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Senior Director of Research Parasitology (m/w/d)

Monheim or Remote, NRW or Remote · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Our client is a world's leading animal health company with more than 10,000 employees worldwide. With over 65 years of tradition, they develop products and services to improve the health and well-being of pets and farm animals in over 90 countries.
In Monheim or remotely (with ca. 2 days/week office presence) we are currently looking for a
Senior Director of Research Parasitology (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities:
  • Scientific leader in the fields of target identification, screening and models to generate small/large molecule candidates as parasiticides (Lead of 3 Discovery parasitology units)
  • Responsible for creating and progressing an innovative parasitology pipeline for Pet Health and Farm Animals categories
  • Work closely with the Executive Director, Global Discovery Research, and the other Senior Directors in Discovery Research (and Exploratory Development) to shape the Discovery portfolio, to ensure close alignment with business expectations, and to focus on advancing the best opportunities with the highest value indications
  • People development and alignment of team members to passions and leveraging strengths
  • Management of Discovery Parasitology budget
  • Build/promote a culture of collaborative knowledge sharing and problem solving
Your profile:
  • PhD and/or D.V.M degree in Parasitology with >10 years experience in Industry incl. >4 years of direct leadership of technical team
  • Strong Innovation/Creativity mindset with drive to bring competitive products to the market
  • Expert knowledge in Parasitology incl. in-vitro assays, rodent models, target animal studies
  • Strong understanding of genomics/proteomics
  • Basic understanding of the pharmaceutical, biopharma and vaccine regulatory environment
  • Exceptional problem solving, strategic, and decision-making skills
  • Highly effective oral and written communications skills
The offer:
  • Permanent role with a top employer
  • Lead a function dedicated to Discover, Create and Progress innovative parasiticide projects
  • Very attractive salary, bonus and equity
  • International work environment with challenging tasks
  • Engaging and inspiring culture with “Play to Win” mentality
Please use our online-application form only for applying to advertised positions. Please note that we can´t consider applications that we receive by e-mail.
Andreas Dürr, E-Mail: aduerr@antal.com, Tel. 0911/59059644

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