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Professional Education Country Lead - Germany

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Better Together!
Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business dedicated to helping improve people's lives. With leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine, Trauma and Clinical Therapies, Smith & Nephew has almost 11,000 employees and a presence in more than 90 countries.
Smith & Nephew is committed to helping people regain their lives by repairing and healing the human body. We believe that this can only be achieved by establishing mutually beneficial relationships with all of our stakeholders including healthcare professionals, patients, investors and employees. If you share our passion for innovation coupled with a strong track record within or aligned to healthcare education and training why not come and talk to us…
Currently we are looking for a
Professional Education Country Lead - Germany
to join our team in Hamburg
Your role
In this newly created role, you will be responsible building a team and leading the development and delivery of the Smith & Nephew Professional Education plan for Germany which supports both local company strategy and integrates in to the overall European training plan.
In line with Global/European Standard Operating and Compliance Procedures, you will be required to identify HCP training needs in each of our strategic business units and manage the team in providing  education solutions to address these needs.  You will also be ‘the face of education’ for Smith & Nephew Germany from an external perspective, inputting into and aligning with the European Regional Education strategy as it relates to local education needs.
Specific areas of responsibilities include:
  • Identification of educational needs
  • Design of programme content that is evidence based , liaising with the central content development team as required(instructional design)
  • Determine the most effective channel to deliver content to broad audiences and ensure regional alignment
  • Selection of HCP consultants for medical education activities
  • Management of HCP engagement including individual consulting and institutional agreements.
  • Setting of selection criteria and approval of attendees
  • Evaluate training and clinical communication effectiveness
  • Align and approve educational grants, donations and corporate sponsorships
  • Provide local content for Education & Evidence: Smith & Nephew’s portal for eLearning
  • Ensure that all Professional Education activity adheres to the Smith & Nephew code of ethics and any legal and compliance responsibilities.
Your skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in a business related discipline
  • Experience in a healthcare educational or compliance function or clinical/scientific affairs background
  • Medical background highly desirable
  • Commercial experience in orthopaedics and/or wound management desirable
  • Good understanding of healthcare system and key stakeholders in Germany
  • High level experience in project and people management
  • Proven experience in working cross functionally and within a matrix organisation
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating and conflict resolution skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills both in German and in English
We offer
  • Motivated team and flexible scheduling of your workload
  • Interesting and varied function in an international and dynamic environment
  • The opportunity to play a relevant part in a medical network and to further develop a company with an excellent reputation
To apply for the role, please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter to izabela.gawel@smith-nephew.com
We look forward to receiving your application!

Contact detail

How to apply:
per E-Mail an izabela.gawel@smith-nephew.com
Send application to
Izabela Gawel | Recruiter | , DE
D +49 40 879 744 153
M +49 160 9395 1506

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Germany (Hamburg)
Working place
22763 Hamburg
Area of expertise
Medical Engineering