Team Leader, Autoimmune & Allergy Assay Development

Posted Date: 31-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

 

Quotient is recruiting for a Team Leader to join the Allergy and Autoimmune Assay Development team in our Research & Development team based in our site in Eysins.

This role is a full-time and permanent position.


This role is responsible for delivery of products from feasibility to manufacturing transfer and performance validation, working from clinical needs to product development concept ensuring a compliance with regulatory requirements. This role will coordinate with the project team and manage R&D staff members to enable the completion of projects to the agreed timelines and the highest possible standard.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and coordinate all product development, verification, and manufacturing transfer activities of MosaiQ products
  • Lead studies and technical documentation required for Design History File for EU and US Regulatory submissions.
  • Align with project planning on timelines and milestones and identify critical path items; with early issue escalation when required
  • Direct Line management responsibilities for Project Leaders, R&D scientists, and technicians.
  • Liaise with other Team Leaders, Project Leaders, and Project Management within the organisation to ensure appropriate allocation of resources, including staff, instrumentation, and consumables to enable coordinated Operational activities.
  • Ownership and responsibility for outcomes from Core Team Meetings, Project Reviews, Technical Reviews, Cross-Departmental reviews and Progression Stage Gate reviews.
  • Responsible for direct support of the Quality team in preparing Regulatory Submissions for products.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Minimum a Master’s degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioengineering, or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in the IVD industry
  • Significative experience of Assay and Reagents development including IVD and Quality Control assays
  • Experience and proven track record of people management and leadership in a relevant environment
  • Solid communication and leadership skills
  • Fluent in French & English