Expression of Interest: Technical Skills Trainer

We’re looking for an exceptional Technical Skills Trainer to join our Commercial Team, based in Germany. As a key member of the multi-disciplinary, world class medical device company, your contribution will be key to CMR Surgical’ s mission to make minimum access surgery available to everyone who needs it.

About CMR Surgical

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.

At CMR we’re pushing boundaries – enhancing immense human skill with technology to deliver the best surgical care which is why we’re proud to be the Official Medical Device Partner of ParalympicsGB, the team of elite athletes that challenge perceptions of what humans can achieve. The team that inspires us with their determination, their precision and control.

We’re breaking new ground which makes working here exciting, it provides autonomy, opportunity and makes the things you do visible. Come and join us and see what you’re capable of.


Primary Responsibilities

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. Technology: Understanding of new and existing technology platforms and utilise them appropriately to effectively engage multiple stakeholders and reinforce key learning concepts. To deliver aspects of systems training through virtual platforms.

Secondary Responsibilities

Product Demonstrations: Leading product demonstrations on all products, offering product support to sales representatives where needed. 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 rapidly developing company and roles can change and evolve. You’ll be willing to turn your hand to anything within the Commercial remit that supports the team with delivering its objectives.

About you

You will need to be enthusiastic about clinical education and how it can drive up the effectiveness of robotic or other technology deployments. You will 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:

  • Fluent in German and English (native language equivalent) 
  • Experience of being involved in education training and programs are desirable.
  • 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).
  • A requirement to travel internationally as tasking dictates and be flexible in working hours to accommodate weekend training events.
  • Fluent in English (or native language equivalent) and an additional European language(s) is desirable.

In addition to this you will have/be;

  • An independent problem solver
  • Effective communication skills when interacting with a wide range of stakeholders
  • A resilient, can-do attitude
  • A continuous improvement mindset
  • Able to demonstrate effective organisational skills
  • Customer focussed and credible
  • A collaborative, team player
  • An adaptable and flexible approach

At CMR we’re building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; what matters most to us is that you identify with our values and are passionate about making a difference so don’t be put off applying if your experience doesn’t perfectly align with this role.

We’d particularly like to hear from applicants from underrepresented groups and we recognise everyone has individual personal circumstances, so we’re open to discussing reduced / flexible / hybrid working hours for this role.

Why Join Us?

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package including a bonus, non-contributory pension, private healthcare which covers pre-existing conditions, annual personal day for every employee to use however they wish and enhanced global parental leave pay.

We recognise that everyone has a life outside of work and at times we can experience things which are significant and can impact on our working lives. We’ve just launched our Global Parental Leave and Health and Wellbeing leave supporting our colleagues going through the menopause, fertility cycles or pregnancy loss and those going through gender reassignment; allowing them time to look after themselves and those close to them.  

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!





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