Interim Head of Engineering and Product Development
Salary: Competitive daily rate
Our client is a well established, growing medical device company based in Wales. It operates under a full QMS and applies its own CE marks under the EU Medical Device Directive
The business obtained approval from the US FDA to sell its products into the US market. That is a big opportunity for growth - which could more than double the size of the business
New products are being developed for the US market and the new Interim Senior Manager will be key in the leadership of the teams to deliver of these projects.
Our client needs somebody who can take ownership and leadership of the project (with about 15 engineers working on it) and focus 100% on delivery of:
Completed product development project
Overcoming the regulatory compliance barriers
Getting the product into production
Reporting to the MD, and the Board; and
The person needs to have a good grounding in electronics and software development and be a very capable project leader from a regulated industry.
To have the project management skills to deliver whilst building a team
To be able to identify what additional resources may be required to get them in early enough to keep the project on track: the project is sufficiently important that the opportunity cost of delay is much greater than the cost of adding resource to fix things
This is an interim project for at least six months, but could extend to 9-12 months, as another new product development should follow on during that period.
This is an immediate interim assignment.
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