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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
Fred Hutch is seeking a Senior Director, Clinical Manufacturing and Resources. This program includes GMP manufacturing of clinical grade cellular and biological products and resources supporting a wide variety of clinical trials. Clinical manufacturing includes Cell Processing, Biologics Production, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Process Development. Clinical Resources include Immune Monitoring and Specimen Processing. The Senior Director will manage operations and ensure the success of these critical clinical research resources.
The Sr. Director will have operational/financial oversight of seven core resources, including Cell Processing Facility, Biologics Production Facility, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Process Development, Immune Monitoring and Specimen Processing. The Sr. Director will be responsible for the efficient production and quality of both research and clinical-grade cellular and biological products and appropriate processing of clinical samples to serve and anticipate customer needs. The Sr. Director reports to the Vice President, Interdisciplinary Science Administration.
Specific responsibilities include:
Financial management and Business Development
A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree or PhD preferred) with at least 5 years of experience in GMP manufacturing in a senior management role.
The candidate will have at least 5 years professional experience managing senior level personnel. Strong leadership skills are required to lead clinical resources through periods of growth, change and time pressure. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to:
effectively lead individual teams as well as act collaboratively across an organization;
establish timelines, benchmark accountability and oversee program and project budgets;
develop and document procedures through strong project management skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills;
analyze data and apply an analytical framework to decision making.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.