Head of Discovery and Scouting


Hörby, SE

Job Family:  Research & Development
Country/Region:  Sweden



At Atos Medical, our unwavering commitment spins around our end-users and their empowerment. As a global leader in Laryngectomy and Tracheostomy Care, we engage with our users to glean insights into their needs, translating them into viable solutions. Are you ready to lead a dynamic team at the forefront of innovation? We're on the hunt for a Head of Head of Discovery and Scouting



Join a growing company with a strong purpose!


About the role
Are you ready to lead a dynamic team at the forefront of innovation? We're on the hunt for a Head of Discovery and Scouting who's passionate about engineering, entrepreneurship, and data management. Join our R&D team and play a vital role in shaping the future of Discovery and Scouting in the fields of Laryngectomy and Tracheostomy, in alignment with Atos' strategic plans for the areas of Laryngectomy and tracheostomy.


  • Execute opportunity mapping and technology scouting to contribute to the pipeline of future innovations.
  • Recommend solution opportunities for filling the innovation pipeline, covering user understanding, business potential and go-to market, technological assessment, clinical and IP state.
  • Regularly communicating progress and findings to top management.
  • Collaborating with industry experts, key opinion leaders, and healthcare professionals to facilitate workshops, evaluate ideas, and validate breakthrough concepts.
  • Fostering knowledge sharing and building relationships across R&D, Commercial, Market Access, Legal, Regulatory, and Clinical teams.
  • Traveling 10-20 days a year, attending conferences, and building relationships with industry experts, Key Opinion Leaders, customers, and local market stakeholders to enrich your global perspective.


You will be an integral part of the Global R&D leadership team, alongside the Heads of Product Development for Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy, as well as the Head of Project Management.


About you

We believe in hire for attitude, train for skills and for this role we are looking for a dynamic team player with exceptional networking skills, a balanced understanding of commercial and technical aspects, and a passion for innovation in the medical devices sector. You have a curiosity and enthusiasm for exploring new opportunities, business prospects, and technologies


You have:

  • A technical background with strong commercial acumen coming from roles within scouting, business development, go-to-market specialist, etc. Alternatively, you have a commercial background (fx. MBA) and have worked with technical areas.
  • You have experience in similar roles or have been part of organisations working on commercial strategy.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English




If you are passionate about identifying opportunities from idea to go-to-market, forging partnerships, and shaping the future of Atos Innovations, do not hesitate to apply. We work with continous selection, so do not wait to send in your application! For questions, please connect with hiring manager Nazarena Mazzaro, nazarena.mazzaro@atosmedical.com


Founded in 1986, Atos Medical is the global leader in laryngectomy care as well as a leading developer and manufacturer of tracheostomy products. We are passionate about making life easier for people living with a neck stoma, and we achieve this by providing personalized care and innovative solutions through our brands Provox®, Provox Life™ and Tracoe.


We know that great customer experience involves more than first-rate product development, which is why clinical research and education of both professionals and patients are integral parts of our business. 


Our roots are Swedish but today we are a global organization made up of about 1400 dedicated employees and our products are distributed to more than 90 countries. As we continue to grow, we remain committed to our purpose of improving the lives of people living with a neck stoma.


Since 2021, Atos Medical is the Voice and Respiratory Care division of Coloplast A/S