Senior AI & Simulation Projects Manager

  • AO Foundation
  • Zizers, Grisons, Switzerland
  • 28/12/2023
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Artificial Intelligence Software Engineering Data Warehouse

Job Description

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organisation, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organisation specialising in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of over 520,000 health care professionals. Each year we offer over 870 educational events around the world, supported by nearly 8,000 faculty members and attended by over 82,600 participants. We have around 20,000 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery.

Employment Type: Permanent
Part-time percentage: 100%
This position is located in: Zizers, CH
Experience level: Experienced professional
Please send us your application documents in: English or German

Job responsibilities

Medical Simulation Leadership
  • Partner with clinical educators to deeply understand training requirements and modalities (VR, AR, physical sim)
  • Source and integrate usage of best-in-class simulator solutions from external vendors
  • Stay up to date and research simulation trends and opportunities in the market.
  • Define processes for efficient maintenance, updates and feature enhancement
Design Immersive AI-Enhanced Experiences
  • Apply learning science best practices to highly immersive VR and AR learning flows
  • Utilize data analytics, intelligent systems and real-time assessment where viable
  • Apply conversational AI and natural language processing to engage learners and personalize experiences
Lead Execution and Continuous Improvement
  • Institute agile processes and project management focused on continuous delivery of value
  • Provide hands-on leadership for development teams
  • Conduct regular success reviews analyzing product KPIs and team velocity
  • Maintain dynamic backlogs, guiding prioritization for maximum learning value and impact
Build Internal AI Capabilities
  • Cultivate data science and learning analytics bench strength
  • Drive consistency and visibility of AI developments
  • Shape the narrative around AI transformation to motivate change
  • Promote an AI-ready culture focused on ethics and responsible innovation

Job requirements

  • Technology Degree (IT, Engineering, Computer Science) additionally an Education or Business Degree would be considered as a plus.
  • 5 years of experience in the healthcare or Med Tech industry.
  • Proficiency in high-fidelity, low-fidelity and mixed reality simulations with practical skills in hands-on training exercises.
  • Experience in Human Centered Design or Human Machine Interaction especially in digital and AI context.
  • Strong business acumen, with knowledge in creating and managing business models for medical simulations.
  • Proven project management experience, budget planning.
  • Experience working with external stakeholders.

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc)