Job Title: Business Development Manager, Mid-Atlantic/Europe
Start date: March-May 2018
Fixed duration: Permanent
Company: Oxford Genetics Inc.
ABOUT OXFORD GENETICS:
Oxford Genetics, a leader in synthetic biology, offers products, services and technologies to support the discovery, development and production of biotherapeutics. Our novel technology platforms and evolving capabilities mean we are helping to overcome some of the major challenges facing the biopharma industry and so deliver on our mission to help our clients build better biologics.
Our global headquarters are at the Oxford Science Park, just South of Oxford in the United Kingdom, and our team has access to a US sales office located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Oxford Genetics operates three different technology verticals: Viral Vector, Cell Editing and Protein Engineering. In the viral vector space, Oxford Genetics is engineering novel HEK293 manufacturing platforms for gene and cell therapy companies. We are currently contracted to develop packaging and producer cell lines for several customers who are seeking to more efficiently manufacture AAV and Lentivirus.
In the Cell Editing space, Oxford Genetics has licenses to utilize CRISPR Cas9 to provide our customers with isogenic cell lines. The company has been contracted by a major reagents supplier to knock-out hundreds of genes from several cell lines over a 3 year period. Through this project, we have engineered a platform that provides us with the highest editing capacity in the world.
The protein engineering space is a developing area for the company. The group is developing mammalian display technologies to enable scientists to discover antibodies to novel targets. Furthermore, we have commercialized an antibody humanization platform, and recently completed a high throughput expression system. Over the course of the next 6-12 months, the company also plans to launch and license CHO expression technologies to dovetail with our other protein engineering services.
This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company as it looks to extend its business development activities. The Business Development Manager for the Mid-Atlantic territory will be responsible for building customer relationships and promoting the technologies, services and products of Oxford Genetics to achieve or exceed sales and profit targets. This role will report to the VP of Global Business Development. The ideal candidate will be someone with excellent commercial experience, a deep understanding of mammalian cell biology, and a passion for cutting edge science.
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