Head of Diagnostics – Ref: AM120517DKIO

Head of Diagnostics – Ref: AM120517DKIO


Job Description

The ‘Head of Diagnostics’ is a new positon and a key hire for the business and will lead the creation and implementation of Companion diagnostic strategy for the company’s oncology portfolio and oversee a team of internal scientists discovering and validation basic science behind diagnostics.

The role will manage outsourced providers for the development of diagnostic assays to appropriate regulatory specifications and provide sole point of diagnostics accountability for regulatory submissions, Molecular Development Steering Group and other senior management interactions. This is a cross-functional role, providing a bridge between Biomarker and target Validation groups as well as liaising with Regulatory and clinical groups to support program advancement.

The ideal candidate will have several years biopharma experience in a leadership or project management role and  experience in the development of companion diagnostic products to support clinical trials.