R&D Team Leader, New Product Research

Posted Date: 14-Jul-2022

Location: Eysins, VD, CH, 1262

Company: Quotient

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is a commercial stage diagnostics company committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient and MosaiQTM by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. MosaiQ™ is designed to be a game-changing solution, which we believe will increase efficiencies, improve clinical practice, deliver significant workflow improvements and operational cost savings to laboratories around the world. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins / Switzerland, Edinburgh / Scotland, and Chicago / Illinois.

 

R&D Team Leader, New product research

 

Quotient is recruiting for a Team Leader to join the New Product Research team in our Research & Development team based in our site in Eysins.

This role is a full-time and permanent position.


This role entails being responsible for delivery of products through proof of concept and feasibility stages, coordination & management of the Project Team and staff members for specific product lines (e.g., multiplex serological tests, multi-modal UAT etc.) in the New Product Research (NPR) Department.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Be responsible for the delivery of products through early development stages, coordination & management of the Project Team and staff members
  • Provide detailed weekly reporting on status and progress of the projects to Head of NPR
  • Responsible for the delivery of projects within timelines and within budgets specified by Head of NPR
  • Connect with other staff members within the organisation to ensure appropriate allocation of resources, including staff, instrumentation, and consumables to enable coordinated Operational activities
  • Manage and coach the staff members (Project leaders, R&D Scientists, and Technicians)
  • Take in charge of key processes and inputs of Product Development (e.g., DIRDs) and transition of those key aspects to Biological Materials, Systems Integration, Verification and Validation Depts etc.
  • Responsible for direct support of the Quality team in preparing Regulatory Submissions for products
  • Build and maintain strong functional relationships across Departments (e.g., QA/QC, Regulatory, Systems Integration)
  • Conduct all duties in compliance with Quality Management System (QMS), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Documentation Practice (GDP) and appropriate regulatory requirements.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • PhD in Microbiology, Biology, Biotechnology, Immunology, or equivalent experience
  • At least 10 years of experience in the IVD industry
  • Significative experience in the same role, or equivalent
  • Experience and proven track record of people management and leadership in a relevant environment
  • Experience of succinctly conveying complex technical information to a range of stakeholders
  • Strong experience of Immunoassay and Reagents development, including IVD and Quality Control assays
  • Solid communication and leadership skills
  • Fluent in French & English