Head of Vector Development

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Bioprocessing
  3. Netherlands
North Holland, Netherlands
Posting date: 22 Feb 2024

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Proclinical are recruiting for a Head of Vector Development to join a biotech organisation. This role is on a permanent basis and is located in the Netherlands.


  • Guide the AVV vector development team as well as offer exemplary scientific leadership for the business' AAV research programs to drive forward the general corporate method.
  • You will be responsible for guiding continued novelty in payload/cargo design, forming inter-divisional collaborations.
  • Partake in the process of selecting, prioritising, and hastening the development of projects and technologies.
  • Participate in finding, protecting and growing the intellectual property portfolio.
  • Accountable for guaranteeing data integrity throughout the capsid engineering team, cooperating with all discovery research scientists to guarantee testing of innovative vectors in.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to an advanced degree level in a pertinent scientific field.
  • A motivated individual with scientific acquaintance in leading, developing and training a team of scientists with a background in innovative promotor/payload/expression design to advance therapeutically positioned AAV gene therapies.
  • Demonstrable experience ideally in the field of molecular biology, gene therapy, virology, biochemistry from within both the academic and pharmaceutical environment.
  • An enthusiastic individual with a can-do mindset.
  • Capable of resolving issues.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact James Hume at j.hume@proclinical.com.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.