CEO (UK based could be 3 to 5 days a week) – Ref.: JVM060417N
Our client is developing and commercializing their bespoke array technology with broad applications in research, biomarker validation and point-of-care diagnosis and monitoring. The technology provides arrays of multiple biomarkers in either a standard 96-well format or in a single-sample point-of-care format. The PoC approach is to bring rapid diagnostics capability in cancer and autoimmune diseases areas initially.
This role replaces a part time CEO to lead the next stage development of the company.
This is a strategic and operational role requiring the ability to drive the business forward technically, commercially and financially. This will require the CEO to travel to develop key relationships and negotiate strategic deals. Knowledge and understanding of the targeted markets is essential. The CEO will need to understand both the capabilities of the technology and the requirements for specific applications in these sectors, to drive the product development and business development agendas, and to optimise deployment of company resources in these two areas.
The CEO will be an accomplished executive ideally with experience spanning several functions capable of both strategic and operational engagement, have the ability to develop key product development relationships and negotiate strategic deals as well as the ability get into the day to day detail as required and to wear the many hats as is daily life in an SME. The CEO will have experience of securing technical partnerships, with an understanding of the regulatory pathway and of the targeted markets.