Director of Biopharmaceutical Development

Director Biopharmaceutical DevelopmentCambridgeshireReference: 2600
  • Negotiable salary and relocation package
  • Expert within Biopharmaceutical Development
  • Extensive experience with Biologics
  • World leading organisation

Negotiable salary and relocation package

Expert within Biopharmaceutical Development

Extensive experience with Biologics

We are looking to identify an expert within biopharmaceutical development, with experience of developing biologics such as monoclonal antibodies and vaccines for a leading drug development organisation.  The job holder will work with external customers and operational departments within the business to assist in the flawless execution of biologics studies

The role:

  • Review literature and attend conferences to keep abreast of developments in biologics development with respect to company services, with a strong focus on pharmacology / toxicology
  • You will understand the way in which biologics therapeutics are being developed and advise the business on any new developments
  • Help to develop the organisation in terms of style and content of bid response in the areas of biologics development
  • Ensure that strong links are maintained with sales and operational areas in order to keep an integrated approach to biologics development solution provision
  • Play a personal and “hands-on” role in advising on specific studies or programmes (with Business Development, Business Services and Programme Management)
  • Be an advisor, as required, to our study scientists on assay development “troubleshooting” related matters
  • Expand influence beyond non-clinical safety assessment into discovery and clinical areas of the business
  • To elevate the scientific standing of the organisation by publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at scientific meetings
  • This a senior position, but will have no direct reports but matrix relationship with divisional directors and heads of department in all areas of the business
  • Ensure a high level of familiarity with the drug pipelines of key customers, including very frequent face to face contact
  • Work with Business Development to ensure new sales leads are progressed and our biologics services promoted
  • Help to ensure that the biologics business has a strong external and internal scientific profile, this will include the job holders own participation in industry conferences and events
  • Participate in appropriate, biologics focussed, industry bodies where appropriate

The candidate:

  • An expert in biologics therapeutic development
  • Demonstrated skills in scientific collaborations and good publication record in peer reviewed journals
  • Demonstrable experience in managing research projects in an academic or industry environment
  • Proficiency in overseeing the design and running of biopharmaceutical development projects
  • Strong external and internal scientific credibility
  • A proven history of management skills in project delivery

Contact: Neil Dewsbury
Email: neil.dewsbury@zestbusinessgroup.com
Telephone: 0114 238 1728