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Director, clinical partnership with hospitals

November 1 2019
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Management, Consulting, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Healthcare, Human service, Medical, Chemistry, Project management, Laboratory, Marketing, Communication, Public relation
Montreal, QC

Are you looking for a management position where you will be called upon to excel and where there are many challenges? Join our organization and contribute to the success of our mission!

Héma-Québec's mission is to meet the needs of the Québec population for quality blood and other biological products of human origin.


Reporting to the Vice President of Transfusion Medicine, you will act as Héma-Québec's consultant and ambassador with hospital medical teams for all product lines. You will forward the clinical needs and areas of focus of our hospital partners to the Transfusion Medicine Division.

More specifically, you will need to:

  • Develop a client-oriented and personalized approach with hospital medical teams. You will define their needs, objectives and strategies to be deployed in order to strengthen Héma-Québec's role as a partner;
  • Maintain an excellent relationship with all clients by conducting visits and regular communications as well as through other means deemed appropriate in order to anticipate issues or situations on both sides;
  • Follow up on the clinical requests or issues of clients on an ongoing basis and maintain close relationships with hospital client services or any other relevant sector;
  • Obtain, prepare and transmit information to ensure that hospital clients understand Héma-Québec's areas of focus and projects;
  • Present the hospital perspective internally in terms of any Héma-Québec project that might have an impact on our partners;
  • Monitor needs and trends in transfusion medicine and encourage the optimal use of blood products by hospital medical teams;
  • Plan, organize and facilitate meetings, committees and events with clinical partners. If required, you will give presentations on scientific content at these events;
  • Perform all other duties related to the position.


  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical science, biochemistry or other scientific field, or college diploma in medical laboratory technology with relevant experience (e.g. management, marketing or public relations);
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience including a minimum of 5 years in the field of transfusion medicine;
  • Very fluent in French and English, both oral and written;
  • In-depth knowledge of good clinical practices;
  • Proficient in the use of primary tools and software (Microsoft Office);
  • Willingness to travel within Québec and occasionally outside Québec and Canada;
  • Any combination of education and experience deemed relevant will be considered for staffing purposes.


  • The skills required for a position where leadership, managerial courage, strategic vision, an innovative approach and results-oriented management are critical to success;
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and planning skills and exhibit thoroughness, independence, tact and diplomacy;
  • Strong operational and human resource management skills;
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple mandates simultaneously;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Tolerance for ambiguity and resistance to stress.
  • Excellent analytical skills and understanding of organizational issues;
  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork, work ethic and professionalism;
  • Have an outstanding client approach.

In addition to the competitive working conditions offered by Héma-Québec, this position includes the following benefits:

  • Work schedule that varies based on organizational needs;
  • Four weeks of vacation per year;
  • Group insurance;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Personal leave;
  • Work/life balance;
  • Ongoing professional development;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Discounts for sports activities;
  • Free parking;
  • A dynamic workplace conducive to innovation.

Does this challenge interest you? Do you believe you have the qualifications and expertise required for this position? Please submit your application to the Careers section of our Web site at

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