R&D Senior Manager

IDS - Immunodiagnostic Systems

R&D Senior Manager

IDS - Immunodiagnostic Systems

Liege, Belgium

Department: R&D
Manager’s Job Title: Group R&D Director
Job Holder’s Name: TBC
Manager’s Name: Stuart Blincko

Job Purpose

The key objective of this role is to successfully lead a group of R&D project leaders to deliver new assays to market or to improve the performance of on market assays. The role may additionally involve interactions with 3rd parties developing assays for the IDS portfolio. As such this professional will be working closely with IDS staff including the CEO and colleagues in QA/QA, marketing and manufacturing.

Job Dimensions

Direct Reports: R&D project leaders

Principal Accountabilities

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Deliver on the R&D strategy with successful coordination of internal development projects;
  • Contribute in developing a vision for the unit to optimize its support for international markets;
  • Manage budgets, timelines and milestones of projects as agreed with the executive;
  • Maintain and develop the R&D cooperation with business partners, universities, etc.;
  • Provide technical and scientific input to R&D and other departmental staff throughout the IDS organisation;
  • Ensure adequate training and development of R&D department staff.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Recognised participation in and impact on formulation of R&D strategy and direction.

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Chemistry, Biology or Microbiology with experience in the In-Vitro Diagnostic industry. PhD preferred.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Fluent English is a must, good knowledge of German and French is a benefit;
  • Expertise in chemiluminescence technology and immunoassays;
  • Sound understanding of a product development and commercialization processes;
  • Financial acumen, able to manage R&D projects to time and budget;
  • Well-developed leadership and coaching skills;
  • Have vision for R&D processes and staff needs and the ability to influence colleagues and external partners to produce optimal results, including a willingness to fight for his/her ideas/projects;
  • Business Development orientation and creative approach to identifying new business opportunities in existing or new product areas;
  • Project Management Skills;
  • Concise Communication & Presentation Skills;
  • International outlook with cultural sensitivity;
  • Able to work in an international matrix environment;
  • Strong respect for deadlines;
  • Initiative & Drive for results;
  • Change & Innovation;
  • Communication & Influence;
  • Developing & Empowering others;
  • Problem solving & Decision Making;
  • Strategic Thinking;
  • Planning & Organising.

Experience

At least 8 years spent in the IVD industry including product development and project management.

Cultural Aspects

  • Passion for Customers - We are passionate in understanding our customer needs and dedicated to providing excellent solutions;
  • Entrepreneurial - We consider the world around us as a set of opportunities, creating the chance to innovate and find solutions to generate customer and stakeholder value;
  • Excellence - We strive for excellence in all we do, to deliver the best results in order to be best in class!
  • Respect - We show consideration for colleagues, customers and all business stakeholders, appreciating our diversity and respecting each other’s opinions.

Leadership Principles

  • Manage your Talent Pool;
  • Make Decicicions & Take Responsibility;
  • Inspire and Energise;
  • Set Clear Goals;
  • Follow Up Goals.

To apply for this position please send your resume to careers@idsplc.com.

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