Scientific Project Manager - Leiden

Vacancy information

Publication date:April 12 2021
Employment type: Permanent
Sector: Medical Devices
Function Group: Engineering

Function Group: Engineering / Engineer (other)


For a start-up company active in the diagnostics industry, we are looking for a Scientific Project Manager. This company develops innovative diagnostic systems that are able to detect diseases in the early stages. This increases the survival rates, improves healthcare, and reduces costs. They currently work on several clinical studies spread out over several locations in North-America, Europe and Asia. Additionally, this organisation is rolling out their application in practice. Thereby, this organisation offers a research and analysis platform.


As a Scientific Project Manager, you will report to the COO and work closely with the other (senior) Scientific Projectmanagers. You will prepare, start and support clinical studies and therefore be in touch with research groups all over the world. You will get the chance to visit hospitals and congresses over the world and present the results of the studies. Additionally, your tasks will be:

  • Creating and writing research protocols
  • Training and guiding users of the device and platform
  • Thinking of new specifications for the device and platform
  • Helping with risk analyses, internal audits and descriptions in the technical documentation
  • Keeping in touch with clinical partners, research groups and other external partners
  • Writing grant requests
  • Supporting the writing of blogs and white papers
  • Supporting with the writing of scientific publications
  • Analysing data with several analysis softwares


The ideal candidate has the following profile:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a scientific or technical area, such as: Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
  • Fluent in English, fluency in Dutch is a plus
  • Experience in research and strong writing skills
  • Strong affinity with medical technology
  • Preferably: Knowledge of relevant guidelines (ISO13485, MDR)
  • Motivated by a dynamic start-up environment
  • Accurate and detail oriented


The organisation can offer you the following:

  • The chance to be part of a starting company and grow with them
  • Pension plan
  • Salary between €2,500 and €4,000 per month (salary will depend on experience etc.)
  • Paid travel expenses
  • 25 vacation days


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Saskia Cepella
Senior Associate Quality & Clinical | Medical Devices




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