Associate Director Scientific Team

Location Gosselies
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Cherish Becker

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Job ref: 15984
Published: 16 days ago

For my client, a leading specialty CRO laboratory with world-renowned expertise in immune monitoring, proteomics and biomarker research, I am currently looking for a dynamic and influential Associate Director for the Scientific Team. The Associate Director will have overall accountability for ensuring regulatory compliance and meeting timelines for all projects.

The Associate Director, Scientific Team provides leadership to the scientific team by managing, overseeing ongoing projects, planning upcoming projects, and providing scientific oversight as well as guidance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Principal Scientist team; responsible of the performance management, the coaching and professional development of the team members

  • Works in close collaboration with the Senior Director of Operations for effective communication and processes between both teams

  • Oversee the planning and progress of projects assigned to direct reports. Accountability to ensure that direct reports deliver within established timelines and that delays are communicated in a proactive manner to clients with action plan to minimize the delays. Take corrective measures as needed to ensure timelines are met. Hold subordinates accountable. Inform Vice President of Immunology of delays in timelines and plans for corrections. Put corrective action plans in place as necessary.

Your Profile:

  • You hold a PhD in immunology.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in people management in addition to a minimum of 5 years in the industry (CRO or biopharma).

  • Expert in Immunology, immune monitoring methodologies, clinical trial design, regulations. Good understanding of drug development (discovery, pre-clinical and clinical phases). Good understanding of biomarkers assays in support of drug development.

  • Experience with flow cytometry techniques and applications in the field of immune monitoring including assay design as well as handling complex data set of multi-color panels.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of GLP/CAP/CLIA regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GLP studies.

  • English proficiency (written and spoken) is required; French is an asset.



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