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Founded in 2002, sphingotec develops and markets innovative in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products for the early diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions such as sepsis, cardiovascular diseases and cancer with the aim of radically improving the chances of survival and recovery for the affected patients. Many of our diagnostic tests are based on proprietary biomarkers discovered as a result of our deep understanding of the disease biology and validated in numerous clinical studies - a core competence of sphingotec. We market our test portfolio internationally as rapid tests on our proprietary Nexus IB10 point-of-care immunoassay platform for flexible use in laboratory and near-patient settings. For implementation in high-throughput central laboratories we licenses our biomarkers to global IVD manufacturers
sphingotec is headquartered on the technology campus Hennigsdorf northwest of Berlin. Our subsidiary NexusDx, manufacturer of the Nexus IB10 platform, is based in San Diego, CA, USA.
To strengthen our commercial team, we are looking for a

International Scientific Affairs Manager (m/f/d)

for full-time and permanent employment in home office or at our headquarters in Hennigsdorf near Berlin, Germany. The position reports to the Marketing Management.

Your responsibilities:

  • You maintain and systematically expand our international network of clinical and scientific opinion leaders.
  • In close cooperation with Medical Affairs, Product Management and Marketing, you develop roadmaps to generate scientific, clinical and health economic evidence supporting the adoption of our diagnostic products.
  • You implement these roadmaps in collaboration projects with our international network of opinion leaders and support the publication of the results of such projects in peer-reviewed journals.
  • You support marketing and sales with scientific and medical expertise on our products.
  • You monitor scientific and clinical publications referring to our products and their respective competitors and provide relevant results for marketing and sales
  • You representsphingotec at conferences, towards professional associations and industry associations, and support the recognition of our products in guidelines and reimbursement schemes.

Your profile:

  • A university degree with a postgraduate degree in medicine or life sciences
  • Several years of professional experience in the pharmaceutical or diagnostic industry
  • Experience in design, implementation and evaluation of (non-regulatory) biomarker studies with analytical, clinical and health economic endpoints
  • A solid understanding of statistical methods relevant for clinical trials and diagnostics
  • Experience in authoring scientific publications and presentations
  • A good understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in medical diagnostics
  • A high level of scientific and ethical integrity
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A high willingness to travel amounting to at least 50% of working time
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • An independent, structured and solution-driven work style
  • Very good oral and written English language skills; German language skills are a plus
  • Routined use of Microsoft Office
  • A driving license

We offer:

  • An exciting job in a company geared towards international growth with a flat hierarchy and agile decision-making
  • A unique, innovative product portfolio with highest medical value-add
  • Fair basic remuneration and attractive performance-related variable components
  • A dynamic working environment in a team that successfully combines experienced industry experts with young professionals
  • The opportunity to develop an grow in an international framework

Do you find yourself in the profile? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application, stating the reference number and including your relevant documents (CV, certificates, diplomas, etc.). Please also let us know about your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations.
Reference number: 201907-20-M03-B
Date: 2019-11-12

SphingoTec GmbH
Neuendorfstraße 15A
16761 Hennigsdorf
Phone: +49-3302-20565-0
Fax: +49-3302-20565-55

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