14 days ago

Head R&D - Structural Heart (TAVI) (f/m)


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Head R&D - Structural Heart (TAVI) (f/m)

As one of the world's leading manufacturers of cardio- and endovascular medical devices, BIOTRONIK is headquartered

in Berlin, Germany, and represented in over 100 countries. The work of our committed, highly specialized, exceptionally

skilled employees results in crucial advancements in the world of cardiology and changes the lives of patients every day.

Please join us as :

Head R&D - Structural Heart (TAVI) (f/m)

The BIOTRONIK structural heart team develops, designs and produces complete Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation (TAVI) systems.  The Head of R&D Structural Heart will lead the TAVI R&D team in an efficient and effective manner to design and develop a portfolio of cardiovascular products.

Your Responsibilities

Your Profile

  • Management and supervision of the TAVI development team providing guidance, direction, and prioritization of multiple projects 
  • Design and execution of the overall development roadmap, from development processes and procedures to commercialization
  • Development of tools for clinicians (i.e. delivery systems) which are optimized for controllability and efficiency during surgical procedures
  • Management of the R&D TAVI program to budget and timeline constraints
  • Creation of a framework which allows a tight collaboration within the TAVI team as well as with the neighboring functions of clinical / medical affairs and marketing / product management

  • Higher technical education required, preferably a master degree in mechanical engineering or applied sciences
  • Long standing track record (10+ years) in a comparable R&D role with an overall team of at least 10-15 employees
  • Experience in the medical device industry in the field of implantable cardiovascular devices
  • Proven experience in mechanical engineering and in the highly regulated implantable medical device industry 
  • Experience managing R&D projects from innovation to commercialization on several complex engineering programs
  • Visionary, strategic, goal-oriented and communicative leader who is strong in execution and delivery 
  • Excellent communication skills in english and german (verbally & written) - any other language is an asset

Are you interested? Please apply online! We are looking forward to welcoming you.



Working hours: Vollzeit  

Type of contract: Unbefristet

Job ID: 16942

Contact: Bianca Wisner                 


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