This is newly created role to develop and execute TAVI Professional Education programs and strategies within the EEMEA region.

Key Responsibilities:
Develop overarching training strategy and methodology for multiple programs including selecting and qualifying vendors, key project targeting and development management, delivery of core curricula, strategy to obtain KOL input and key clinical assessments, development of substantiation targets and oversee approval of materials
Identify, engage independently, and influence KOLs to develop strategically aligned messages on EW programs
Create and manage all product and/or program related training documents and educational tools from program planning to execution
Develop the strategy for the effective launch, management and execution of existing and new programs, related trainings and projects intended to maximize product/procedural outcomes
Develop and own tactics (e.g., virtual symposiums, digital content) for large scale programs that support the strategy and access new training methodologies as incorporated into product launches as appropriate
Manage relationships with multiple vendors
Measure effectiveness of educational tools, resources and programs through post-meeting survey instruments, clinical field feedback and KOL review, develop plan to address concerns, and lead the implementation of solutions
Maintain awareness and alignment with existing guidelines and regional practices and ensure training content aligns
Travelling 40-50% within the EEMEA region, mainly to: Israel, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia etc.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree 10 years years experience in sales, marketing, or healthcare industry Required or
Master’s Degree or equivalent 8 years years experience of work experience in sales, marketing, or healthcare industry Required

Additional Skills:
Proven successful organizational and project management skills
Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
Recognized as an expert in own area with specialized depth within the organization
Expert understanding of related aspects of marketing concepts and principles
Expert knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures, and guidelines relevant to strategic event planning
Expert knowledge and understanding expertise in event management strategies: speaker management, content development, attendee/invite strategies
Expert knowledge of regulatory and AdvaMed requirements
Demonstrated ability to develop professional education relationships with teams in all regions and drive alignment in training and objectives in product use criteria
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
Must be able to work effectively across multiple areas with cross-functional team, marketing peers and leaders and managing needs and messaging to upper management
Must be able influence and guide stakeholders
Consult in project setting within specific marketing area
Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

What is it like to work at Edwards Lifesciences in the Czech Republic?

As a global leader in patient-focused medical innovations, we offer rewarding opportunities and exciting challenges in a truly international, dynamic and friendly work environment.

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees can grow, personally and professionally. To achieve this, we offer on-the-job development, training opportunities and the support and guidance provided by dedicated employee groups (the Edwards Network of Women, Edwards Foundation charity team, sustainability activities, and others).

Edwards Lifesciences in the Czech Republic also offers the following benefits:

Competitive Compensation and Benefits package
Flexible working hours, remote working
Pension Plan Risk Life Insurance
Virtual Medical Clinic (online access to healthcare)
Meal Benefits
Service Awards
Enhanced Sick Leave Benefits
Flexible Benefit Plan (Cafeteria)
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Employee Assistance Program
Comprehensive Wellness Program including onsite gym, Yoga, Pilates or SM System classes, massages, fresh fruit in the office, healthy lifestyle workshops, educational events, charity activities and much more.

Benefits are regulated by an internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits. Benefits policy and components may vary by location.

About Edwards Lifesciences

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan – it’s our life’s work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements.

For United States Applicants Only:
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