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(Senior) Manager, Business Operations, Bioanalytical Science

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.

(Senior) Manager, Business Operations, Bioanalytical Science

About the department:

Employees from many different expertise areas work together across our global R&D project teams to create breakthrough antibody therapeutics. The global Translational & Quantitative Sciences (TQS) department is composed of several groups that collaboratively provide strong scientific rationale to drive critical decisions across the entire spectrum of discovery to lifecycle management. The Bioanalytical Science (BioA) team is responsible for developing fit-for-purpose bioanalytical strategies to quantify drug in circulation and assess unwanted immunogenicity.

Managing business operations in Genmab is about creating and maintaining a structured, efficient yet flexible environment that empowers our scientific expert teams to focus on what they do best: deliver on the portfolio, innovate, and bring safe, effective products to the market. The Business Operations team provides a solid basis of information to facilitate decision-making and ensures effective processes and resources are in place. We work seamlessly with the functional experts in the department, as well as with representatives from enabling departments such as Finance, Contract Management, IT, HR and Lab Operations to create, connect and align operational processes.

About the role:

This role is an exciting opportunity to drive the success of TQS by providing a solid operations foundation onto which our business runs. By aligning our department’s strategic objectives with everyday activities, you will be instrumental in driving the financial and operational success of the BioA team. You will serve as Business Operations partner to the functional head of BioA, facilitating communication and decision-making processes and providing the team with critical insights for informed strategic direction.

Working closely together with the Translational & Quantitative Sciences Business Operations team, your initial focus will be budget management and financial oversight, including budget planning, forecasting, and financial planning. You will act as liaison to Finance and Contract Management, maintaining oversight of department contracts and ensuring spend is according to plan and company priorities/policies. Expected role expansion includes supporting functional leaders with strategic planning and execution, operational capacity management and monitoring, as well as process optimization and implementation.

In this high variety role, you will have the opportunity to get involved in many different processes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the budget, ensuring all projects align with financial objectives. Provide financial insights and analysis to support decision-making, including variance analysis and forecasting.
  • Support functional leaders in ensuring operational capacity (equipment, materials, human resources, laboratories) and capabilities are in place to deliver on strategic plans and provide business critical insights using analytics.
  • Act as a liaison between the department and Finance, Contract Management, HR and other support functions. Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to ensure alignment and support.
  • Support the functional leaders in strategic planning and translating organizational and department goals into operational plans. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of objectives.
  • Ensure team cohesion and engagement by supporting clear communication (eg team retreats, update meetings, training) and a strong onboarding experience for new recruits.

What we ask:

You are highly motivated to help manage and organize business processes in a scientific department in Genmab. You are a natural connector, flexible, organized, sociable and focused on achieving goals that are important for the department and our organization. You bring enthusiasm and energy in teams of professionals. You are service-oriented and enjoy creating the environment for others to excel.

Moreover, you meet the following professional requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in business operations and/or financial management (preferably in the pharma/biotech industry)
  • Strong background in financial management (budgeting, forecasting, control) and resource management
  • Experience working with ERP software such as SAP
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including multi-stakeholder / global collaborations
  • Well-developed organizational sensitivity
  • Able to work successfully under pressure in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, keeping track of multiple tasks simultaneously even when priorities change
  • Familiarity with regulatory and compliance requirements in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • Experience in a regulated (GLP/GCP/GMP) environment is a plus
  • Previous experience in or affinity with laboratory work is a plus

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 .

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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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