Digital Health Managers

MedTech Europe

Mavence

Digital Health Managers

MedTech Europe

Brussels, Belgium

Background

MedTech Europe is the European trade association representing the medical technology industries, including medical devices, diagnostics and digital health.

More than 33,000 companies in Europe produce more than 500,000 medical technologies that share a common purpose: improving, extending and transforming people’s lives. With more than 14,000 patents filed annually, the medical technology industry is the most innovative industry in Europe.

Context

Digitalisation is changing the way healthcare is delivered, making it better, safer and more effective. Recent years have seen a number of policy initiatives, many emanating from Brussels, that are paving the way for better use of digital health technologies and health data.

This is why MedTech Europe wishes to reinforce its Digital Health team to address Europe’s extensive and fast-developing digital agenda, and to ensure that EU and Member State policies and legislation facilitate a trusted and accepted deployment of digital health.

Your role in the Association

In its process of strengthening its Digital Health team, MedTech Europe is looking for 3 professionals, who have experience/expertise on one or more of the following topics/policy areas:

As a specialist in digital health with a strong knowledge of one of the topics above, you will represent the medical technology industry’s interests vis-à-vis policymakers and stakeholders, by driving advocacy initiatives (which you will yourself contribute to).

You will maintain and develop partnerships with the EU institutions, with relevant European stakeholder groups and with any other key player of note, to advance the medical technology industry’s interests and vision with respect to these legislative acts.

Together with the Chairs, your will coordinate and drive MedTech Europe working groups devoted to these topics.

Key areas of responsibility

Strategies & tactics

  • Develop strategies to collect the members’ interests and advise on (and execute) successful tactics to ensure regulatory approaches that support members’ interests.

Technical/Regulatory affairs expertise

  • Drive activities that are in line with the association’s policies, procedures and practices;
  • Collect input from members and feed industry comments into responses to public consultations in the relevant policy domains;
  • Suggest opportunities for new work items, advocacy and communication.

Project management

  • Lead internal committees and working groups, together with their chairs, to coordinate debate, build consensus and advise on possible successful strategies;
  • Develop position papers and presentations to support projects and programmes;
  • Provide direction and support to ensure successful external advocacy of agreed industry positions, objectives and campaigns;
  • Partner with colleagues from various other functions to ensure alignment across the various departments of MedTech Europe.

Representation

  • Represent MedTech Europe and present its positions to external stakeholders, including at meetings with EU institutions;
  • Foster and maintain contacts with a network of key stakeholders, in particular within the EU institutions and agencies;
  • Depending on your policy focus, extensively engage with member state regulators;
  • Alert the MedTech Europe hierarchy and members to issues ahead of time.

Communication

  • Communicate about projects and programmes to members and externally to identified stakeholders;
  • Monitor and share intelligence;
  • Respond to members’ and non-members’ requests for information;
  • Communicate information on meetings, update extranet with new resources/tools, and post them to members.

Your Experience and Education

  • Masters level education, preferably in law, IT, political or social sciences related disciplines with other relevant degrees also being considered;
  • Proven, initial work experience, ideally in trade associations, the healthcare or IT industries, public administration or government, or public affairs agencies;
  • Experience in and knowledge of one of the following:
    • digital healthcare data management;
    • medical devices software regulation;
    • EU and EU member state policies/initiatives on digital health and data.
  • Strong knowledge/experience in the EU legislative decision-making process;
  • Experience in leading or working in projects;
  • Experience of or within the EU institutions/Brussels environment a strong advantage;
  • Fluent in English, other EU language(s) highly appreciated.

Your Skills

  • Ability to easily engage peers, external groups and international bodies;
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus among different interests and viewpoints;
  • Excellence both ‘behind a desk’ and in external representation ‘out of the office’;
  • Possess or have a demonstrated ability to create an own network;
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, both in one-on-one and group settings;
  • Flexible and a good team player;
  • Commitment to pursuing excellence and taking initiative;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

The Offer

  • Becoming a member of a motivated, dynamic, diverse, and international team that is in the process of expanding;
  • Competitive salary package plus additional benefits, including a performance bonus, lunch vouchers, mobile phone subscription, work laptop, pension plan & medical insurance (incl. family);
  • Representing a well-established and innovative European industry;
  • Opportunity for training and personal development.

MedTech Europe is an equal opportunity employer.

The Application

Interested candidates are asked to send their application consisting of CV and cover letter to sergey.golyshin@mavence.com.

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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