Innovation Manager

As an innovation manager, you will be in charge of guiding a portfolio of clinically-relevant medical device concepts through the first stages of commercialization to prepare each for advanced development & funding.

OVERVIEW

ABOUT MERGE

Merge is a medical device studio that pairs engineering development, business development and talent services to guides early-stage medical device companies from concept to clinical use. We advance technologies to advanced development, manufacturing and funding. Merge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Role

You are an expert generalist in medical devices. You speak multiple device languages from engineering, project management, regulatory & go-to-market strategies. You know enough to be dangerous. As an innovation manager, you will be in charge of guiding a portfolio of clinically-relevant medical device concepts through the first stages of commercialization to prepare each for advanced development & funding. You will running point on paving the path to commercialization for several different medical device technologies.

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:

  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-functional team
  • Work on multiple technologies at once.
  • Develop commercialization strategy for cutting edge technologies
  • Develop business models, market analysis, regulatory and reimbursement pathways, and go-to-market strategies
  • Develop compelling innovation stories to captivate stakeholders.
  • Develop and design client deliverables
  • Work within constraints of available resources, timelines, budget
  • Advise and help clients achieve their goals
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Work on various cutting edge medical device technologies

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years in medical devices
  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Experience with medical device development lifecycle & documentation
  • Understanding medical device & healthcare economics
  • Understanding of capital formation strategies (Grants, Angel & VC)
  • Self-starter & disciplined to work remotely
  • Creative & Curious

PREFERRED:

  • Previous medical device start-up founder or founding team member
  • Engineering Background (or understanding of technical processes) 
  • Trained in Biodesign methodologies
  • Knowledge of hospital processes and health systems
  • Experience in entrepreneurship, specifically start-ups
  • Knowledge of intellectual property and venture processes is a plus
  • Knowledge of reimbursement and go to market strategies is a plus
  • Knowledge of fundraising processes is a plus
  • Strong interest in becoming a leading innovator or founder of a medical device company.
  • Willing to be based in Nashville, TN or Houston, TX.

JOB TITLE
Innovation Manager
LOCATION
Remote US
employment basıs
Remote Position
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