Director, Head of Virology & Immunology | (HPW-549)

Director, Head of Virology & Immunology | (HPW-549)

21 Apr
|
Seqirus
|
Parkville

21 Apr

Seqirus

Parkville

Come join a company that tackles fascinating problems and find solutions to complex challenges. With deep expertise in influenza science, our team works on cutting-edge research, pioneering technologies to optimise the manufacturing process and improve the effectiveness of influenza vaccines. We operate as one integrated global organisation, drawing together expert staff from different countries to collaborate. Together, we are working on the front line to protect communities from seasonal influenza and global pandemic threats. When you join Seqirus, you join a team dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. It's a feeling of possibility, creativity, and purpose that inspires us every day. Located in Parkville (Australia)

and part of the Global R&D; Technical Development (TD) team, this is a full-time permanent position. The successful candidate will be part of the team that provides the highest level of scientific expertise in immunology and virology to support innovation within this department. As the Director, Head of Virology and Immunology you will be responsible to deliver technical development of seed viruses to Seqirus worldwide and the programs to develop candidate vaccine viruses. The position requires someone with industry leading expertise in managing large teams of scientists and/or other professional employees to drive Technical Development programs related to development of candidate viruses, yield improvements for vaccine platforms, introduction of new products and/or transfer of technology developed by Technical Development for Influenza and Products of National Significance. To be successful in this role you will Be an expert in Influenza, virology and/or molecular biology Be the technical expert providing scientific and technical advice Provide direction, innovative solutions and ensure alignment within Global TD (which includes BioProcess Development, Analytical Development and LabOps/Project Management), R&D; and Operations. Advise on the development of seasonal and pandemic influenza seed virus for both egg and cell platforms to ensure first to market, market requirements and expansion Have a PhD in a relevant scientific field e.g. Molecular Biology, Virology, Immunology. 12+ years of relevant experience in this field including 7+ years’ experience at senior manager/executive level or higher in a large pharmaceutical company Have extensive experience managing financial budgets with business acumen to engage and influence internal and external stakeholders. As an inspiring thought leader who is invested in the success of others and their development you will also be proactive and innovative with excellent communication skills to complement your scientific technical expertise. If you are looking to develop your skills and shape the health of Australians, please apply. Applications must address the selection criteria above and include a current CV, covering letter and reference number R-130305 Applications will close on Friday 30th April 2021 CSL advises that screening including; criminal history, medical assessment, confirmation of experience, stated qualifications and other relevant checks form a part of the candidate suitability evaluation process. Where applicable, this applies to current CSL employees. CSL employees must notify their current manager when selected for interview for any advertised internal vacancies. Watch our ‘On the Front Line’ video to learn more about Seqirus

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https://www.kitjobau.com/job/10468591/director-head-virology-immunology-hpw-549-parkville/?utm_source=html

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