International Product Manager
Since August 2013
Scientific support to the Exclusive Agents of the various countries. Benmarking and competitive analysis. Development of argumentation. Elaboration of products brochures for pediatricians. Training courses abroard for the Medical Representatives of our agents. Scientific support to our agents from the corporate office and abroad in the field.
Product Support Engineer & Product Support Specialist
November 2007 --- July 2013
As Product Support Engineer: • Support product developments or enhancements. This includes the development of design control protocols, executing the studies and producing reports. • Collaboration with external suppliers and the manufacturing plants required. • Run post marketing studies on new or upgraded devices. As Product Support Specialist: • Lead the implementation support activities sustaining deployment of a red cell collection apheresis platform (ALYX) in key accounts selected throughout Europe. • Network the Clin Ed specialists identified within countries to support ALYX implementation. • Prepare and deliver training programs to country Clin Ed specialists or distributors. • Coordinate with team the implementation of new launched software including CER protocols. • Elevate customer issues (quality, supply, product features...) and track resolution.
Manager First Spin-off
October 2003 --- September 2007
Management of a First Spin-off developing a new treatment by ionization to improve wood durability: benchmarking and competitive analysis, network setup, prospecting, collaboration with centers and companies, international conferences, advertising in various trade fairs, design analysis, process development, publications and reports.
Project Researcher (Xylowall)
September 2001 --- August 2003
Development of a new treatment by ionization to improve wood durability: research towards optimal treatment for wood.
AdaptabilityCollaborationInterest in knowledgeCoordinationFlexibilityOptimismSociabilityOrganization
Medical devices R&D Scientific writingEnglish Cell biologyCell biologyCell CultureClinical monitoringClinical Study DesignClinical study reportsCommunication SkillsData AnalysisData cleaningData entryData ManagementDNA extractionDNA sequencingElectronic Data Capture (EDC) FDAGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)ICH GCP guidelinesIn VitroMedical affairsMedical DevicesMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicroscopyMonitoring Study ProgressPCRPowerPointProduct designProject ManagementProtocolQuality Assurance (QA)R&DScientific WritingSerious Adverse Event (SAE)SOPTechnical reportsValidationWriting Study Procedures and SOPs
Skills and Expertise
Analyze data Design case record forms Develop protocols Interact with nurses Guide students Report dataCommunicate with investigatorConduct post-marketing surveillance studycoordinating research projectsExecute scientific projectsOral presentationOrganise meetingsPresent data at congressProvide trainingReport dataSearch literature on clinical trialsSupervise techniciansVerify dataValidate dataWrite protocols
Master in management in from IAG Louvain-la-Neuve in 2005
Engineer's degree in Bio-engineer from Université catholique de Louvain in 1998
Training and Certification
Learning facilitator, Inter-ActiveMinds in 2012 Training
Transfusion knowledge, INTS, Paris in 2010 Training
Biology introduction, INTS, Paris in 2008 Training
CE Medical Device Conformity, BioWin in 2008 Training
Good Laboratory Practice, BioWin in 2008 Training
Clinical Research Associate, BioWin in 2007 Training
Introduction to ISO and Good Manufacturing Practice, Pragmagora Society in 2006 Training
Certified animator in 1992 Certification