Full Time

Head of Biologics Laboratory

Posted 4 months ago
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Location: Austria

Global Life Science Hub is seeking a highly experienced and motivated individual to join our team as the Head of the Biologics Laboratory. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading our laboratory team in the development and production of novel biologic drugs.

This fast-growing pharmaceutical company based in Austria is dedicated to discovering and developing innovative medicines that improve patients’ lives. Specializing in developing biologic drugs, including monoclonal antibodies, protein therapeutics, and gene therapies.

As the Head of the Biologics Laboratory, you will oversee all aspects of the laboratory operations, including the development, validation, and optimization of biologics manufacturing processes. You will lead and mentor a team of scientists and technicians, ensure compliance with regulatory standards, and foster a culture of innovation and collaboration.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with the CSO to set the strategy for discovery and preclinical R&D efforts in novel and innovative platforms, including protein degradation and cell-penetrating proteins fused with toxins, gene editing, and other cutting-edge sciences.
  • Develop and implement laboratory strategies and operational plans for the biologics team.
  • Lead the development, validation, and optimization of biologics manufacturing processes.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of experiments, including process development, process scale-up, and process characterization.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards, including cGMP, GLP, and FDA guidelines.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including process development, analytical development, and quality control, to ensure seamless product development.
  • Manage laboratory budget, resources, and equipment.


  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in the biologics industry, with a focus on process development and optimization
  • 2+ years of experience in leadership/managerial positions.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and mentoring a team of scientists and technicians.
  • Expertise in cGMP, GLP, and FDA regulations and guidelines
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively across functional areas.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

If you are a highly motivated and experienced biologics professional passionate about developing innovative medicines, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of professionals.

If this job doesn’t interest you, we may have other opportunities that are more relevant.

So please visit our website – www.glshub.com or reach out via:

Tel – +44 (0) 204 599 8130

Email – christopher@glshub.com