About the Role
Our Scientific Affairs team is seeking an External Partnerships Manager to lead our scientific engagement efforts across multiple stakeholders. This is a very high-visibility role with important activities, projects, and initiatives that will help to advance our mission to deliver AI-driven products and services by working closely with healthcare providers, thought leaders, scientific advisors, associations, and other stakeholders relevant to Iterative Scopes.
This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs and be critical to executing on our medical and scientific strategies for SKOUT, a novel artificial intelligence (AI)-aided polyp detection device, as well as other AI products in development for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
The development and maintaining of external scientific relationships:
Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)
Professional and Patient Organizations
Internal Advisory Board
Internal Pharma Advisory Board
Project coordination and management of scientific projects with external partners
Strategic planning for the development and engagement of external scientific partners
Deep knowledge of external partners capabilities and strategic consideration on utilization across the company
Management of logistics of scientific partnerships
Coordination with Iterative Scopes meeting planning and corporate communication departments
Establishment and reporting of key metrics and progress to key objectives with scientific external partners
Coordination with field representatives (once developed) to aid deployment and engagement
Identifying, prioritizing and establishing a budget to support external organization initiatives
Ideal Candidate Profile:
Background in medicine, healthcare, or life sciences, especially in gastroenterology
Scientific mindset with deep understanding of medical methodologies
Excellent communicator and relationship builder, able to comfortably engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and externally
Ability to understand corporate strategic goals and contribute to achieving such goals through scientific engagement with partnership with healthcare providers, KOLs, and scientific advisors
Ability to communicate ideas and influence without authority
Team mentality and ability to work in matrixed environment
Willing to roll up sleeves and dive in where needed
Desire to grow professionally and personally with potential to eventually manage direct reports
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
5+ years professional experience in healthcare
2+ years of experience in relationship management field or other relevant experience working with healthcare providers and KOLs
Ability to juggle multiple initiatives and projects
Capability to prioritize most important work
Ability to coordinate across internal and external stakeholders
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to guide / influence without authority
Confident but humble individual
Customer-centric thinking and activity
Ability to represent Iterative Scopes to external parties
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About the Company
Iterative Scopes is an early-growth stage startup on a mission to revolutionize the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases with computer vision. We are backed by leading venture firms, top pharmaceutical companies as well as category defining healthcare leaders including; Obvious Ventures, Eli Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Founders of Flatiron Health, Livongo, Path.AI, PAIGE, WHOOP!, Okta, and Recursion Pharmaceuticals.
Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.
The Iterative Scopes advisory board includes leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers/faculty and world-class Boston-area physicians and gastroenterology experts.oston-area physicians and gastroenterology experts.
Recruitment & Staffing:
Agencies - Iterative Scopes does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Iterative Scopes' internal operations team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Iterative Scopes, and Iterative Scopes will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.