Clinical Education Manager

Location: Coleraine

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: 09 March 2021

Salary: Competitive

Clinical Education Manager

ABOUT THE ROLE

Based in Coleraine and reporting to the Managing Director, Armstrong Medical Limited (AML), the Clinical Education Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a clinical training & education strategy within the Respiratory market working collaboratively as part of the AML Senior Commercial Team. 

Contributing directly to an evidence-based approach to developing and promoting our products and services. This role provides clinical expertise that will inform a wide range of commercial decisions and provide advice and support to ensure the consistent delivery of a high quality, client focussed service.

The Clinical Education Manager will network and partner with Respiratory Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) to include building and delivering educational sessions, leading nurse engagement programmes, attending conferences and nurturing relationships with key opinion leaders to build AMLs reputation. 

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

Strategy participation

  • Provide a clinical voice and opinion to the overall discussion and execution of the Commercial team strategic plan, with specific responsibility for the creation and execution of the Clinical Objectives
  • Provide clinical input during development of marketing strategy
  • Network with respiratory nurses and related HCPs, building meaningful relationships with key nurses and helping to build the clinical reputation and awareness of AML

New Product Development

  • Work closely with the Insights and R&D teams to ensure all newly created products meet the consumer and nurse needs both within and outside a clinical setting 
  • Participating in the organisation of patient trials by assisting with patient selection, and monitoring patients’ progress during trials

Product Insights and Marketing

  • Working closely with the Marketing department to ensure that all material (printed and online) is clinically accurate and up-to-date making sure it is easily understood by both consumers and HCPs
  • Lead a programme of nurse engagement, through specific activities and programmes.

Training and Education

  • Create and deliver training and education sessions in collaboration with Sales & Marketing to deliver presentations to all key stakeholders – business partners, health care professionals and associates
  • Deliver presentations through various mediums including webinar, conference presentations to large or small groups, road shows and recorded demonstrations. The content should support the use of the product and or service and should be clinically referenced
  • Offer support to field-based commercial teams
  • Provide regular training for all members within the Commercial team in relation to anatomy and physiology and surgical or product usage trends. 

Research

  • Research and develop clinical reasoning for products
  • Develop articles for publication and promotion detailing the evidence found in the research, helping to deliver these messages to the market
  • Where appropriate deliver research at national or international conferences

Other

  • To adhere to the company’s Equal Opportunities policy and Dignity at work policy in all activities and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible.
  • To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the company’s’ Health and Safety policy
  • To adhere to the company’s Quality policy and Environmental policy
  • To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required

 

KEY SKILLS 

Essential

  • A Registered Nurse with previous clinical experience
  • A qualification in respiratory care
  • Previous experience obtained in industry working with commercial teams
  • Previous experience developing and executing training & education sessions
  • A willingness to travel within the UK and internationally
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience of Microsoft Office with good Excel and PowerPoint
  • Full clean driving licence

Desirable

  • Commercial experience
  • Ability to speak one or more foreign languages

 

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Internal 

  • AML Senior Commercial Team
  • Eakin R&D
  • Group functions: HR, Finance, Operations

External

  • Business partners
  • Respiratory Nurses and other HCPs/KOLs

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Ability/willingness to travel within UK and Internationally

 

COMPETENCIES

Commercial Orientation – Ensures appropriate data is used to evaluate risks.  Looks at the wider implications and is likely to try to assess the long-term impact.  Influences others and intervenes to get appropriate results

Strategic Awareness – Maintains a strong awareness of long-term goals and plans, keeping the future eventualities and possibilities in mind.  Thinks in a global way and sees the bigger picture.  Is likely to make impact on future direction and outcomes

Resilience – Can work under pressure, remains calm, thinks clearly and manages emotion under pressure. Addresses issues without being aggressive or controlling and can easily bounce back from setbacks. Is open to feedback and doesn’t dwell on past events.

Networking – Feels relaxed about relating to people and soon forges and builds relationships.  Works well in an environment of mutual support and information sharing.  Is not afraid to direct people or ask for their help.

Leadership – Likes to take charge of, control and direct the people and activities in their work arena.  Clearly sees the way ahead, influences and encourages others to follow their lead in order to achieve goals.

Planning and Organising – Thinks things through well in advance and maps out future activities, taking the key stages and requirements into account.  Likes to monitor to ensure that things are implemented and delivered effectively

Interpersonal / Influencing – Deals with other in a convincing way that leads to gaining agreement without relying on hierarchy and shows sensitivity to working relationships.  Doesn’t give up easily in the face of opinions that differ from their own.  Influences others to reach conclusions and gain agreements.



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