Medical Assessor/ Auditor

Location CZ-Prague | SK-Bratislava | PT-Lisbon | ES-Madrid | PL-Gdynia | NL-Barendrecht | RO-Bucharest | DE-Hamburg
Requisition ID
Business Area
Supply Chain & Product Assurance
Location Details
Successful candidate can be based in any EU country where DNV has an office
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV Product Assurance AS is one of the leading Notified Bodies for medical devices and our Central Europe Medical HUB is a partner of NB providing the medical services to the customers. Medical HUB is entitled to carry out tasks related to conformity assessment of medical devices with EU Medical Devices Regulation before such products are placed on the market. 


As part of our continued growth, we are looking to recruit a technical and experienced Active Medical Device Assessor / Lead Auditor in Europe. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting audits / assessments against the manufacturing of medical devices, in accordance with ISO 13485, MDD 93/42/EEC, MDR 745/2017 and MDSAP standards, enabling the delivery of assessment and certification services that meet customer requirements and appropriate accreditation standards.

Position Qualifications

Medical Assessor / Auditor shall have a technical college degree in a relevant product or medical area, as described below.

Active devices

  • Computer and Software Technology
  • Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical or Bioengineering
  • Medical Technology

In addition to a relevant educational degree, the candidate must have a minimum 4 years’ work experience (full time) in a medical device related industry, with at least 2 of these years in the design, manufacturing, testing or use of the device in which they are qualified to Audit / Assess, and/or experience as an assessor in a notified body (full five technical documentation assessments).


As part of this work experience, risk management experience should be covered:

  • Practical experience in conducting pre-clinical testing or assessing preclinical data with medical devices in one or more of the following areas such as biological safety, physical, chemical and microbiological characterization, stability, shelf life, performance and safety

A PhD in a relevant area for medical devices can substitute 3 years of work experience provided it includes 2 years’ experience in design, manufacture or testing.


To be considered for this role, you will have professional experience in a relevant field of healthcare products or related activities, for example:

  • Work in medical devices industry or closely related industries (e.g. pharmaceutical industry) in a research and development, manufacturing, quality management or regulatory affairs capacity
  • Work in health services, universities, foundations or other institutions carrying out inspections, audits, clinical evaluations, experimental and/or clinical research, including notified bodies
  • Work in the application of device technology and its use in health care services and with patients
  • Testing devices for compliance in accordance to the relevant national or international standards
  • Conducting performance testing, evaluation studies or clinical trials of devices
  • Programming (Software) experience would be beneficial

In addition to the above you’ll also need to demonstrate the following;

  • An excellent working knowledge of medical device management systems, standards and medical device compliance/auditing techniques 
  • Work experience in positions with significant QA Regulatory or management systems responsibility
  • Experience with Harmonized medical device standards for active & non active medical devices
  • Experience with Risk Management EN ISO 14971
  • Experience with Sterilization techniques (such as ETO, Gamma, Steam, Dry Heat) and formal qualification desirable
  • Medical device experience from auditing/work
  • Experience auditing against recognized standards  
  • Experience of working under own initiative and in planning and prioritizing workloads  
  • Solid knowledge of medical devices
  • Should have a flair for technical writing, essential for exhaustive report writing

Our offer:

There are plenty of opportunities for personal growth through our 70-20-10 philosophy (70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training) and an individual career development plan in long term.


The position is rewarded appropriately, including fringe benefits such as:

  • Lifestyle benefits (25 days of annual leave + opportunity for up to 3 days unpaid leave, flexible working options)
  • Significant compensation in case of illness
  • Life insurance within DNV
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Contribution to cultural and sports activities.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through assessment and digital assurance solutions, DNV helps companies build trust and transparency around products, assets, supply chains and ecosystems. 

Whether certifying products, verifying claims or optimizing and decarbonizing supply chains, DNV helps companies manage risks and realize their long-term strategic goals, improving ESG performance and generating lasting, sustainable results. 


Combining sustainability, supply chain and digital expertise, DNV works to create new assurance models enabling interaction and transaction transparency across value chains. Drawing on our wide technical and industry expertise, we work with companies worldwide to bridge trust gaps among consumers, producers and suppliers.

Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.


Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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