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(Senior) Director Protein and Cell Supply

Utrecht, Netherlands

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

At Genmab, we a re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together by developing antibody products and pioneering knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients living with cancer or other serious diseases .

O ur people are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business , which is innovative and rooted in science . W e believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

The Role

You will be part of the Antibody Research Materials Department, which belongs to the Discovery functional organization of Genmab. In this role , your knowledge and skills will help drive Genmab's discovery pipeline as you will manage the teams that are responsible for providing the essential research materials for our project s .

As t he Director Protein and Cell Supply you will be responsible for the supply chain from vector design to protein production to logistics . You will lead three processes (and teams) to ensure a smooth connect ion into a supply chain for protein delivery in all its facets : Ce ll & Molecular Design, Protein Supply & Analytics, and Protein Sample Management. You will work closely with the three team leads to o rchestrate aligned processes, efficient handovers, and continuous (process) improvement s .

R esponsibilit i es

  • Lead three functional teams over the entire protein production process , from vector design to logistics , to ensure timely delivery, quality, operational efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.

  • Develop and implement strategic objectives for the protein and cell supply chain to support the overarching Discovery goals , in close connection and with input from the team leads .

  • Cultivate a collaborative environment , stimulate, and foster a culture of excellence and continuous improvement. Seek opportunities for scientific knowledge exchange .

  • Support the career development of your direct re po rts .

  • Drive resource planning for area of oversight , in line with strategic priorities.

  • Develop and manage relationships with suppliers, contractors, and other external partners to ensure a reliable supply chain.

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment and transparency in operations.

  • Identify , assess, and mitigate risks associated with protein and cell supply.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced degree required , with a strong preference for candidates holding a Ph.D. in biotechnology, bioengineering, protein engineering, or molecular chemistry. Applicants with a Master’s degree accompanied by extensive relevant experience may also be considered.

  • A minimum of 1 2-15 years of experience in early-stage biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry . Prior experience (5+ years) in a leadership role overseeing cross-functional teams is crucial to manage the complexities and the scale of operations in this role. Your experience should include knowledge of industry standards and scientific advances related to early-stage protein and cell production and/or supply chain management.

  • Knowledge of implementing organizational strategy and experience with operational excellence is an advantage .

  • Our ideal candidate strongly values a positive, collaborative environment where empowerment of your direct reports is key to your leadership style.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate complex (research) findings to diverse audiences.

  • Flexibility to adapt to new organizational directions and work on multiple projects simultaneously, as dictated by evolving departmental needs.

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO™) antibody medicines.

Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website .

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website .

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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