We are looking for a customer- and technology oriented leader in a new role

Medistim ASA
Head of External Innovation/Chief Innovation Officer
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Medistim ASA is looking for an individual to fill a new and exciting leadership position to help drive innovation.  The goal is to make sure that clinical application requirements are met and that new technological opportunities are exploited to the best for the patients and customers worldwide.
The newly created position is an exciting opportunity to work in an innovative, dynamic and leading global MedTech company in the intraoperative surgery quality assessment and guidance space. You will be working closely with both the marketing team, R&D team and with external KOL’s as well as with other leading external environments that could help fuel the innovative dimension of the role.
The role will be responsible for helping shape the strategy for future products as well as driving a culture change for new innovations within the company. 
We believe that the successful candidate has a background within a technology company, preferably within medical technology / life sciences, with a minimum of 10 years working experience and a passion for creating improved user experiences from product innovation. It is in the dynamic interaction and collaboration between technology (‘voice of technology*) and user needs (“voice of customer”) the right candidate thrives and delivers.  Experience within MedTech is a clear advantage, as would be understanding of highly regulated industries in general. Experience from ultrasound technologies would be desirable.
We believe the candidate should demonstrate strong leadership skills, internal drive, ability to network, as well as ability to analyze complex information, grasp key aspects and effectively communicate these.  The candidate we are seeking are also able to put technology in broader context and understand how technological developments may impact the Medistim business model.

Key responsibilities for the position:

• Drive innovation and understand significance of new technology trends as well as customer needs
• Drive projects including ‘Proof of concept studies’
• Shape key parts of product strategy in collaboration with Product Management and the Leadership Team
• Work with external stakeholders, including customers, clinical and technology thought leaders, global staff including sales and technical personnel
• Work x-functionally with internal partners to position new opportunities to meet customer and clinical requirements
• Help secure the leading position of the company in the longer term

Qualifications and experience:

The holder of this position should have the following documented qualifications and experience:
• M.Sc. or equivalent
• Experience from high tech industry, preferably within the medical / life science industry
• Ultrasound experience is an advantage
• Understanding and experience from a regulated industry (MedTech as an example)
• Experience and understanding within the following fields are an advantage:
IoT, Big Data, AI, machine learning, Cybersecurity, User interface, man-machine interactions, Product development, Open innovation,  Lean start up methodology and Customer insights methodology

• Working knowledge in Norwegian and English

A successful candidate will have to have good communication skills and be able to work in a multidisciplinary team while being able to plan and perform practical work independently. The position will require a significant amount of travelling in order to develop the necessary network and drive projects with external partners and test sites.

Note: an application without a specific motivation letter will not be evaluated.

Om arbeidsgiveren

At Medistim, we are passionate about delivering pioneering and cost-effective solutions to health care providers, patients and payers in the global surgical market. Our Ultrasonic Surgical Guidance & Quality Assessment systems are built for intuitive imaging of vascular morphology and instant assessment of blood flow. With our tools, we help surgeons improve surgical quality to reduce adverse events and re-interventions, and ultimately improve the patients’ quality of life. This is our mission – at the heart of our business.

Medistim has wholly owned subsidiaries in the USA, Germany, UK, Spain, Denmark and Norway, and is represented in all other major markets through an extensive distributor network. Medistims products are considered standard-of-care in most of the European countries as well as in Japan and China. The USA is the largest growth market. The company had a turnover of about MNOK 300 in 2017 and 110 employees. Medistim is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has its head quarter in Oslo, Norway.

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Innovasjon, Proof-of-concept, Teknologi, Ultralyd, MedTek

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