Head of in vivo Experimental Biology, Singapore
Join a highly successful business and the market leader to help continue the growth of their focused and ambitious product development pipeline.
Reporting to the General Manager (Singapore) you will play a crucial role in the continued development, management and leadership of this state of the art in vivo / ex vivo facility. This operation is focused on the development of novel and scientifically robust approaches that provide reliable scientific evidence and data, of the highest quality, using a systems biology-based approach. This helps us to understand mechanisms of disease observed in animal models and then translate these observations to human physiology – validating scientific concepts and developing new tools for future research.
Using highly advanced in vivo / ex vivo systems and technology you will have operational responsibility for the laboratories and the quality of work performed. You will also be responsible for the delivery of results, the quality of the scientific data produced, managing priorities and facility resources, to ensure maximum efficiency.
The existing team consists of professionals with scientific, technology, managerial and support responsibilities. The company is only the 5th inSingapore to achieve Good Laboratory Practice accreditation, and the only one in 2011, with further accreditation gained in 2012 from the AAALAC (“Association for Assessment & Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care”).
You will be responsible for leading, developing and motivating a high performing BioResearch team with responsibility for their performance and development. Utilising excellent communication skills, at all levels, you will lead and direct the work of others, maintain a high level of customer focus and ensure that those reporting directly to you have the necessary direction and leadership at all times. Your aim is to deliver scientific data of the highest quality, leading the established in vivo team and establishing and developing the ex vivo group.
You will have significant direct and indirect line management and capital expenditure responsibility, leading and developing a high performance scientific team, empowering them to deliver state of the art scientific data. You will be expected to utilise existing technologies and methodologies as well as to be involved in the development and assessment of new technological advances in in vivo / ex vivo research.
You will be a proven leader, with strong management skills in a matrix environment, the ability to motivate others, think strategically, be an excellent communicator and have the awareness to invest in and develop positive relationships with stakeholders in many countries. You will build and lead teams and operate within an environment of entrepreneurial freedom and decision making, building multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
You will help to evaluate all methodology, ensure best practice and maintain a high level of awareness of new technological advances. With a high level of emotional intelligence and an entrepreneurial outlook you will be comfortable listening to the opinions of others, but also making your own decisions.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful global business, within a leadership capacity, in a highly visible capacity where the long term career prospects are varied and exceptional.
For further information or a discussion in complete confidence, please contact Dr Grant Coren,
Pharma-Search Ltd – firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: + 44 (0) 1442 345 340.