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Confidential 90000.00 Euro . EUR Per annum

2021-07-27 14:30:03

Job location Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Healthcare & Medical

Job description

R&D Manager

Medical Devices



€70,000 - €80,000

Research & Development Manager

An Extraordinary role on offer as a Research & Development Manager with one of the global leaders in medical technologies, alongside the opportunity to have a hand in the continual growth through a wide array of diversified innovative products and services.

Have you worked within Research & Development Management in relation to Medical Devices? Would you like to be a part of the continual improvement of systems and innovation of Medical Devices to benefit all? Are you looking for a role that recognises your expertise as well as your part of playing an instrumental role in the success of a company?

We are currently seeking a Research & Development Manager to join our Medical division to be based in The west of Ireland, this role will be responsible for undertaking management efforts for the Research & Development projects through management of teams, creating and developing a product pipeline, thusly taking to the Medical Device market.


As previously indicated the desire and need for the Research and Development of projects to their end goal of taking to market is paramount for the organisation, the need for continual innovation and understanding of the project will be key in the potential candidates' success in completion of duties.

Implement strategy and vision within projects and coordinate the progression within these projects.
Establishment and continuation of appropriate research methods internally, alongside 3rd party establishments such as universities, for research and development of clinical product solutions.
Identify new technology, source new materials, components, and equipment within designated areas to further develop capabilities.
Identifying new vendors and strategic partners to allow for product development and component/ subassembly supply.
Manage the key activities of the project and to drive project tasks to ensure efficient and timely completion.
Work well with differing cross functionality groups within the organisation to ensure effective relationships are working toward company goals.
Compliance with Quality, Regulatory, alongside company policies and system.
Foster innovation and creativity within teams and perform disclosure reviews.
Ensure compliance with quality and regulatory requirements when necessary in bringing new products to the market.
Actively contribute to the development of the Quality systems.
Act as the designee for the Director of Engineering and the Engineering Laboratory Manager and the Senior Test Engineer for the overall change control review.


Third level degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or similar discipline, Masters or Ph.D. level is desirable but not essential.
A minimum of 7 years' experience within the medical device industry (with 3-4 in a senior Medical Devices role), coupled with proven Project Management methodology and skills.
Certified within project management essential.
Demonstration of verbal, written, listening, communication and team-building skills a necessity, whilst the need for effective collaboration to allow for optimum results leading cross-functional teams.
Demonstrating the ability and track record to prioritise and manage multiple project workloads, whilst showing an ability to process improvement and management skills throughout, allowing for timely completion of project.
Good mechanical design as well as understanding of engineering fundamentals within Medical Devices.
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of relevant medical procedures, terminology, practices, and products, whilst also having a firm level of knowledge and understanding in Medical Device development from concept through to the commercialisation process.
Strong knowledge of Endoscopy & Peripheral Intervention business.
Highly motivated individual who is a self- starter with a passion for excellence, with an emphasis on the need to be capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
Willingness to travel on company business.

What next?

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position and have a desire to work for a fast-paced, continually growing company within medical technologies with a role directly impacting the continual innovation of products & services within an organisation, as well as recognition due to direct correlation to the organisation's success, then please get in touch to discuss this opportunity further with a CV for an opportunity in a rewarding field.

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