The regional research manager – india/asean/africa is responsible for defining strategy and overseeing the execution of academic research partnerships in india, asean, and portions of africa (currently sub-saharan and northeast africa)This individual provides the interface between business segment, region leaders, and strategic collaborative academic partners to establish comprehensive research programs with key opinion leadersCritical responsibilities include profiling and introducing new strategic research partnerships, defining and governing collaborations, ensuring that site and investigator-specific research needs are met, and assuring studies are conducted in a timely, satisfactory, and compliant manner so as to provide high-impact research deliverables to the business.
This role shall not have any sales or marketing responsibilities.
Roles and responsibilities
Duties include (but are not limited to):
Seek out academic partners well-suited for ge partnershipUnderstand their strengths and collaboration interestsWork with collaborators and product teams to solicit investigator-initiated research proposals that are well-aligned with ge research needs.
Develop and maintain research relationships with key academic research partnersCreate a positive and thriving research experienceNurture existing relationshipsIdentify and develop new relationships.
Establish governance and operating mechanisms with modalities and researchers to resolve issues, track achievements and deliverable impacts, and oversee payments or study logistics, where necessary.
Coordinate any research responses required as part of commercial inquiries, at arm’s length from the commercial sales or marketing engagement.
Act as primary research manager for gehc cross-modality projects, or to ensure modality ownership and follow-through of modality-specific projects.
Be a source of external intelligence into ge healthcare modalities, articulating academic institution’s research vision and initiativesAssist ge in understanding the changing focus, needs, and expectations of key research partners and the region.
Ensure commercial team is kept informed of site research activity, through communications, op mechs, or appropriate methods – in accordance with compliance measures.
Comply with the gehc quality manual, quality management system, quality management policy, quality goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they type/position.
Technical, business or clinical degree with 7 years industry experience in product development, field services, operations or related areaEquivalent customer-facing leadership experience may be appropriate.
Clinical domain expertise in oncology or interventional radiology with specific product and technical knowledge of imaging systems (mr preferred) and diagnostic medical devices.
Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and across professional and executive levels of an organization; ability to influence and coordinate resources in support of program objectives
Solid understanding of the ge healthcare organization, including experience in imaging, diagnostics and software-related areas, or other similar diagnostic medical device business.
Project management experience within an engineering or research environment; demonstrated execution at meeting project goals while satisfying quality, performance, schedule, and budget ctq’s
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated excellence in customer support, responsiveness and engagement
Collaborative mindset and demonstrated ability to work effectively and professionally in a matrix environment and in a remote office.
Demonstrated clear thinking & problem-solving abilities: successfully led cross-functional projects/process improvement within operations function involving process improvement; able to quickly grasp new ideas.
Deep clinical and product development expertise
Advanced technical degree (m.s., ph.d., m.d.) or business degree (mba)
Experience working in multiple disciplines or businesses in gehc.
More than 10 years accumulated experience in product development, r&d role or a clinical research role in gehc.
Familiarity with regulatory standards and prevailing laws governing research activities with healthcare providers in the region
Relocation assistance provided: no
Posted 6 days ago