Director, Cancer ImmunoOncology

Genentech   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


11 - 15 years

Posted 174 days ago

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This Director is a highly motivated individual with a proven track record of scientific, leadership, collaboration work, and management experience who plays a key leadership role in ADT.  In this capacity, the Director will report into the Sr Director of ADT, and will lead a working group that focuses on cancer immuno-oncology portfolio.  The group may consist of staff with various levels of responsibilities and titles including Associate Directors, different levels of scientists, scientific managers and scientific researchers.  The Director will manage resources to ensure that bioanalytical strategies, methods, data and documents meet customer and regulatory requirements and that project timelines are met.  The Director will also ensure that bioanalytical contributions to regulatory filings are completed on time and with high quality, and that laboratory compliance and safety standards are maintained.  In addition, the Director will lead key ADT functional activities and help run the department, as well as participate, and possibly lead cross-functional activities within Development Sciences.  This will require strong leadership skills, strategic thinking, effective execution and excellent collaboration with functions within and outside of Development Sciences, as well as the potential and capacity of taking on additional responsibilities.  The planning horizon for the position is typically 12 to 24 months.


Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., M.B.A. or equivalent curriculum.  Persons without formal degree who have comparable depth and breadth of training and experience and who meet job-specific criteria are eligible for consideration.  Typically 10 -12 years of relevant experience (drug development including post-doctoral work for scientific roles or in impacting business and operational processes for business support roles) and at least 4 years of management experience with prior management experience at the AD level or equivalent. 

A strong background in immunology or cancer biology is required along with a good understanding of drug development process.  A strong track record of scientific accomplishment and credibility, and experience in bioanalysis/therapeutic immunogenicity is desired.  The individual must have excellent inter-personal and communication skills, and the ability to lead and work with others in a positive and collaborative manner to set and meet organizational goals.  Skills to demonstrate initiative and creativity are also essential.

Job ID: 201805-107347