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Technical Communications Manager

Apply now Job no: 613334
Work type: Permanent
Location: Gothenburg
Categories: Quality & Regulatory, Western Europe, People Manager

Change people’s lives and love what you do! Cochlear develops world-leading medical devices that help people hear. As a top 100 medical device company and market-leader in implantable hearing devices, more people choose a Cochlear-branded implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives.

Reporting to the Director of Regulatory Affairs, the Technical Communications Manager leads a team which creates and maintains regulated labelling for Cochlear’s acoustic product portfolio.

In this new role you will support the business by providing compliant labelling on time for new product, sustaining and compliance projects, enabling Cochlear to bring new products to market and maintain the current product portfolio.

Key responsibilities include the development of strategic plans for global labelling and the execution of  these plans. You will lead and develop the Technical Communications team in Gothenburg and drive process excellence for the function in close collaboration with the equivalent team based at Cochlear Headquarters in Sydney.

As Cochlear operates in a highly regulated medical device environment, you will assess the impact of new regulations, guidelines and standards on the business and educate teams and build capabilities regarding regulatory labelling requirements, risks and resources. The role requires the use of approved processes to gather, capture, resolve and track complex global stakeholder and regulatory insights. It also delivers proactive leadership to develop and improve processes and interrelated business systems. A combination of a strategic mindset and an effective operations focus is required to  prioritise and deliver multiple sets of simultaneous deliverables.

You will have the opportunity to work within large, multi-disciplinary medical device projects and you will be part of a collaborative team in a global context, reporting to a manager who is flexible, and supports development and growth.

If you enjoy multitasking in a fast-paced environment, communicate effectively, and enjoy building relationships within organisations, this role could be the perfect fit for you.

Why is this role right for you?

  • You have a university degree or higher qualification in a field suitable for the tasks.
  • You have strong skills in influencing and to build relationships within a matrix team environment
  • You are used to handling several stakeholders and collaborate in a cross-functional teams
  • You are structured, yet flexible, and can easily grasp complex interdependencies in a product portfolio environment.
  • You have the ability to make judgements and provide advice which balances the business interest and regulatory risk
  • You are able to make and be accountable for decisions when faced with ambiguity
  • You have knowledge in regulatory approval/clearance processes globally
  • You preferably have experience from working with regulated labelling
  • You are comfortable speaking and writing in English at a professional level (Swedish is ideal but not essential).
  • You find it natural to follow defined processes but enjoy finding opportunities to improve them
  • You can feel proud that the work you do helps more people around the world to hear again and live full lives.
  • You will enjoy spacious, modern facilities, surrounded by a beautiful forest in Mölnlycke.
  • You will experience an engaged workplace, motivated teammates and a supportive manager.


A Little Bit About Cochlear

At Cochlear, we’re committed to providing support for a lifetime of hearing. That’s how we deliver on our mission. While our global headquarters are located in Sydney, Australia, here in Sweden we have a site in Mölnlycke that’s home to a range of global functions that design, develop, manufacture, market and support our world leading bone conduction and cochlear implant solutions. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. The site is just 10 minutes from Gothenburg’s city centre and at the site we employ approximately 220 people whose responsibilities include research, product design and development, marketing, quality, regulatory, supply, people & culture and administration.

Does this sound of interest to you? Of course it does, where else would you be able to be an integral part of helping people hear and be heard? So what are you waiting for? If you feel your skills and experience match what we have mentioned, then Apply Now!

Or maybe you want to learn more about Cochlear first, you can simply head to our website

#cochlearcareers #TogetherCochlear

Advertised: W. Europe Daylight Time
Anticipated Application Closing: W. Europe Standard Time

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