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Innovation Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Vienna

We are happy that you have found your way to this job advertisement! If you are the kind of person who loves to get things done, this might be interesting for you. Would you like to make a difference and work at one of the most innovative companies in Austria?

If this is the case, please read on.

We want to save lives. And you can help us - be part of this journey!
What you will be doing:
Ongoing projects

  • Create presentations
  • Write reporting for funding agencies (proof of work aligned with funding grant)
  • Internal point person for deliverables (clarify extent and content)
  • contact point for funding agency (assist with audits and provide required documents/information)
  • Lobbying for company/roadmap interests ongoing projects
  • (shared with project management)
    1. Attend consortial meetings
    2. Summarize tasks
    3. Overview on resources

Project acquisition

  • Organise consortia meetings
  • Delegate and check on consortial tasks (write proposal sections, contact additional partners etc.)
  • Fill templates administrative information
  • Grooming of incoming documents
  • Budgeting and personnel planning
  • Write proposals (copy&paste, research, and write new sections)
  • Identify funding opportunities
  • Assist in “research partner account management” (make partners happy and satisfied for long term collaborations)
  • Assist in partner search and attend meetings
What you bring along:

  • Knows how research works
  • Likes to research information and knows how to reference work “Scientific methodology”
  • Can present and self-organize
  • Proficiency in English (self-assessment is sufficient generally - C1-2 or equivalent IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge)
  • Idealist with ideas
  • Scientific working expertise (One of the proofs of scientific working know-how below)
    1. PhD degree
    2. 2+ publications
    3. 1+ years of working experience in a research group or similar (eg. scientific assistant)

Nice to haves

  • Knows how to apply for funding (rudimentary/conceptual knowledge is sufficient)
  • Knows social etiquette in research and industry
  • General understanding of technology, modern trends, healthcare
  • Interested in Precision medicine, AI/ML, Big Data, automation
  • Experience in business modelling
  • “Street smart”, creative problem solving
Why you should apply:
  • Be part of the meaningful mission to eliminate the guesswork out of medicine - every patient deserves the right diagnosis and treatment!
  • We appreciate your abilities and skills - no micro-management is needed
  • Work at a fast-growing company with great opportunities for career progression
  • We provide flexible hours 
  • Good accessibility (underground, bus, tram stations nearby)
  • Highly motivated employees must be remunerated appropriately. The minimum salary for this position is € 3094,- gross per month (full-time, collective wage agreement). The actual remuneration package will be guided by your professional experience and your qualifications, so increased payment is possible
Please send us the following documents in English:

  • CV (2 pages max.)
  • short letter of motivation
About us

We save lives. Are You in?

Symptoma was founded in 2006 to save up to 1.5 million lives each year with the right diagnosis.

Our Mission:

Every patient deserves the right diagnosis and treatment.

Our Vision:

Building the Digital Health Assistant championing for the patients’ sovereignty.

Our core values:

  1. Lean: Little resources, big impact.
  2. Helpful: Leave a dent in this universe – for the better.
  3. Strong: Each one of us has unique super-human skills.

We are a complementary team and joined for a bold mission worth fighting for. We know how to overcome and embrace even the biggest challenges. When we fail, we stand up and win even bigger.

Symptoma is a Digital Health Assistant. Patients and doctors enter symptoms, answer questions, and find a list of matching causes – sorted by probability. Symptoma empowers users to uncover even ultra-rare diseases.

We're looking forward to your application!
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