Vice President of Research and Development

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Our client, a leading biotechnology company, is currently recruiting a Vice President of Research and Development who will infuse the Research and Development Team with their talent, energy and leadership skills. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Responsibilities include:

1) Identify and execute a clear and strategic direction for the R&D Department
2) Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
3) Manage specified timelines, budgets, quality and resources
4) Direct scientific teams in product development programs and projects
5) Coordinate and prioritize resources across development projects
6) Oversee and formulate analytical development to support success and quality of manufacturing and operations
7) Execute funding strategies through grants and corporate partnerships
8) Maintain quality control and high standards throughout the lifecycle of each project
9) Identify areas of best practices and process improvement
10) Support the company’s vision and policies


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the biotechnology industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in research and development management

    For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.


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Director / VP
  R&D / Science
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