Galvani Neural Interface Program Manager, Open to flexible & homeworking

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Homeworking, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
25 Mar 2021
18 Apr 2021
Contract Type

The Neural Interface Program Manager position is an exciting opportunity to manage risk management activities for stimulation lead development. In this role you will support the design and development of new devices including management of manufacturing and test partners.

The company

Galvani is a therapeutics R&D company formed in 2016 by GlaxoSmithKline and Verily Life Sciences to pioneer bioelectronic medicines - peripheral neuromodulation implants addressing disease with mechanistic and organ precision. With a long-term commitment from its parent companies at £600M subject to milestones, Galvani has a rare opportunity to impact medical practice and contribute to improved lives of a vast number of patients suffering from disease.

With a team of 50, split across UK and US, the company has a distinctly entrepreneurial culture where colleagues with diverse, outstanding talent are steeped in "can do" attitude, seeing no task too small or challenge too big, proactively seeking out accountability, and tirelessly driving the company forward. The motivation to make the most of the opportunity to pioneer new therapies and to create a special place to work is widely shared.

Embedded into GSK and Verily's R&D sites at Stevenage, South San Francisco, Upper Providence, and Research Triangle Park, Galvani is situated in major R&D hubs. Partnerships with GSK and Verily as well as a large number of external research teams, suppliers, and contract organisations are central to Galvani's business model where the in-house team is the integrator for the wider product and therapy development efforts.

The responsibilities:

  • In close collaboration with the Engineering Lead, manage the development of a novel Neural Interface (NI)
  • Manage suppliers involved in development, manufacturing and testing of the NIs.
  • Develop and maintain plans and budgets relative to the NI development.
  • Work closely with Engineering and Suppliers to meet timelines and budget requirements.

Required qualifications and experience

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Proven track record of managing project and/or programs
  • Proven track record of managing suppliers
  • Experience in Medical Devices
  • Experience in regulated environments

Preferred, in addition:

  • Mechanical, Biomedical Engineering or any other engineering background

Our mission and values

At Galvani, we transform patients' lives through pioneering precision neuromodulation therapies . We let our values guide what we do and how we do it

  • We focus on the patient: we exist to change the lives of patients suffering from chronic diseases, achieve our mission with integrity and transparency, innovate for patient benefit, make decisions quickly and effectively, and work with urgency and agility because patients are waiting.
  • We create solutions: we approach challenges energetically with an open and positive mind, have the courage and knowledge to take calculated risks, commit to a diverse, inclusive and sustainable environment, and strive for simplification wherever possible.
  • We deliver through partnership: we work in collaborative relationships with mutual trust, internally and externally, integrate the best ideas and the best talent wherever they are found, build the best knowledge and solutions by sharing and constructively challenging, and invest in developing people and building capabilities.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it. Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially.

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