Product Lifecycle Management & Antibody Sourcing
Biotechnology Life Sciences
Salary c. £35k
Salary: c. £35k.
Start date & Contract: Immediate and Permanent.
Are you a scientist with experience in sourcing Antibodies used for a variety of commercial applications looking to branch out and follow a career in the areas of market research and product management? A novel and unique opportunity to combine the responsibilities for commercially sourcing antibodies and researching the marketplace and trends surrounding testing solutions in food & feed analysis.
As a product lifecycle manager with antibody sourcing responsibilities, you will identify affinity sources for use in company products and ensure they are commercially viable as well as identifying business opportunities for new products and researching the market.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Build relationships to commercially use externally sourced affinity molecules.
- Liaise with other company sites, building relationships to utilise their affinity molecule networks.
- Engage with potential suppliers to understand the commercial terms.
- Proactively research the marketplace, reporting findings with the idea of finding new products or markets.
- Understand the positive and negative aspects to all relevant technologies such as antibodies, MIPS, aptamers etc.
- Research and identify relevant “food focused” and affinity molecule development establishments, institutes, universities, publications, authors and research organisations via internet and other means of research.
- Document and gather information on other companies to build beneficial cooperation.
- Liaise with key opinion leaders around the world with the scope of identifying potential projects.
- Interview regulatory bodies, publications, reports, customers, prospects, and any other relevant contacts to better understand market trends and opportunities as well as gathering information on analytes of interest.
- Design and deliver means of conducting market research such as surveys and questionnaires.
- Closely monitor competitors, preparing reports on the marketplace and other key businesses. Present this data to draft recommendations and formulate conclusions.
- Hold a relevant scientific (BSc/MSc) degree or HNC/HND. Able to effectively demonstrate a sufficient understanding of chromatographic techniques and relevant technologies related to affinity molecules/cell culturing.
- Demonstrate strategic marketing experience through a degree or similar qualification.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to speak to scientists, commercial companies, and customers alike.
- Self-motivated with the ability to take the initiative.
- The ability to network and build relationships at all levels, representing the business well.
If this opportunity is of interest to you, don’t hesitate to get in touch!