Vice President of Product Development – IVD Further Information

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Europe, Middle East and Africa




90K - 130K EUR per annum + Bonus + Benefits



Vice President of Product Development – IVD


Cartwright James is currently representing an innovative IVD company based in Spain. With a strong pipeline and a highly technical scientific team, this company is looking to bring on board a Vice President of Product Development with a proven track record leading product development through to commercialisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic scientific leadership and guidance for a team of highly technical and motivated scientists
  • Executing the commercial launch of  the existing products, working with external partners, alongside directing innovation to expand the portfolio
  • Liaise with C-level management to provide strategic input with respect to pipeline expansion and development of current assets
  • Manage day to day activities of R&D team, ensuring that projects are in line with corporate timelines
  • Take responsibility for remaining in touch with competitive landscape, keeping finger on the pulse at all times
  • Interface with external partners, maintaining relationships and working to bring on board additional collaborators

Key Requirements:

  • PhD in one of the Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Microbiology or Biochemistry preferred)
  • Product launch experience necessary, Molecular Diagnostics experience is highly advantageous
  • Strong team leadership experience
  • Understanding of FDA/CE-IVD regulations
  • Fluency in English, Spanish not mandatory

Cartwright James is a global executive search and selection company based in the UK, providing expert knowledge and bespoke services in the international Chemicals, Medical and Scientific markets. We receive a vast volume of applications for each position, therefore it takes time to assess each candidate. We will be in touch if the candidates experience matches the job requirements.

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