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Global Director of Digital Health, Advanced Wound Care

Company: ConvaTec
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

At ConvaTec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We are a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers in the areas of advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion care. We devise, develop and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom and mobility.

We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day: Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What's Right. We are a global Group, with over 9,900 employees and in 2020, our Group generated revenues of over $1.894 billion. To learn more about ConvaTec, please visit

Change is everywhere at ConvaTec. It's transforming our business and helping us improve millions of lives. And we're nowhere near finished. Across every part of our business, we're pushing for better. Join us as Global Director of Digital Health within Advanced Wound Care Business Unit, and you'll do the same.

Your Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and leading the business and service strategy for the Digital Health function for the Advanced Wound Care Business Unit i.e. identifying and assessing the viability and customer adoption of novel/disruptive care models
  • Defining and delivering short and long term business objectives, milestones and KPIs for the AWC Digital Health Strategy
  • Ownership and responsibility for the Digital Health P&L and associated AOP / Strategic Plan targets
  • Owning the creation of the respective business models that will inform revenue and profitability targets
  • Driving the innovation, development and integration of digital technologies for Advanced Wound Care, collaborating with internal R&D, Marketing, Quality, Regulatory and Clinical teams and with external partner companies, universities and institutes, whilst protecting the Company's Intellectual Property.
  • Leading customer/user insight meetings to provide effective Voice of Customer input to AWC Digital Health programmes.
  • Defining and implementing an effective business structure and organization, ways of working and cross team interfaces to drive the successful delivery of the strategic plan
  • Working with the CTO, CIMO and Vice President, AWC R&D to build a strong AWC Digital Health Team with a full pipeline of short-term, medium-term and long-term innovations and developments
  • Leading the interface with the IT organisation to ensure effective collaboration of AWC's Digital Health's activities with IT, as appropriate
  • Acting as Subject Matter Expert for AWC Digital Health Technologies
  • Leading the development and integration of business processes (activity flow, decision-making and governance) that will enable agile and effective use of resources within the AWC business unit to meet strategic objectives for AWC Digital Health
  • Ensuring effective integration of AWC Digital Health Platform Development, Data Science, Clinical/Medical data acquisition, Algorithm Development, Digital Technology and Sensor Developments into efficiently delivered development projects and programmes in line with required Design Control, Software Control and other Regulatory requirements to meet EU, US or other international or national standards

Travel Requirements:

  • This role has a global remit and as such, travel may be required up to 25 - 30%.

About you:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent within a science, marketing or business-based field
  • Expert knowledge the innovation and development of Digital Technology applications
  • Solid understanding of potential business / commercial business models within digital health technologies & services
  • Experience working in Pharmaceutical/Medical Device/FMCG Industry, preferably within an commercial, marketing, digital health focused function
  • Experience working within the digital health industry and network, ideally within a healthcare environment
  • Proactive and flexible in adapting to changing environment and able to balance multiple, competing priorities to meet objectives
  • Highly proficient in the data management and utilisation of computerised system hardware and software
  • Highly effective presenter of complex technical data in concise, easy-to-understand formats
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work, communicate, influence and lead in a cross-functional, multinational environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively build strong co-operative working relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Masters degree would be desirable but not essential
  • CIM qualification desirable but not essential

Our transformation will change your career. For good. You'll be pushed to think bigger and aim for excellence. Your ideas will be heard, and you'll be supported to bring them to life. There'll be challenges. But, stretch yourself and embrace the opportunities, and you could make your biggest impact yet.

This is stepping outside of your comfort zone.

This is work that'll move you.


ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: ConvaTec is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any ConvaTec employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of ConvaTec. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

If you are an active employee at ConvaTec, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "ConvaTec Internal Career Site - Find Jobs". Thank you!

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