NPD Program Director, Biosciences

Sector: Science, Nutrition & Sustainability
Location: USA

The Challenge:

A global market leader in the Medical Device industry retained Miramar to deliver a solution for a position sat within their Bioscience Diagnostics business. Reporting into the VP PMO, Biosciences, this role was designed to lead a multi-year, multi-generational new product platform that would steer the direction of the business for the next ten years.

The function of this hire is to look after numerous new products from concept to commercialization over the course of several years. The product will integrate new & cutting-edge technology across HW, SW, and chemistry platforms.

The perfect candidate would have a proven track record of leading highly complex, large-scale NPD programs in which several new products needed to be developed and launched simultaneously.

The Solution:

The core of the search surrounded the Medical Device, Diagnostics, Aerospace and Semiconductor industries. We brought a compelling message to the market focused on the cutting-edge nature of the products being developed, alongside the critical nature and strategic value of the program.

We determined that Med Device companies in Diagnostics and Imaging offered the best candidates, whilst fields like Surgery, Cardiac Rhythm Management and Neuromodulation also offered solid options.

The Result:

For this project, time was a critical element. Miramar were able react to this client requirement to produce a shortlist of four qualified candidates in three weeks (including 50% diverse candidates) and then an additional second shortlist of three candidates two weeks later.

Our client had the opportunity to make a tough decision between several strong candidates in an short period of time and the search came to a successful close within eight weeks of launch.


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