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Research Manager - Switzerland  

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Posted on : 22 March 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a medically-guided, non-profit organization led by an international group of surgeons specialized in the treatment of trauma, and disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
  • Founded in 1958 by 13 visionary surgeons, our company today fosters one of the most extensive networks of more than 16,000 surgeons, operating-room personnel, and scientists in more than 100 countries.
  • Our company is headquartered in Switzerland.Our company  has grown into the world’s largest orthopedic community.
  • We are looking for a highly motivated person for our offices to fill in the position of Research Manager. 

Your tasks: 
  • Drive both  clinical and translational research programs as well as research education programs 
  • Build relationships with key opinion leaders (KOL) in the field of spine surgery 
  • Manage the company  International Research Commission 
  • Drive global company research initiatives 
  • Responsible for the oversight of project approval and milestones 
  • Overall budget responsibility and accountability on all company  international research projects 
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders and cooperate with external service providers 
  • Responsible for a team of three staff members

Job requirements:
  • Master of Science or equivalent is preferred 
  • At least five years professional experience in managing clinical study groups and/or KOLs and medical research 
  • An outstanding communicator who can deal effectively with stressful situations 
  • Excellent social and networking skills 
  • Willing to travel frequently 
  • Fluent in spoken and written English; proficiency in additional languages, particularly German, is a plus

We offer:
  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization with an engaged, international team 
  • Modern infrastructure 
  • High-value terms of employment, such as long lunch breaks allowing sporting activities, generous home-office rules, 100% salary during sickness or accident up to two years, etc.