Head of R&D (LLM AI) - CRO

Posted 22 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline CRO & Clinical OperationsMedical Devices
Contact NameGeorge Hebden Lee

Job description

Mantell Associates are currently partnered with a Medical Device CRO in their search for a Head of R&D (LLM AI) to become a critical part of their leadership team.

Head of R&D (LLM AI) - Responsibilities:

  • Build end-to-end NLP systems, from understanding the business problem, to selecting training dataset, to modeling, to evaluating, to delivering/deploying NLP models and presenting the model results

  • Research, develop and maintain production level code by using existing libraries and exploring new ones, implementing modules on top of the available tech stack

  • Initiate the Conversational AI efforts, improving and maintaining the Natural Language Understanding part interactively with Dialog Management Plan, manage, and coordinate R&D activities in line with company goals, policies, and 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 necessary data to production to prepare production and QC documentation, and select compatible equipment for projects

  • Provide scientific and technical support for production problems, including problem analysis, laboratory testing for investigation, and solution implementation in production

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

Head of R&D (LLM AI) - Requirements:

  • BSc / MSc. level qualification in Computer Engineering

  • Proven leadership experience within R&D

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

  • 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.