Head of Operations / Deputy Head of Department (f/m/x)

Seize this leadership opportunity to work for a leading company in its sector!

Our client is a specialized player in the life science sector and a leader in his field. The company is characterized by its dynamic environment, innovative approach, and team spirit.
The following business-critical leadership position is to be filled with immediate effect:

Head of Operations / Deputy Head of Department (f/m/x)

Location: Vienna


  • Leading and coordinating operations for one department within the company
  • Full leadership responsibility for a highly qualified team of experts
  • Act as Deputy Head of Department and be responsible for all activities related to this role
  • Manage and lead all in-house clinical testing activities to ensure on-time delivery of results
  • Ensure strong cross-functional collaboration: foster productive and positive teamwork across departments to implement new methods into routine testing
  • Be the first point of contact for providing technical expertise, performing troubleshooting and technical investigations supported by scientists and experts within the department
  • Support regulatory submissions/clinical strategy/clinical operations by prividing or reviewing reports and/or data
  • Ensure a reliable, effective, timely, and compliant function that meets today’s and future needs


  • University Degree (Ph.D.) in Life Science
  • Post-graduate experience in the field of Immunology, Virology, and/or Microbiology
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a highly regulated setting, preferably as a manager or similar
  • Hands-on experience with immunological/biological assays/analytical methods
  • Profound understanding of GCP/GCLP/GMP and ICH guidelines and its related processes
  • Leadership experience: ability to manage, motivate and develop a diverse team
  • Strong communication skills paired with joined-up thinking and solution-oriented acting
  • Resilient team player: able to work on multiple projects under pressure and ensure their outcome on time
  • Business fluent in English


  • Opportunity to work in an agile and highly scientific working environment with short decision-making processes
  • Exciting team-lead role with a high individual responsibility
  • Successful and growing company with an attractive product portfolio and a promising pipeline

This position's compensation consists of a gross annual salary of € 75.000 (inclusive bonus). Overpayment is possible and depends on your qualifications and work experience.


We are looking forward to receiving your application (English CV & cover letter incl. salary expectations) over the application-dashboard. Our responsible consultant will contact you immediately after receipt.
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Job Details

Talentor Austria GmbH


Talentor Austria Team Nina Sattlegger 1
Senior Consultant