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Vice President of Product Development

Kelly Services
Long Island City, NY 11101
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a Direct Hire opportunity to work as a **Vice President of Product Development** located in **Long Island City, NY** .

The **Vice President of Product Development** will lead the product development function. The successful candidate will expand the function to support multiple product development teams each with a focus on a different therapeutic area. The VP will develop and lead robust development processes for stage gate product development of Biologics and **Class II & III medical devices** . Facilitate multi-discipline convergence and synergy within matrixed cross functional teams to move products efficiently through the pipeline from early phases through product launch in US and Global markets. The role includes all aspects of development including resource planning, filling competency gaps, budgeting and talent and leadership development. The VP will be involved in strategic pipeline planning, external KOL development, as well as BD assessments.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Ensure that portfolio products are managed and developed from feasibility to market launch.

+ Drive the strategy of all Product Development teams to align with the companys broader vision for growth and market expansion.

+ Oversee management of project priorities, coordination of development activities, project deliverables and resources across all product development teams.

+ Develop and expand our high performing team by effectively hiring to fill talent/skill gaps and leading and coordinating activities for talent and leadership development.

+ Ensure that appropriate technologies, capabilities, and capacities are identified, evaluated, and implemented on a continuing basis to deliver on critical milestones.

+ Oversee collaborative efforts and knowledge/technology transfers with other functional areas of the company based on agreed upon timelines

+ Liaise with leadership to translate pipeline strategy and project goals into project plans, tactical and functional executable roadmaps for the appropriate teams

+ Report directly to Chief Scientific Officer and serve as functional expert and strategist for R&D and product development space


**REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:**


+ Accredited Ph.D. in relevant scientific discipline and 15+ years experience in the development and manufacturing of biologic therapeutics and/or related medical devices in the regenerative space

+ Demonstrated experience successfully leading two or more functional business areas

+ Demonstrated experience successfully managing external vendors for outsourced development and manufacturing

+ Strong ability to drive decision-making using data and influence to achieve team alignment

+ Demonstrated experience establishing effective strategic plans to execute on needs of the companys portfolio, including risk identification and mitigation, capability building, resource management, etc.

+ Demonstrated experience championing a people strategy that attracts, retains, and engages employees

+ Demonstrated experience with regulatory submissions, developing technical sections of submissions and interacting with global regulatory authorities on science and technical matters

+ The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation


**PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:**


+ Prior experience managing Biologics and/or Class III Medical Device product development, cartilage scaffolding, orthopedics, neurosurgery or reconstructive surgery

+ Business experience involving intellectual property, technology transfer, budgeting, operations management, quality assurance & regulatory affairs

+ Experience with international collaboration


The **Vice President of Product Development** will lead the product development function. The successful candidate will expand the function to support multiple product development teams each with a focus on a different therapeutic area. The VP will develop and lead robust development processes for stage gate product development of Biologics and Class II & III medical devices. Facilitate multi-discipline convergence and synergy within matrixed cross functional teams to move products efficiently through the pipeline from early phases through product launch in US and Global markets. The role includes all aspects of development including resource planning, filling competency gaps, budgeting and talent and leadership development. The VP will be involved in strategic pipeline planning, external KOL development, as well as BD assessments.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Ensure that portfolio products are managed and developed from feasibility to market launch.

+ Drive the strategy of all Product Development teams to align with the companys broader vision for growth and market expansion.

+ Oversee management of project priorities, coordination of development activities, project deliverables and resources across all product development teams.

+ Develop and expand our high performing team by effectively hiring to fill talent/skill gaps and leading and coordinating activities for talent and leadership development.

+ Ensure that appropriate technologies, capabilities, and capacities are identified, evaluated, and implemented on a continuing basis to deliver on critical milestones.

+ Oversee collaborative efforts and knowledge/technology transfers with other functional areas of the company based on agreed upon timelines

+ Liaise with leadership to translate pipeline strategy and project goals into project plans, tactical and functional executable roadmaps for the appropriate teams

+ Report directly to Chief Scientific Officer and serve as functional expert and strategist for R&D and product development space


**REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:**


+ Accredited Ph.D. in relevant scientific discipline and 15+ years experience in the development and manufacturing of biologic therapeutics and/or related medical devices in the regenerative space

+ Demonstrated experience successfully leading two or more functional business areas

+ Demonstrated experience successfully managing external vendors for outsourced development and manufacturing

+ Strong ability to drive decision-making using data and influence to achieve team alignment

+ Demonstrated experience establishing effective strategic plans to execute on needs of the companys portfolio, including risk identification and mitigation, capability building, resource management, etc.

+ Demonstrated experience championing a people strategy that attracts, retains, and engages employees

+ Demonstrated experience with regulatory submissions, developing technical sections of submissions and interacting with global regulatory authorities on science and technical matters

+ The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation


**PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:**


+ Prior experience managing Biologics and/or Class III Medical Device product development, cartilage scaffolding, orthopedics, neurosurgery or reconstructive surgery

+ Business experience involving intellectual property, technology transfer, budgeting, operations management, quality assurance & regulatory affairs

+ Experience with international collaboration


**APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION!!**


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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-11-03

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