MilliporeSigma is currently looking for a Head of Genome Research and Development Group for the St Louis, Missouri location.
MilliporeSigma has assembled a world-class team to take CRISPR based genome engineering and modulation technologies to create novel cures for genetic disease and generate new paths to take researchers beyond the bench.
The head of the genome engineering research and development group is a critical team member responsible for creating a product development environment that creatively leverages an unparalleled range of organizational competencies to ensure continued technology leadership and the achievement of ambitious financial objectives.
If you have experience with Gene Editing, in a true R&D role managing New Product Development as well as R&D project teams, and would like to take your career to the next level we want to speak with you!
Relocation assistance is available
The Head of the Genome Research and Development group will:
Lead a team of research and development scientists to develop new “best in class“ gene editing technologies that solve real problems in research, translational, and therapeutic environments
Manage 11 direct reports
Network across a large, diverse organization to identify synergies and opportunities for collaborative development and drive execution of the product roadmap
Comprehensive and ongoing awareness of state-of-the-art, up-to-the-minute technical advances in the rapidly evolving field of genome engineering
Leverage a network of existing relationships with key opinion leaders and industry experts
Support the development and prosecution of intellectual property
Provide strong leadership skills with the ability to analyze complex development operations and implement strategies to improve performance
Manage and coordinate personnel, inventory and capital resources to assist manufacturing of products to meet customer demands and company goals
Develop, support and contribute to creative licensing strategies
Represent MilliporeSigma at both scientific and trade conferences
PhD or equivalent with extensive genome engineering, molecular biology, and cell biology training
In lieu of PhD, BS or MSc + verifiable productive product development experience
Experience establishing and implementing ISO9001, GLP and cGMP regulatory standards and processes
10 plus years of experience in successfully leading cross-functional teams in R&D
5 plus years product development in life sciences industry
5 years significant experience managing project portfolios and managing/providing productivity analytics
7 plus years of overseeing R&D staff/project groups with a preferred focus on cellular biology, product development and quality assurance
Extensive experience in recombinant DNA and gene engineering technologies with a focus on biotherapeutic production
Strong communication skills with the ability to present information to non-technical stakeholders
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