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Digital Partnerships Manager

Req ID:  2792



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Digital Partnerships Manager will support The Head of Digital Unit Operations & Partnerships in defining and implementing the digital partnership strategy and will manage and maintain respective partnerships.

Job Duties

*  Based in our Digital Unit hub in our Westborough Office, you will be the eyes and ears of the Global Head of Digital Unit Operations & Partnerships.


* Be responsible for researching, identifying, and managing key innovation partners that will contribute to our development of digital solutions.


* Understand the needs and ambitions of the different initiatives rolled out and be able to seek potential partners in industry, academia, data providers (e.g. hospitals), or in the start-up space.


* Have an opportunistic approach in sourcing and understanding what is out there in the wider field of digital innovation and MedTech in particular, how this could be interesting to us and how we could think about partnerships with these parties.


* Have an operational mindset and be able to orchestrate partnerships by coordinating with legal and finance amongst other stakeholders to close the deals.


* Foster and innovation ecosystem and be the Public Relations voice in the industry by positioning this new DU as an innovation leader in the industry.


* Help build the reputation by showing presence at conferences, incubators, start-up/academic/industry events etc.

Job Requirements



Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Business, Engineering or Science – focus on Digital Solutions or MedTech is a plus.


* Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in either the start-up space or the corporate world, working at the interface of innovation and (strategic) partnerships or business development – exposure to Digital Solutions or MedTech is a plus.


* Alternatively, in a leading Strategy Consultancy with exposure to multinational project settings in the field of Digital Innovation.




Entrepreneurial mindset and the drive to collaboratively shape and build our Digital Unit.


* Hand’s on mentality and willing to get your hands dirty getting into the trenches.


* Solution oriented mindset with a strong “can do” attitude while not being afraid of ambiguity.


* Strong analytical and systematic thinking abilities paired with exceptional conceptual skills.


* Organized and methodological working style, excellent time management.


* Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies (Agile in particular) and the ability to lead project of various sizes from concept to completion.


* Experience with business presentations (and communications) to internal and external stakeholders across all management levels.


* Ability to work independently and work in a multinational team across several of our global Offices.


* Last but not least – you should be fun to work with: this will be an intense and challenging experience, but we will most certainly enjoy it.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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