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Chief Technology Officer

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Scandinavian Real Heart AB (Realheart) is developing a Total Artificial Heart (TAH) called the ‘Realheart TAH’ that replaces the natural heart and is intended to save the lives of patients suffering late stage heart failure. Realheart is based in Västerås, Sweden and is publicly traded Spotlight Stock Market Realheart is looking for candidates motivated to progress the technology from the development stage to clinical use and commercialization. An opportunity exists for a senior design engineer professional to join the small and dynamic team to support design activities to meet documented performance requirements. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with electro-mechanical equipment development in the field of medical devices. Key responsibilities · • Effectively communicate department or area issues and results within and across functional areas and conducting presentations of details and/or technical information concerning specific projects or timelines • Lead by example, developing and mentoring R&D team on product development methodology, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and encourage creativity in the R&D team • Ensure timely and consistent communication to stakeholders (CEO, Management team and Board) on progress, risk management and change management associated with technology and R&D portfolio · • Collaborate with the Founder and Scientific Advisers, in relation to scientific communication, IP strategy,patents, grant applications, clinical trials etc. · • Together with the CEO actively work with key suppliers and lead the strategic purchase development · • Collaborate with and assist the project manager in order to reach the long-term goals. · • Manager for technical team including 5-10 persons both employees and consultants Managerial · • The R&D Director will be managing a group of engineers both employees and consultants (5-10 persons). · • The members of the team have strong competencies within their own specialities. Some members of the team has participated in the project for a long time, but many of them are relatively new. A key to the success is to make them all work together and to create an environment where everyone is participating to the overall project plan Education/Experience/Qualification • Advanced degree in Engineering or Bioengineering required, preferred Ph D • Minimum of 5 years of direct product development and launch experience within medtech • A minimum of 5 years’ experience of managerial roles • Deep understanding of Medical technology or very similar technology/system • Fluent English and Swedish skills in speaking, writing and understanding The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in new concept and product development. S/he will have a strong working knowledge of design controls, and all relevant regulatory requirements for the design, development and commercialization of medtech products. S/he achieves objectives of technology innovation and product development, after consideration of time, cost and performance standards. S/he applies all relevant international regulations/norms/standards. Required competencies In order to be successful, the candidate excels on the following competences: • Influence • People management • Innovation • Networking • Effective communication The following competences are desirable: • Analysis & judgement • Steadiness Mindset & intrapersonal skills • Excellent organizational, collaborative and leadership skills with demonstrated track record • Ability to make and prioritize process and resource decisions based on overall team and organizational needs • Outstanding learning, analytic, problem solving and decision-making skills • Result focused & Customer -and business orientation • High level of commitment and personal integrity • Ability to challenge existing technology, priorities and projects • Promoting a mutual respect environment humble to each and everyone’s skills and experiences, at company´s best • Comfortable in an early stage company with a focus on flexibility, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, good follow-up and judgment • Project management and solid process management skills to assure assignments meet timelines, are managed and known to relevant parties • Capability to promote teamwork/collaboration, together with an attitude to measure performances by KPIs • As a person, you should be curious and prestigeless

Scandinavian Real Heart AB


  • Antal platser: 1
  • Timmar per vecka: 32 - 40 timmar
Sista ansökningsdag: 2021-04-15
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