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R&D and Production Manager (Oncology, Diagnostics)




R&D and Production Manager (Oncology, Diagnostics)

Are you looking for a role where you can use your strong scientific and technical knowledge as well as your organisational skills to actively contribute to the further development of our products?
We are a small but highly experienced Life Science company located in Vienna which is about to take off and bring new innovative cancer tests for research and routine diagnostics onto the Life Science market. We are currently in the state of expanding our team and are looking for a dedicated and experienced R&D and Production Manager for our whole new laboratory.

 Your Responsibilities

  • As our R&D and Production Manager you set up our R&D infrastructure and new production facilities in close cooperation with the management;
  • You actively engage in and supervise product development and manufacturing and contribute substantially to product optimisation and further development of existing and future products;
  • You supervise product quality (QA) in line with our QM system;
  • You effectively manage an R&D laboratory with up to 3 Lab Scientists.

Your Qualifications

  • You have a PhD in a relevant life science field, preferably in molecular biology;
  • You have already been responsible for the development of diagnostic tests;
  • You are an expert in RNA analysis technologies, in particular RT-qPCR and/or other amplification technologies (single-plex and multi-plex);
  • You are experienced in immunological methods, especially ELISA and immunostaining;
  • You have strong general knowledge about diagnostic biomarker applications;
  • You have knowledge about product quality management;
  • You have a background in a medical field, and you are able to understand and articulate complex scientific literature and use extensive complex clinical data;
  • You are a good team player, have excellent communication skills and you are fluent in German and English.

Your Benefits

We are a small company in the process of establishing our operations and processes and expanding our field of research. As our R&D and Production Manager you will closely cooperate with the company management and have the great opportunity of actively participating in shaping our common venture.

The minimum salary amounts to € 40 909.- gross per year for a full-time position according to the relevant collective bargaining agreement. However, we offer a market-oriented excess payment in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies.

Please send your cover letter and CV to

OncoLab Diagnostics GmbH Wien/Vienna