Vara - International Growth Manager - LATAM

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

What we do

Better breast cancer screening should be a universal offering to every woman in the world. Vara’s AI-powered software platform, created with screening radiologists in Germany, mitigates much of the human subjectivity associated with reading mammography results—and reduces the repetitive work screening physicians are routinely subjected to—we’re making breast cancer screening more effective, more measurable, and more accessible for everyone, everywhere. By democratising access to early screening around the world, we deliver measurable impact backed by clinical evidence. We are partnering globally, to deliver breast cancer screening where it is needed most.

As the first company from Europe’s leading AI venture studio Merantix, Vara has grown since 2018 to become a 30-member international team. Our diverse team consists of highly motivated and ambitious entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals, and technology experts.

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Your role

As an International Growth Manager - LATAM (m/f/d) you will report directly to our Chief Growth Officer and will be the main representative of Vara’s business and mission in the LATAM market. Thus, you will be playing a key role in establishing and scaling Vara’s impact internationally.

The following tasks fall within your area of responsibility:

  • Acquisition and maintenance of local franchise partners in the healthcare industry (e.g. hospitals, clinics) that want to offer high-quality AI-powered screening at affordable prices by  using Vara’s platform and commercial solutions as the backbone of their business.

  • Build and manage a local team supporting you in scaling Vara’s business in LATAM.

  • Collaboration with our specialized tech team and our partner’s IT resources to ensure smooth roll-out of our solution.

  • Scale-up of D2C demand generation for mammography screening working closely with our partner’s marketing teams.

  • Account management after successful launch and development of trustful long-term partner relationships.

  • Strategic planning and execution of growth initiatives tailored to the local market. 

  • Development and maintenance of relationships with other stakeholders, including Corporates, Manufacturers, Insurances, and NGOs.

  • Development and optimization of core business processes.

  • Representation of Vara at local events (e.g. official center openings), trade shows, or speaking opportunities.


Your profile
  • University degree in either a business or technical degree program (Bachelor, Master, or MBA).

  • 4+ years of professional experience, preferably in e.g. a VC-backed startup, in a management consultancy or comparably fast-paced, demanding, and relevant work environments. 

  • Excellent comprehension, high analytical skills, exceptional commitment, outstanding communication skills, and proven ability as a team player.

  • Strong detail orientation and ability to manage multiple projects in parallel in a highly dynamic work environment.

  • Self-driven personality with a hands-on mentality. 

  • Prior experience in leading a (small) team.

  • Previous work experience in the LATAM area is preferred.

  • Fluent English and Spanish language skills required.

  • Willing to locate and work from preferably Mexico City, with with frequent travels to Vara’s HQ in Berlin.

What we offer
  • Full work flexibility with tight HQ integration
    Even though you will represent Vara in the LATAM market, the tight integration with Vara HQ in Berlin will be ensured at all times through frequent physical collaboration and team events.

  • Have time to relax
    Enjoy your vacation allowance and take the time you need to recharge - we won’t micromanage your time.

  • Work for a highly innovative and dynamic German start-up
    The opportunities for professional and personal growth are never-ending and you will play an important role in overcoming a leading global health problem.

  • Competitive salary
    We regularly benchmark salaries within the international tech and healthcare industry.

  • Develop your career
    Dedicate yourself to impactful projects and have regular, meaningful career development sessions with your manager.

About us
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.
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