Clinical Affairs Research Specialist, SVK


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Job description, responsibilities and duties

A Day in the Life

Principal responsibilities of Clinical Affairs & Research Specialist:

*Focusing on the assigned therapeutic areas actively builds and maintains optimal relationships with local customers and local Key Opinion Leaders as well as with local authorities, medical & scientific communities and the medical device industry.
*Represents Medtronic as "the Clinical face" within the country.
*Establishes effective and systematic collaboration with relevant internal stakeholders, physicians and hospitals.
*Sets up a database of potential target accounts to be engaged in clinical activities in the country.
*Conducts field visits and initial assessments for identified leads.
*Supports and provides input to the local clinical strategy and ensures full alignment with the global clinical strategy for each SBU.
*Identifies potential local clinical studies in line with local and SBU strategy, submits potential study proposals to the clinical SBU for approval.
*Builds the right level of knowledge in reimbursement, health management in the country to address those with relevant clinical solutions.
*Is the point of contact for all relevant stakeholders and partners (Clinical BU, MDT departments that need access to the local clinical field, other clinical execution groups.
*Ensures seamless project execution and high quality deliverables that meet stakeholders' expectations, manages local study activities.
*Reviews budget / timing and effort estimates to ensure they adequately reflect the local environmental practices and constraints.
*Ensures awareness of local clinical activity and new clinical evidence and provides input to sales & marketing leaders.

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Employee perks, benefits

Careers that Change Lives

Would you like to work for a rapidly growing international healthcare company?

Do you consider you have the right experience for a Clinical Affairs & Research Specialist role? If yes, then send us your resume and enter the recruitment process right away!
Join Medtronic where we appreciate your talent, experience and passion for your work. You can count on professional and personal development, exciting challenges and a dynamic environment.

This is an exciting opportunity where, as a Clinical Affairs & Research Specialist you will represent Medtronic Clinical Affairs internally and externally in your country, manage local evidence plans, act as an extension of the business units (SBU or BU) in the country to successfully facilitate clinical trials execution and perform activities for either a specific therapeutic area or across several therapeutic areas.
In return, we will provide you with world-class training, development opportunities, and the opportunity to work in a varied and challenging role. Our offer package will include a competitive salary and other great benefits.
For this role you will be expected to be located in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Personality requirements and skills

Must Haves:

*University Masters or Bachelor's degree in relevant technical, clinical or biomedical field.
*In depth knowledge of local evidence needs and local law & regulations.
*Deep knowledge on the local culture and language.
*General knowledge of 'Good Clinical Practice' and applicable regulations.
*Ability to think in the bigger picture and have global perspective.
*Strong judgment & interpersonal skills.
*Strong problem solving & influencing skills, decisive.
*Strong oral and written communication skills in local language and in English.
*Demonstrated ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams.
*Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization.
*Project management and scientific writing skills.
*Ability to multi task & to effectively deal with competing business priorities.
*Strong business savviness.
*Customer focus.
*Ability & desire to work X-BU.
*Willing to travel extensively in the country / region.

Nice to Have:

*Years of relevant experience in the clinical field is an advantage.


Brief description of the company

About Medtronic

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries.

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

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- Bratislava
ID: 3304826   Dátum zverejnenia: 7.2.2018