Location: Smørum, Denmark (just outside of Copenhagen).
Are you a strong leader and do you possess great competencies within clinical test methods?
Then you might be the person we are looking for, to help us in our effort to continuously develop the best hearing aids in the market.
With your strong background in developing clinical testing methods and structures, you will take Oticon’s testing capabilities to the next level. You will join the department, Audiology and Algorithms, a business unit that develops audiological concepts for all of our hearing aids.
Development of test systems for clinical tests
In your new position you will be responsible for the team “Clinical Test and Test Development” with 17 employees. This team carries out clinical tests of all Oticon’s hearing aids and accessories. Furthermore, the team is responsible for developing methods for testing hypotheses, developing tools and methods for clinical tests and for sound environments.
In this respect, your main responsibility is to design, drive and implement structured and effective test methods that continuously enhance the R&D test processes and the quality of our products. We trust you to help Oticon remain in a leading position within the audiology area through a constant process of acquiring knowledge about cutting edge testing methods and test philosophies.
Your main tasks include:
- Set and drive the direction for clinical testing methods
Inspire and motivate your team
- Developing structured and innovative methods and tools for clinical tests in Oticon
- Defining and implementing structured testing processes and procedures – including performance measures and continued improvement activities
You can look forward to becoming part of a group characterized by the “will to win” and an atmosphere and culture in which trust, honesty and knowledge sharing are crucial.
Experienced manager with structured methods and tools for clinical testing
Leading the breeding ground between testing methods and audiological research, is demanding thus we expect you to hold an MSc in Engineering or clinical audiology. We expect you to have +5 years of experience with team management and you have an excellent track record in terms of setting directions, guiding and supporting your team. Your theoretical background is supported by your substantial experience from tests of medical devices or other high tech products. This experience includes the development of test strategies, methods and tools.
We would prefer you to have acquired your experience from the hearing aid-, acoustic consumer electronics-, or the medico industry, but alternatively it could also be relevant, if you have worked within another high technology industry.
Your work must be characterized by constant emphasis on quality in all aspects of the development process. You are aware that the success of the team depends on effective professional sparring and communication, and you are therefore open and inquiring in your contacts with partners and colleagues. You find it easy to structure your workday, and you have the authority and courage to be self-reliant when it is necessary – and in this regard you are able to give yourself realistic deadlines for your tasks and projects.
We expect you to speak English fluently. If you are to relocate to Denmark, we will support you in learning the language.
We dare to make a difference
Together with your team you will take pride in making a difference, you will have the opportunity to put your mark on tomorrow's solutions. We are at the forefront of the latest technology, constantly working to improve hearing solutions so that our customers can add value for users and we can strengthen and develop the business. You will be working in a growing international company, where there is rich opportunity for professional and personal development. You will be part of a dynamic environment built on trust and openness, where you will find a strong will to win.
Want to join the team?
Then send your application today, as we are continuously screening applications. Apply for the job via http://job.oticon.dk no later than 10th April. We expect to hold interviews throughout the remainder of April and would prefer for you to start in your new job on 1st June.
If you would like to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Recruitment Specialist, Martin Jensen, on the following e-mail: mjn@xxxxxxxxx.
We look forward to hearing from you.
500 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss. It is Oticon's ambition that our customers - hearing clinics throughout the world - prefer to use our products for people with impaired hearing. Oticon is among the three largest companies in the industry, and in Denmark all 1,400 employees, develop the most innovative hearing aids in the world with passion, dedication and professional expertise. Oticon is a growing company, and 97% of Group revenues are generated outside Denmark. We are part of William Demant Holding Group with more than 7,100 employees and revenues of nearly DKK 7 billion.
For more information and link to the online application form, please see this link:
Marcus Holmberg, PhD
Audiology & Algorithms