Clinical Affairs Specialist

Are you interested in qualitative processes in a high-tech, medical environment? Do you have experience in or affinity with Regulatory Affairs? We're looking for a Clinical Affairs Specialist to join our team.

What you will do

  • Within our Clinical Affairs team, you take responsibility for projects involving the gathering and structuring of clinical evidence with a global focus. 
  • Defining the clinical strategy for our medical devices and documenting Clinical Evaluation plans and reports
  • Creating and maintaining up to date of Post-Market Surveillance Plans and Reports
  • Performing systematic literature search to analyze the available clinical literature for a variety of medical devices
  • You plan, implement, and execute the operational side of clinical investigations, communicating with your Clinical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs colleagues, and collaborating closely with product and market managers.
  • You interact with all required external parties (hospitals, surgeons, authorities) involved in the projects and studies
  • You interact with internal parties (Risk management, R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Product Management, Quality Management) to close the loop with clinical evaluation and post-market surveillance and drive action and improvement where needed
  • You write and review documentation in line with applicable requirements, such as EU Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR). You follow up on industry trends and developments to continually update the clinical evaluation plans, and our governing procedures

Your profile

  • You have an academic degree in (life) sciences
  • Ideally, you have at least several years of previous professional experience in a regulated environment such as the medical device industry in Regulatory Affairs, Quality, or Clinical Affairs
  • Ideally, you have a comprehensive knowledge of European Clinical Evaluation guidelines and regulations (MEDDEV 2.7/1 Rev.4, EU MDR, MDCG guidelines)
  • You have sound experience in scientific/medical writing demonstrated by authorship of scientific publications, or through similar professional experience
  • You have excellent communication skills; full professional proficiency in English is required
  • You have a proactive mindset. You are a convincing communicator and are not afraid to suggest improvement possibilities

Location and type of contract

  • Belgium
  • Full-time

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.


Having a healthy work-life balance

When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

Personal growth and career opportunities

Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

Team building

It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team-building activities, lively after-work drinks, and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

Innovation is key

Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.