Chief Operating Officer - Biologics CDMO - California

Posted 27 September 2022
Job type Full Time
DisciplineLarge Molecule
Contact NameOllie Masson

Job description

​Mantell Associates are proud to be partnered with a hugely exciting player in the Biologics CDMO space in regards to a Chief Operating Officer opportunity. This organisation have enjoyed an outstanding period of success, tripling both their revenue and their headcount in the last year alone. Due to significant recent funding, this organisation are looking to continue their growth trajectory and add to their brilliantly diverse leadership team. Our client boast an outstanding employee culture united by the same values and vision. In the near future, the organisation will be expanding their service offerings into new modalities and moving into the Advanced Therapies space to add to their current Biologics Drug Substance offerings.

Are you a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader open to your next challenge? We'd love to hear from you if so.

COO - Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead operations within the organisation and take full top level responsibility

  • Work closely with the CEO & CFO to define operational strategy and direction

  • Continue to build a high performing GMP team with a culture of Operational Excellence

  • Play a key role in directing future growth and success of the organisation

  • Provide a best in class CDMO service to Biotech & Pharma

COO - Requirements:

  • Bsc. in Biology or related Life Science discipline, Msc. or PhD highly preferred, MBA also desirable

  • Minimum of 15 years experience in biomanufacturing or pharmaceutical manufacturing

  • Extremely strong knowledge of Contact Manufacturing ideally gained inside a CDMO

  • Proven track record within GMP production at executive leadership level

  • Outstanding knowledge of business principles and cultural awareness

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences headhunting firm working with the most exciting clients in the industry. If you are seeking to progress your career and embark on a journey with a company set for a bright future, please get in touch with Ollie Masson at oliver.masson@mantellassociates.com or by calling me directly at +44 (0) 203 854 7722.