Executive Director, Technical Operations

Job Description

Our client is a biopharmaceutical company that is a world-leader in gene therapy research, a niche but high growth industry. They have recently acquired a new company to bolster their market presence, technology and innovation.

Following the acquisition, the company is in a high growth mode and they are looking for an Executive Director of Technical Operations to bring strategic and operational leadership to the company. This includes oversight for manufacturing and distribution operations for pre-clinical, clinical, and commercial gene therapy products.

This role will be accountable for overseeing all phases of late stage clinical, commercial development and manufacturing operations alongside identifying and resolving critical technical issues as needed.


Key Requirements:

A strong academic background with ideally a PhD in pharmacy, chemistry, or biochemistry
Minimum of 10 years responsible for strategic and operational experience in development and manufacturing in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CMO, or related environment
Extensive hands-on and managerial experience in the development of gene therapy products
In-depth technical and regulatory understanding of cGMP biologics manufacturing and supply chain
Strong leadership skills with proven ability to lead multifunctional teams


Please contact Andrew O’Connor for more information –

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