Head of Product Development


Biofidelity’s mission is to improve and extend cancer patients’ lives by enabling better targeting of therapies, early detection of treatment resistance, and routine monitoring of treatment response. Our unique technology is designed to allow rapid, broad adoption of our assays in testing labs around the world, enabling a step change in patient care. 

At Biofidelity we are proud to have built a culture of teamwork, openness and trust. We work towards well-defined goals, with a strong belief that we can bring real benefits to patients. Our people are keen to take responsibility for their work and share both their successes and challenges. 

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including private medical care, share option scheme, pension, cycle to work scheme, 26 days per year holiday allowance and free physical training sessions.

The role

Biofidelity is seeking a highly motivated, efficient and dynamic Head of Product Development to provide technical leadership and direction in translating our R&D into robust, efficient and high-quality clinical diagnostic products.  Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, a successful candidate will play a key role in delivering our product development strategy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Translating R&D into clinical diagnostic products that are commercialized through distributed kits and LDTs through our CLIA/CAP laboratory in the US

  • Lead a team of assay development scientists

  • Streamline design and development processes including implementing design of experiments methodologies

  • Prepare design history files for regulatory submissions

  • Prepare internal reports, presentations, and data packages, analyse and present results

  • Work closely with R&D, software development and clinical laboratory teams

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Technical leadership experience within molecular biology field

  • Experience with clinical diagnostic assay development, preferably qPCR and/or NGS based

  • Experience in automating molecular biology workflows

  • Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and expertise to complex technical challenges 

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD plus proven industry experience in leading complex product development projects, preferably in diagnostics

  • Prior experience of working in a regulated environment

  • Previous experience in managing and developing teams

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to careers@biofidelity.com.


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