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General Manager – Life Sciences

Posted 3 weeks ago
United States
Application ends: 30 June 2023
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General Manager – United States – Remote – $250,000 – $300,000

Global Life Science Hub has partnered with a world-renowned leader in genomics to offer an incredible range of cutting-edge services across drug development, clinical research, and advanced cell therapies. Our partner is at the forefront of innovation, continuously driving the industry forward with a team of experts dedicated to advancing the field of genomics.

With a reputation for delivering high-quality solutions that enable customers to achieve their goals, our partner has established themselves as a go-to provider for top pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms, and healthcare providers worldwide. Their solutions are designed to keep up with the fast-changing and highly competitive industry, making them a valuable partner for any organization seeking to stay ahead of the curve.

With over 3,000 employees globally and consistent growth, we seek a General Manager to manage a P&L of over $200m for their US division. The General Manager will be responsible for x8 sites/labs, with x7 in North America and x1 in Canada, overseeing a team of over x600 people. The successful candidate will report directly to the Senior VP, and the GM must have experience working in the Clinical Market and possess a customer-centric mindset. The ideal candidate will be an operations leader comfortable working in a “matrix” environment.


  • Take full responsibility for the P&L of the x8 sites/labs, ensuring that all targets and goals are met
  • Manage the overall operations of the business, including overseeing Operations, Centralised R&D, and offering technical support
  • Utilize expertise in Gene Technology, specifically in Synthesis and Sequencing, to ensure the success of the company’s offerings
  • Develop and implement strategies to drive growth and increase profitability
  • Foster a culture of customer centricity, ensuring that all customers receive the highest level of service and support
  • Lead and manage a team of over x600 people, including hiring, training, and development
  • Work collaboratively with other departments and sites in a matrix environment, ensuring that all stakeholders are aligned and working towards a common goal
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key customers, partners, and vendors
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and standards
  • Represent the company at industry events and conferences, building the company’s profile and reputation in the industry
  • Drive a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the industry


  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a leadership role
  • A strong track record of managing a P&L of over $150 million +
  • Gene Technology background with expertise in Synthesis and Sequencing
  • Must have experience in the Clinical Market, with an understanding of the needs and requirements of customers in this sector
  • Strong customer-centric mindset, with a focus on delivering the highest level of service and support
  • Operations leader with experience managing a large team, including hiring, training, and development
  • Comfortable working in a matrix environment, with the ability to collaborate effectively with other departments and sites
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement strategies to drive growth and increase profitability
  • Results-oriented with a track record of achieving targets and goals
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and standards in the Life Science industry

The General Manager will play a critical role in driving the success of the company and will have the opportunity to lead a talented team of professionals in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This is a challenging and rewarding role for a strategic thinker who is passionate about the Life Science industry and committed to delivering the highest level of service and support to customers.


The Global Life Science Hub are a niche Life Science headhunting firm. We place professionals across Europe and the US for a variety of Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.

If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies – www.glshub.com