Medical Affairs Manager (Munich or Remote)

Germany

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Kaia is a mission-focused health technology company.
Our story began in 2016, when our founders Konstantin Mehl and Manuel Thurner, set out on a mission to bring affordable and accessible relief to millions of people with chronic conditions.  No strangers to chronic pain themselves, they decided to innovate ways to remove the obstacles many people experience in getting the leading-edge care they need in order to live their best lives.
How do Kaia apps work? Kaia uses a dynamic AI-powered algorithm. Our programs are based on multimodal rehabilitation, a holistic approach to managing chronic conditions. Our users have easy access via smartphone and tablet to our programs for back/hip/knee pain and COPD using this evidence-based approach.
Five years into our story, we are a leader in digital therapeutics, with 500,000+ users worldwide. Having raised $125 million from investors such as Optum Ventures, idInvest, and Balderton Capital. We are poised to create a global footprint in digital self-care; Kaia is patient empowerment made easy.
The regulatory landscape is quickly adapting to the digital ecosystem. Therefore, our mission and strategy bring new opportunities for exceptional talent to join our journey. With over 150 “Kaianeers” spread across the globe, we need now, more than ever, specialized talent to help take our mission further.
The regulatory landscape for digital therapeutics in the EU and especially Germany has shifted dramatically and opened up new opportunities to reach chronic disease patients and establish digital therapeutics in clinical environments. We are looking for driven individuals to join our medical affairs team and contribute to our medical efforts in Germany. As one of the first digital therapeutics in the markets and with the largest patient basis, we can build on our unique strengths in technology leadership and industry-leading clinical evidence. This role reports to the director of medical affairs Germany

The role concretely entails:

  • Establish a framework to respond to unsolicited requests for clinical data in Germany
  • Plans and executes Symposia and conferences in Germany and engages with relevant KOLs for KAIA
  • Leads and execute medical scientific communication and supports our pharmaceutical partnerships for COPD and MSK
  • Works closely with the Medical Affairs and cross-functional team

Within the first 6-12 months, the following things will be imperative for success

  • deeply analyze Kaia’s products, the underlying technologies and the clinical evidence to form compelling messages for medical stakeholders
  • analyze the needs and problems of key stakeholders and partners in the markets and form a deep understanding of what moves them
  • get an understanding of the main events in Germany where the relevant medical audience is present
  • create a segmentation of potential stakeholders to approach and a structured approach for connecting with them
  • partner up with functional and cross-functional internal stakeholders

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in medical affairs department
  • is creative, flexible, but also hands-on without shying back from rolling up sleeves and doing whatever it takes to get the job done even in the face of time, budget, and resource constraints
  • communicates exceptionally verbally and visually
  • has proficient qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
  • speaks German and English with an ability to articulate in both written and spoken language.

Ideally you also have

  • established connections to key medical stakeholders in the field of pneumology and musculoskeletal diseases in Germany
  • familiarity with healthcare marketing regulations, especially the "Heilmittelwerbegesetz” in Germany
  • experience with Health Tech and/or AI and building clear medical strategies around it

You'll fit in with our company culture if you

  • are user-centric and view technology as a tool to improve human quality of life
  • have a bias for action; the world is a complex and unpredictable place, so starting somewhere, releasing, and getting feedback iteratively is the way to go
  • strive to be articulate and humble, accepting that being sometimes wrong is part of the process
  • are not afraid of tackling problems that others deem impossible. Further, you strive for simple and elegant solutions to complex problems
  • thrive in an entrepreneurial team, adapt easily to change, and enjoy a fast-paced environment
Some of the benefits of being a Kaianeer:
You can directly influence the future of digital health in a team of industry experts and digital shapers.
You will work alongside serial entrepreneurs (previously founded and scaled another startup, Foodora).
You’ll enjoy accessible leaders, a hybrid (home/office) or remote work environment, and flexible vacation and working times.
We support your professional development and have a budget and PTO set aside for you just for that! Happy hours, team events, and knowledge-sharing sessions.
Join us if you’re looking for an entrepreneurial adventure and an exciting place to grow personally and professionally.
Job region(s): Europe
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