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(Senior) Scientific Expert – Innovation

Full Time
Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Experienced Professional
February 20, 2024
Hybrid
(Senior) Scientific Expert - Innovation

Merz Aesthetics is an international company in the field of aesthetic medicine. Our broad product portfolio is synonymous with top quality in each of their categories and is highly regarded by healthcare professionals worldwide. As Merz Aesthetics, we are part of the Merz Group with our EMEA headquarters located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Our global head office is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Every day, more than 1,600 employees in 36 countries are committed to restoring and maintaining the skin's beauty. Would you like to become part of our success story? Then join Merz Aesthetics!

THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES ARE AWAITING YOU:
  • Support improving innovation readiness within the organization
  • Perform technology, trend scouting & foresight with a focus on strategic fields  and suggest new Innovation fields​
  • Observation of market technology and industry trends in order to identify innovation potential and opportunities at an early stage
  • Identify and monitor technology trends and new innovations tailored to the overall portfolio strategic targets
  • Evaluate promising future technologies
  • Act as an internal "navigator", i.e. develop, introduce and establish methods, tools and competencies to define and prioritize trends, technologies and resulting search fields
  • Support Idea implementation
  • Support establishing (plan and execute) of innovation campaign, ad-boards and creative workshops​
  • Generation of ideas & concepts within the identified search fields
  •  Establishment and advancement of an efficient cross-functional stakeholder/ CRO partner network in the field of early idea generation and development
  • Build-up a network and close co-operations with external stakeholders, especially research institutes, startups, corporations
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU:
  • Academic degree in a relevant field such as natural science
  • Experience in a relevant position, such as in research and development (R&D), marketing 
  • Good understanding and experience in the aesthetic, pharmaceutical and/or medical device industry
  • Fluent in German & English
  • Expertise in trends and technologies
  • Good understanding and experience in the aesthetic, pharmaceutical and/or medical device industry and its technologies and market trends
  • Technology & Trend Scouting
  • Communication and teamwork skills - systematic and analytical thinking
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:
  • Putting people first: You can expect to find an open work culture with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths at Merz Aesthetics. You will collaborate with colleagues from all around the globe. And if life takes an unexpected turn and you need help or advice, then you can always rely on our Employee Assistance Program.

  • Family and work: Our employees should be able to reconcile their family and work commitments. That’s why you’ll find, for example, company day care centers at our locations. We have been awarded the “Family-Friendly Company” certificate from the Hertie Foundation for our commitment to family and work.

  • Work-life harmony: Our time is precious; our daily routines individual. To help you reconcile work and leisure time with their conflicting demands, we have adopted contemporary flexible working time models. We offer you flextime/trust-based working time and mobile working. Our employees also benefit from generous arrangements for annual leave.

  • Ongoing training: Your personal and professional development is the key to success for us. To this end, we hold regular development discussions and facilitate a wide range of management and specialist training courses, soft skills courses, e-learning courses, language courses and coaching sessions.

Find out more about our benefits here.

We are looking forward to your application!

You can find more information at https://merz-aesthetics.info/

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