Head of R&D - Genomics

Posted 04 April 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Full Time
DisciplineLife Sciences
Contact NameNikhil Akkoo

Job description

Mantell Associates are currently partnered with a market leading organisation on their search for a Head of R&D to be part of the site's leadership team.

Head of R&D - Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage and coordinate the R&D activities in accordance with the goals and policies of the company, in line with the corporate development guidelines

  • Develop, train and lead the team to enable the deployment of development methodologies ensuring the performance and robustness of the manufacturing processes

  • Ensure that the developed processes are adequately transferable to production, in-house and to other large-scale production sites, according to expectation of recipient teams

  • Deliver the necessary data to the production to prepare production and QC documentation, ensure proper planning and selection of compatible equipment for the projects

  • Provide appropriate scientific and technical support for production problems (e.g. problem analysis, laboratory tests for investigation and implementation of the solution in production)

  • Form a critical part of the leadership team within the business

Head of R&D - Requirements:

  • Minimum of Msc. level qualification

  • Proven leadership experience within R&D

  • Experience in people management (including leading, developing, coaching)

  • Outstanding leadership experience

  • Proven ability to gain trust and influence at all levels and collaborative

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues, design solutions using critical thinking, analytical skills and best practices

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.