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CDI- R&D Immunoassays Director F/M

Location: Marcy l'Etoile, France
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 45 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network.
Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.




What are your missions?


Vidas, key range of the Immunoassays Franchise serving both Clinical operations and Industrial microbiology unit, is a mature range requiring constantly lifecycle management projects, support, new developments and transversal transformation initiatives.

While reporting to the Immunoassays R&D department head, the R&D Immunoassays Director provides strong leadership, vision, management, and responsibility for technical outcome of the department, and acts as a key contributor to the Global R&D strategy to ensure that bioMérieux develops differentiated, high quality products on time, within budget, and with a high degree of customer satisfaction.


The R&D Immuoassays Director is responsible:

  • for developing products identified as new assays feeding our marketing roadmaps and strategies
  • continuously improves technical, scientific and managerial excellence in the department
  • with technical experts, anticipates and solves specific technical problems
  • anticipate medical, scientific or technology trends
  • for organizing design activities, directing and tracking all development activities of the department,
  • ensuring proper resource allocation and arbitration 
  • establishing and managing the departmental budget, ensuring compliance with the quality system and regulations 
  • assures the management of individual and collective performance, as well as assuring training & development and mentoring of employees


If you find yourself in the following description, do not hesitate to apply !




What is your profile?


  • Ph.D. +5/8 years, M.S. +8/13 years, B.S.+10/18 years of relevant experience
  • strong knowledge about IVD industry and competition’s products and immunoassays technologies (biochemistry, human biology,...)
  • Functional/Operational management experience mandatory
  • Team Leadership
  • Very good level oral and written communication skills (english and french)
  • Tenacity in defending opinions and challenging the non added value processes and statut quo


bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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