Associate Director, Biologics Testing - CRDMO - USA

Posted 03 March 2022
Salary Salary Negotiable
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineLarge Molecule
Contact NameNikhil Akkoo

Job description

Mantell Associates are currently partnered with a Global Life Science Organisation. They are currently on the search for a Associate Director, Biologics Testing. This individual will be responsible for technical oversight and operational performance of one or more Biologics Testing Services functions including the Analytical, Biophysical, Bioassay and/or Mass Spectrometry Departments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance to staff, scientists and clients as needed.

  • Day to day oversight to ensure on-time delivery of all client projects related to biologics testing services.

  • Work within and external to the group to resolve scientific and technical issues.

  • Oversee acquisition and implementation of new technologies.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations, including but not limited to GMP, FDA, and OSHA.

  • Supervise staff and provide excellent service to customers.

  • Responsible for refinement and development of assays as needed to meet current industry standards and the subsequent training of technical personnel in general laboratory skills; reinforce regulatory concepts (cGMP) and specific laboratory techniques.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Analytical Chemistry, Cell Biology, Virology, or a related discipline. M.S. or Ph.D. preferred.

  • 6 to 8 years’ experience in contract laboratory environment operating in a cGMP environment.

  • 3-5 years prior supervisory/management experience required.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and knowledge of cGMPs or regulatory affairs pertaining to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries is required.

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Search Firm. For more information on this role, contact Nikhil Akkoo on +44 203 778 0990 or