Research and Development Site Head, Singapore

Singapore Permanent
  • Lead the local R&D team for a leading innovative Pharmaceutical enterprise
  • Be the local brand ambassador and further champion key R&D strategies

About Our Client

Our client is a fast-growing innovative enterprise pioneering in the development of personalized tumor vaccines and T-cell drugs targeting neoantigens. Within the early years of establishment, they have achieved close cooperative partnerships with several reputable hospitals and multiple developed drugs are already in the clinical trials stage. The company prides themselves in establishing a world-class personalized tumor drug R&D in the long run, with a production center focusing on advanced concepts and technologies, to further lead cancer treatment into a new era of truly personalized tumor immunotherapy.

Job Description

  • Plan critical project-related scientific and technical activities (e.g., interpreting results, critical assessment of data, drawing relevant conclusions, and drafting reports)
  • Interact with Lines of Business across teams to translate company strategic vision into successful Research and Development products
  • Create functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develop budgets; policies and procedures to support the functional infrastructure
  • Offer visionary and strategic thinking from a regional perspective with the skills to convert research visions into strategic goals and actions
  • Maintain an elevated level of knowledge regarding scientific, clinical, public health policies, and commercial developments in the oncology area, as well as a robust understanding of country-specific evidence needs by key population-based decision makers

The Successful Applicant

  • PhD in Immunology, Biomedical, and Bioinformatics, or related degrees is required
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Research for Healthcare or Life Sciences industry, specifically experienced in TCR and mRNA technology
  • Demonstrated success with implementing post-market studies and a strong understanding of study initiation and management at the operational level
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Biotechnology industry and regulatory environment concerning post-licensure commitments
  • Proven ability to leverage understanding of the emerging healthcare environment to create the platform for effective changes and further business success

What's on Offer

Our client is looking to further grow the business that has already enjoyed success in APAC. This role is for someone who has R&D experience, with an entrepreneurial mindset and risk appetite to take on hands-on roles. There will be an attractive compensation package for the right candidate.

Wendy Chen
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Phone number
+65 6533 2777

Job summary

What is your area of specialisation?
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Consultant name
Wendy Chen
Consultant contact
+65 6533 2777
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