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VP Drug Discovery and Development

  • Location: Zurich
  • Salary: £180000 - £200000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Biotech
  • Contact: Molly Edwards
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 January 2022
  • Job Ref: 168734_1639651770

I am working with a start-up Biomedical company who are identifying novel medicines to produce therapies that directly target the process of aging and overall improving quality of life. This is a rare and unique opportunity to join the R&D team, working within a state-of-the-art laboratory space within an innovative and progressive Biotech company. You will be supporting their mission in eliminating cells across the oncology space and aging.

Main responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the entire drug discovery and preclinical development programs.
  • Embrace the responsibility of a scientific leader, working well across the team to continue the current development plan.
  • Create an internal preclinical development capability; exploring budgets, resources etc, to drive future projects.
  • Key communicator with regulatory bodies and other clinical colleagues.
  • Have extensive market and trend knowledge within the R&D space, primarily across immuno-oncology.


  • PhD in Discovery and Preclinical Development of drug candidates, ideally across Immunology and Oncology.
  • 10+ year's experience within the Biotech/ Pharma industry.
  • Proven record in execution from molecules to DC nomination.
  • Excellent communication skills across C-Suites and Board of Directors.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with an updated CV and contact details.