruitment partner, Moveup Consulting AB. To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to katarina.wanderydz@moveup.se

If you have questions regarding Oticon or this open position, please contact Tom Bergqvist at +46 (0)733 87 27 22 or Katarina Wanderydz at +46 (0)738 55 44 51.

We are screening applications continuously. Please send your CV and Cover letter no later than 31 March.

We look forward to hearing from you.

By submitting your application, you also consent to us storing your personal data, including CV & cover letter and that we have the right to share this information with third parties (our client). You can revoke the consent whenever you want.

Oticon Medical is a global company in implantable hearing solutions, dedicated to bringing the magical world of sound to people at every stage of life. We are part of the Demant Group – one of the world’s largest groups of hearing health care companies with more than 14,500 employees worldwide and revenues of over DKK 14 billion. We share a close link with Oticon and have direct access to the latest advancements in hearing research and technologies. Our competencies span more than a century of innovations in sound processing and decades of pioneering experience in hearing implant technology. By working collaboratively with patients, physicians and hearing care professionals, we ensure that every solution we create is designed with user needs in mind. We share an unwavering commitment to provide innovative solutions and support that enhance quality of life for people wherever life may take them. Because we know how much sound matters. 

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