As Technical Skills Trainer in Germany you will be primarily responsible for delivering system training sessions to surgical teams, ensuring the competent setup and operation of the Versius robotic system as well as providing product knowledge support to those teams during their initial proctored cases. You will be an integral part of the Professional Education team and will liaise with fellow trainers and other team members in the co-ordination and success of ‘hands-on’ residential courses. This is a field-based role in Germany and will involve an initial training period at our headquarters in Cambridge, UK.
Why join us?
CMR is an exciting and evolving company to be joining right now. Our commitment to our goal of building a world-class medical devices company is underpinned by the ground-breaking innovation of our next generation of surgical robots and a diverse team of talented and supportive individuals.
Our values are to be ambitious, humble, people focused and fair and responsible. If you share these values, our passion for improving lives, and have the desire to make a real difference to the way minimal access surgery is developed and delivered, then it is a great time to join us.
As a key member of the multi-disciplinary, world class medical device company, your responsibilities will include:
Training development & delivery: Delivering both residential customer training programmes and internal system training. Supporting the development of training materials and content. Supporting our work with surgical societies to support the safe and effective adoption of robotic assisted minimal access surgery. Evaluation of and partnering with training centres.
Product Demonstrations: Leading product demonstrations on all products, offering product support to sales representatives where needed.
Technology: Understanding of new and existing technology platforms and utilise them appropriately to effectively engage multiple stakeholders and reinforce key learning concepts.
Market and Industry Knowledge: Understanding and applying market, competitor, and health care compliance knowledge. Understand the external marketplace including competitive offerings, changing stakeholders, and using this to help shape the delivery of training programmes.
Case Support: Assisting with the adoption of the Versius system in a clinical environment and identifying the need for further training.
We’re a high growth company and as such roles change and evolve. We’d expect you to be willing to turn your hand to anything within the Professional Education remit that helps the team deliver its objectives.
You’ll need to be enthusiastic about professional education and how it can drive up the effectiveness of robotic or other technology deployments. You’ll enjoy working as part of a cross-functional team, interacting with clinicians, engineers, medical professionals, and business partners and ideally have some, or all the following:
- History of being involved in education training and programs
- Strong relevant experience working either as an industry representative or healthcare professional in an operating room environment
- Appreciation of best clinical practice and the challenges of working in surgery
- Knowledge of surgical environment, terminology, common surgical procedures, ideally minimally invasive procedures
- Knowledge of healthcare industry and trends
- Ability to build relationships with key customers and opinion leaders
- Excellent verbal and written presentation skills including a clear and concise writing and presentation style, particularly when describing technical content
- Comfortable working with highly technical material, and strong ability to present the complex in clear, simple terms
- Experience in curriculum design/training facilitation and/or Instructional Design is preferred
- Ability to contribute to a team environment
- Ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and use MS Office applications.
- Ability to research, gather, digest and summarise technical matter (both clinical and technical)
You will be fluent in German (native speaker equivalent) and have an excellent professional knowledge of English.
While ultimately you may spend much of your time deployed to hospitals or learning centres in Germany, you should be prepared to spend the first 3 – 6 months (Monday to Friday) at our UK headquarters in Cambridge. There may be extensive global travel and you must be flexible in your work hours to accommodate weekend training events. As this is a field-based role, it is an essential requirement for you to have a driving license and access to your own car.
We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package. In addition, you’ll be joining a company with a fabulous culture of ambition, creativity and teamwork, and where fun is just as valued as our commitment to make surgery better for millions of people.