Vacancy List Details

Vacancy List Details


Project Manager

Utrecht, The Netherlands

Genmab is an international biotechnology company specializing in the creation and development of differentiated human antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other life threatening human diseases. Genmab’s core purpose is to improve the lives of patients by creating and developing innovative antibody products. Genmab’s vision is that by 2025, their own product will have transformed cancer treatment, and have a pipeline of knock-your-socks-off  antibodies. The company was founded in 1999 and has listed branches in Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United States. Genmab employs approximately 230 people with its clinical development teams in Denmark and Princeton USA and R&D laboratories in The Netherlands.

In order to strengthen the project management team in The Netherlands, we are looking for a

Project Manager
Strong leader for cross-functional early stage antibody development

In this position you provide leadership to a cross-functional international project team. You lead the development and execution of the project strategy for early stage antibody development projects from clinical candidate selection up to and including first human trials. You lead two to three projects at different stages and you are accountable for timely, cost effective and high quality execution of development plans. You monitor project progress, costs, resource allocations and timelines. Together with your project team, you pro-actively identify project risks and develop relevant contingency plans. In case of deviations or issues you orchestrate adequate corrective actions. You lead the communication of plans, issues and progress to the governing boards, key stakeholders and alliance partners - if applicable. You coordinate effective decision making and take care of all project documentation. Furthermore, you build team effectiveness and morale and you inspire and lead the team to achieve its goals. Functionally you will report to the Sr. Project Manager and hierarchically to the Sr. Director Operations & Resource Management. You will be based in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

We are looking for an experienced project manager with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. A leader who is flexible, agile and results-oriented, with strong focus on executing strategy and delivering on objectives. A builder of high performing cross-functional teams in a matrix organization. Your profile:

  • A Master Degree in life sciences; a Post Graduate Degree (PhD) is highly preferred.
  • At least three years experience as a project manager in successful biotechnology or life sciences.
  • Excellent understanding of project management; a professional project management certification is a strong asset.
  • You are fluent in English and you are able and willing to travel.

Dynamic and innovative environment
Our commitment to bringing new medicines to the market to improve patients’ lives is a strong motivation for employees at Genmab. Our aim is to foster a culture of excellence and innovation where employees are focused on clear priorities and are passionate about innovation. We work cross-functionally and internationally as one team to gain the most from all competencies.

Genmab employees work with determination and with respect for each other to achieve our tasks and  common goals. We give individuals and teams the autonomy to drive development of innovative products and solutions, knowing that integrity is a core value throughout our company.

Are you interested? Hays Life Sciences has been appointed by Genmab to perform the full search and selection for this position. If you're interested in this role, please follow this link to apply via Hays. For further information you can contact Moniek Kuipers: +31 (0)681316511.