Director, Cell/Gene Therapy

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  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Salary:

    € benefits package

  • Contact:

    Connor Harknett

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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  • Start date:

    August 2019

  • Consultant:


A rare opportunity has risen for an experienced individual to join a global company at a senior level. This opportunity will allow you exert your skill set in a leadership role in Gene and Cell Therapy (team is to drive assay development that supports my Clients product portfolio of early-late-stage clinical cell/ gene therapy products. Your time in this Company will be exciting and challenging, your strategic input will not be under-valued! The candidate will be responsible for direct supervision of scientific staff and strong collaboration with stakeholders.


*Define the scope of the commercial strategy for oncology cell/gene therapy pipeline assets in order to provide guidance to R&D teams in prioritising opportunities and helping to set the strategic development.
*Lead early and late stage analytical development method qualification and transfer for Cell/Gene products.
*Ensure you are a technical leader and persuasive liaison to Clients, contractors and stakeholders guaranteeing quality checks and release criteria for clinical materials.
*Act as a liaison to senior management, cross-functional teams and external organisations.
*Provide data summaries for CMC/CTD documents for regulatory filings with US and EU regulatory agencies.
*Manage the Laboratory team and provide scientific leadership in analytical design and methods development during release and stability testing for Cell/Gene therapy products.
*Provide input for development and refinement of the company strategic vision and objectives for Cell/Gene therapy.

*Minimum of 8-10 years directly related experience in biotechnology or pharma industry.
*PhD in immunology, cell biology, molecular biology or equivalent field with preferred industry experience in Cell/Gene Therapy.
*Demonstrated leadership skills in working with cross functional teams.
*Have a broad understand of GMP, QC, GLP, FDA, EMA, and ICH regulatory requirements.
*Outstanding communication and organisational skills to demonstrated drive for results.

Do reach out to me at or +44 07771 976356