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Chief Technology Officer

  • Location: Massachusetts

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Contact: Brian Zinco
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  • Expiry Date: 21 October 2022

SciPro has been retained on a key CTO role with a start up biotech developing a novel CGT modality. Despite being a startup our client has an incredible financial backing which has led to a tremendous amount of growth with regards to their pipeline/company headcount. The company has over 100 person headcount across the business and will be expanding further as their leading drug candidates move into the clinic.

As a CTO you will report directly into the CEO and be responsible for the following:

The major responsibilities include:

  • Lead the entire TechOps/CMC function, specifically with regards to setting strategy, milestones, deadlines, and budget with regards to regards to platform development/IND filing

  • Lead the growth and development of the TechOps function through building upon/enhancing process sciences and manufacturing capabilities

  • Attracting, developing, and retaining key talent leading to clinical/commercial success for a novel therapy

  • Regularly drive the vision/strategy of the Technical Operations team with C - Level leaders and board members


  • Advanced degree in scientific discipline with over 15 of experience within biotech and pharmaceutical sectors coming from a CMC/Manufacturing/Process Sciences function

  • Expertise supporting Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy, and/or vaccines

  • Over 10 years of experience leading CMC & TechOps groups in a biotech/pharmaceutical environment

  • Proven track record developing strategy & vision while ensuring execution for successful product development

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, communication, negotiation skills, and ability to present key data to stakeholders

  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset