Head of Portfolio, R&D and Application Bioprocess (m/w/d)

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: 01-01-23
  • Location: Enfield, CT / Jülich
  • Job-ID: R5640

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 5,000 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. Would you like to test the latest premium products independently and contribute to their design? At Eppendorf you will be developing continuously in your area of expertise and you will have access to modern technical equipment and excellent working conditions. You are also motivated by scientific expertise? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Accountable for Bioprocess portfolio strategy and roadmap as well as, product strategy and roadmap
  • Accountable for innovation strategy and roadmap as well as, development strategy and roadmap
  • Accountable for application strategy and roadmap
  • Budgetary and personnel responsibilities for portfolio, development, and application organization
  • Deliver holistic solutions covering relevant workflows of customers in focused markets and applications, thereby addressing their major pain points and needs.
  • Drive portfolio/product, innovation/development and application strategy and roadmap development and implementation to
  • Deliver innovative and market relevant tangible and non-tangible (new) products (instruments, consumables, software, and services [digitally enabled services]), on-time and in budget
  • Manage and sustain (new and existing) products over their full lifetime, achieving and securing optimal economic success
  • Meet expectations of Biotech/Pharma customers to utilize products and services in regulated environments (governed by regulation like, but not limited to, GMP/cGMP)
  • Support the transformation from “capital investment good sale” to “recurring revenue” driven business
  • Ensure end-customer relevance by utilizing “customer co-development” approach with key customers
  • Spearhead “in-design projects” at key opportunities using interdisciplinary teams composed of portfolio, applications, development, and other members from relevant stakeholder teams

Your expertise

  • Successfully completed scientific or technical degree
  • More than 10 years in a leadership role for portfolio or development (R&D) within bioprocess industry
  • Advanced knowledge of workflows and applications in bioprocess industry and technology, with experience in Cell & Gene Therapy highly preferred
  • Experience with and understanding of business processes with focus on bioprocess industry
  • Exceptional presentation, negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Outstanding and concise verbal and written communication in English
  • Strong Bioprocess industry & market knowledge
  • Accomplished leader and ability to develop and implement business opportunities and new approaches in a change process
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to network effectively (internal and external) and establish effective working relationships
  • Results driven, good analytical capabilities
  • Motivated by change; ability to drive business with constant improvement intentions
  • Willingness to travel and ability to understand and work in culturally different markets

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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