Vice President R&D Molecular Diagnostics, North America

Job Description
Main tasks of the position:

? Provides leadership for several R&D centers of excellence involved in the development and commercialization of new molecular diagnostic technologies for the US market

? Steers development of new molecular diagnostics reagents, assays and panels of assays and potentially integrations/migrations onto instrument platforms, for subsequent approvals by regulatory authorities, respectively

? Is accountable for implementation in line with the company´s strategic product pipeline

? Secures necessary technical and management core competencies required to succeed in reaching product development goals

? Ensures a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the technological and competitive landscape in Molecular Diagnostics

? Forms and entertains strategic relationships with opinion leaders, key customers and business partners

? Advances the R&D organization through performance reviews, trainings, and career development

Position requirements:

? At least 10 years of progressive senior leadership experience in the Diagnostics Industry managing interdisciplinary teams, specifically highly qualified R&D professionals.

? A master degree, or (preferably) a Ph.D degree in Molecular Biology Biochemistry, Clinical Chemistry, Chemistry, or Analytical Chemistry

? Strong track record in developing and successfully commercializing medical products, preferably molecular diagnostics assays including FDA approval

? Familiar with developing products under design control, with GMP/QSR, ISO and related regulations

? Outstanding communication skills to organize the efforts of multi-functional
departments throughout all project development phases

? Able to demonstrate strategic thinking through execution, organization & people development, managing change, and collaboration

? Cultivates a leadership style that creates confidence, loyalty and alignment, and that energizes people & teams and makes cross-functional cooperation happen.

In addition to a High Performance Team culture, you'll enjoy:

Pay for knowledge opportunities

Annual incentive opportunities

Medical / Dental / Vision / Life / Prescription Drug Program

401(k) with matching funds

Tuition reimbursement

Paid Holidays / Vacation / Personal Time Off

Company

Qiagen

Job Code

State or Province

Maryland

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