Vacancy List Details

Vacancy List Details


Compound Development Team Leader

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Copenhagen, Denmark

Genmab has a robust pipeline of innovative human antibody therapeutics and a number of strategic partnerships are already in place with international blue chip companies. The company is continuing its positive growth and development, striving towards its goal of improving the lives of cancer patients with unmet medical needs.

In order to strengthen the Project Management team, Genmab is looking for an experienced Compound Development Team Leader (CDTL) who will be based in Copenhagen or Utrecht.

As CDTL at Genmab, you will provide leadership to cross-functional international pro-ject teams. You will report to the Vice President, Project Management and to the Senior Director, Operations and Resource Management.

As CDTL you will: 
• Develop and execute the project strategy for early stage antibody development projects from clinical candidate selection up to and including first human trials.
• Lead Compound Development Teams (CDTs) for two to three (co development) projects at different stages. 
• Build team and maintain team effectiveness and satisfaction, and lead the CDTs to achieve their goals through the networks of people/functions repre-sented in the teams. When necessary, negotiate with line function heads on project deliverables. 
• Challenge all functions on the CDTs to ensure that all issues and questions are being addressed, and that line function input into strategy and plans is ad-equate to meet the needs of the compound. 
• Identify potential issues and lead contingency planning; lead CDTs problem solving and apply decision-making tools and techniques. Drive CDTs to make effective and efficient decisions. 
• Lead resolution of conflicts of the CDTs, Project Board (and potentially Portfo-lio Board), joint steering committee (for a partnered compound) and senior management levels. 
• Act as co-chair of joint development teams with alliance partner(s) and align global strategy within a partnership, as applicable. 
• Lead the communication of strategy, issues, and plans to the Project Board, Portfolio Board, alliance partners and other key stakeholders. 
• Be accountable for overall budget and project plan deliverables. 
• Work with functional management to secure the required resources for project success, to influence optimal team composition, to align goals and objectives with CDT members, coach, guide CDT members, and provide input for per-formance evaluation of CDT members. 

You have at least 5 years of work experience as a Project Manager in biotechnology or 
Life Science companies. You have strong experience of project management with 
projects covering areas from research to early clinical phases (preferably within 
biologics/oncology). You are fluent in English and you are able and willing to travel.

You have a relevant degree, preferably a Post Graduate Degree (PhD) within Life Science. 

You are an experienced Project Manager with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. As a leader, you are flexible, agile and results-oriented with a strong focus on executing strategy and delivering on objectives. You are a builder of high performing cross-functional teams in a matrix organization. At Genmab, people are ready for challenges and they act fast so you must thrive in a work environment with a "can do attitude" and have the necessary resilience and self-motivation required to make maximum impact

Genmab offers a challenging project management position, where the right candidate will get the opportunity to work with highly specialized people across functions in a informal, multicultural culture, all aiming to make a difference for cancer patients. Genmab is an organization with a short chain of command and as CDTL, you will have the opportunity to influence your own work as well as your personal and professional development. 

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Senior Consultant, Jannie Jensen, Unique Human Capital on M +45 29 72 78 86. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.

Our Company 
At Genmab we strive to improve the lives of cancer patients by creating and developing innovative antibody therapeutics.  With two marketed products and a robust pipeline of differentiated antibodies, Genmab is working to transform the treatment of cancer.  
We are motivated by knowing that our work has the potential to make a real difference for cancer patients and their families.  Our culture values innovation, determination, teamwork, and integrity. We work cross-functionally and internationally as one global team, while individuals and local teams have the autonomy to drive the development of innovative products and technologies that could provide next generation cancer treat-ments.  Please refer to our homepage www.genmab.com/careers for more information about working at Genmab.

Deadline for applicants: As soon as possible
Location: Copenhagen or Utrecht
How to apply: Apply here