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IIT Kanpur-SIIC: Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager

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IIT Kanpur-SIIC: Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager

Job Title

Project Manager



Reports to

Professor In-charge



Job Type

Full-time, Contractual


1 Year

Organization Description

Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC), IIT Kanpur, is a dynamic and innovative incubator dedicated to nurturing startups and early-stage ventures to achieve their full potential.
We provide a comprehensive ecosystem of resources, mentorship, and funding to empower. entrepreneurs in turning their ideas into successful businesses.

Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented and experienced professional for MedTech CoE to join our team. This position will lead MedTech CoE and oversee the development, implementation, and management of cutting-edge medical technologies and innovations. This role is responsible for setting strategic direction, driving innovation, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality medical tech solutions that align with the organization's mission and goals. The successful candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams, manage resources, and lead efforts to stay at the forefront of medical technology advancements.

Main Duties

  • The key aspects of the role will involve:
  • Develop and execute MedTech CoE’s strategic vision.
  • Lead and mentor a multidisciplinary team.
  • Manage projects, resources, and budgets.
  • Ensure product quality and regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and represent the organization in the industry.
  • Monitor and report on performance metrics.

Knowledge and experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the medical technology industry, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing innovative medical technology projects and teams.
  • Strong understanding of the medical device lifecycle, including design, development, regulatory approval, and
  • commercialization.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic thinker with a strong business acumen and ability to translate technological advancements into business opportunities.
  • Experience with regulatory bodies such as the FDA, EMA, and other global regulatory agencies.


  • As and when required, across the country for project monitoring and execution as well as for coordination with geographically distributed teams


  • Post graduate degree + 8 years of relevant experience Or Graduate with 15 years of relevant experience at appropriate level.


    • Advanced degree in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Technology, or a related field. 


  • PhD or MBA in said discipline will be preferred.

Key competencies

  • Develop and implement the strategic vision for the MedTech CoE 
  • Drive innovation in medical technology through research and development initiatives. 
  • Lead, mentor, and manage a multidisciplinary team of engineers, researchers, and healthcare professionals.
  • Oversee project management processes to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of medical tech solutions.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including healthcare providers, regulatory bodies, and industry partners.
  • Ensure all products and solutions meet high standards of quality, safety, and efficacy.

Other Information

  • This is a full-time position based in IIT Kanpur campus in Kanpur. 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement within our organization.
  • This position may require travel to various locations, including international destinations.
  • The role may involve working in both office and laboratory environments.

Salary Range



Email your current resume with a cover note highlighting their relevant experience and strengths for this position and your latest passport-size photograph with the job code in the subject line and the following details to hr@siicfirst.comNote: Applications/Resumes sent to any other mail id SHALL NOT be accepted.

• Total experience:

• Total relevant experience:

• Current Organization:

• Current Location:

• Notice period:

• Current CTC:

• Expected CTC: (Negotiable/ Non-negotiable)

The post is purely temporary and on a contractual basis will be offered for a period of 1 year and renewal on satisfactory performance. The selection will be based on Zoom online interview. Shortlisted candidates will be informed with an email about the date of the interview. Interested candidates may apply by email giving full details of qualification, experience with copies of relevant certificate by July 10, 2024. It is mandatory to mention your mobile number in the application. Application (Soft Copy) must be sent to the following email address. Email:


Prof. Ankush Sharma
Professor In-charge,


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