Senior R&D Director (Biologics)

Job title : Senior R&D Director (Biologics)
Location : England
Job type : Permanent
Salary : Negotiable
Contact name : John Spring
Contact number : +41 (0) 44 5803 717
Contact email :
Senior R&D Director (Biologics)

A rare opportunity at Senior Director level with a global biopharmaceutical manufacturer has become available, offering the successful candidate a fantastic role where they can grow their own career in a leading company, as well as develop a team of experts in the field of novel platform technologies.

Salary & Benefits:

£100k+. Full details on request

Role and responsibilities:

*Lead the biologics R&D division which includes analytical technologies, purification and (mammalian) cell culture
*Manage delivery to mid-term and long-term projects for the business unit, maximising efficiency and profitability as a market leading division
*Programme management; ensuring delivery to R&D projects, working with operations and tech transfer teams
*Budget management; oversight of £7m+ budgets and up to 60 members of staff
*Strategic partnerships; manage internal and external collaborations that will enhance the R&D business unit's performance globally
*Intellectual property management; securing information and converting it to value-adding, market-leading offerings
*Regular interaction with senior leadership teams to work on key business growth initiatives
*Act as an R&D representative on the site leadership council

Requires skills and qualifications:

*PhD level education in life sciences with business experience
*Significant knowledge and proven track record in leading R&D divisions in biopharmaceuticals, leading senior members of staff as well as budgets
*Widespread knowledge of lab technology and manufacturing processes
*Ability to lead complex programmes and projects
*Excellent communication skills, ability to influence and negotiate and interact with VP+ level stakeholders

This is a great opportunity for an experienced biotech professional looking to work for one of the market's best companies. They are growing continually, offering more and more fantastic life changing products for their customers, which is having a positive impact on millions of lives globally across many different therapy areas.

To apply for this position and put yourself under immediate consideration, send your CV to or call +44 (0) 207 255 6650