CTO/ Head of R&D – Ref.: JVM 031116H

CTO/ Head of R&D – Ref.: JVM 031116H

Job Description

Our client as a unique platform utilizes droplet microfluidics for high throughput, single-cell, function-based screening of entire antibody secreting B-cell populations.

This is a critical senior hire, the role holder will be a key part of the senior management of the business and play a leading role in driving the business forwards on 2 fronts:- providing the high level preclinical antibody drug discovery knowhow that will enable the company to continue to engage on strategic projects with top 10 pharma AND providing input into defining the company’s own future drug development strategy and then execute that program.

They work on collaboration projects mostly with Pharma so the role hold must be able to work at both the strategic and operational level, to deliver customer projects. They will be actively involved in attracting new partners, framing project plans that meet the needs of the potential partners with all the associated budget and resources planning.

It’s unlikely the role hold will have less than 10 years of industrial experience within the field of antibody drug discovery, preferable from a larger pharmaceutical company and must have a  clear understanding of“ what makes a good industrial standard antibody drug candidate” and comprehensive overview of antibody discovery technologies is essential.