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Senior Director - Biologics R&D

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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14 Oct 2021
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A World Leading Biologics Biopharmaceutical company are looking for an Ambitious, Driven and Technically minded new Senior Director of their Research Division. As the Senior Director your primary aim is to increase research output in to complex and novel Proteins and Antibodies.

You will be the strategic lead for a group of over 60 Researchers focused on the development of Proteins and technologies to ensure the successful manufacturing of advanced and complex Biological entities.

Reporting to the VP of R&D, the Senior Director - Biologics R&D will be responsible for R&D Biologics Processes including Cell Culture, Purification and analytical Technologies.

This opportunity would suit a experienced Protein Research Scientist with an in-depth knowledge of complex proteins and structures who is driven to lead a dynamic team and keen to stamp their mark on this Global CDMOs Research landscape.


Your duties as the Senior Director - Biologics R&D will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop plans and strategies to ensure timely delivery of R&D project outcomes and the successful technical transfer.

2. Have responsibility of 6 direct reports and a wider team of over 60 Research scientists as well as oversight of a €10M Budget.

3. Routinely engage with the Senior Leadership Team and other key stakeholders across the global business and establish effective communication channels within the team and across the business.

4. Secure all valuable new intellectual property from R&D projects and ensure the competitiveness and profitability of the R&D Group.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Director - Biologics R&D we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant a PhD or relevant experience. Extensive technical knowledge of complex Proteins, including but not limited to Fusion Antibodies and Biospecific proteins. Ideally with experience of Biological manufacturing processes.

2. Proven industry experience leading an R&D group and senior leadership level or similar.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience leading complex projects and managing large, multidisciplinary teams.

Key Words: Senior Director | Biologics | Biopharmaceutical | Protein Production | Antibody | R&D | Research and Development | Complex Protein | Fusion Protein | Biospecific Antibody | Leadership | Management | SLT | Strategy | New Product Development

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
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