Technical Manager / Project Leader – Synthetic Biology Technology (Ref. 19051)
Duties The appointees will be responsible for developing new technologies in the discipline of synthetic biology and their application in marketable products. His/her core duties include:
  • Incubate and implement technologies for healthcare / biomedical-related applications;
  • Develop core technologies for the long term growth in healthcare industry;
  • Build clients' accounts and expand collaboration network with healthcare industries;
  • Responsible for project incubations, project proposals, project milestones and reports/presentations;
  • Responsible for project planning including project schedule, budgeting and resource allocation;
  • Commercialization of R&D results – further refinement of project results to actual products;
  • Lead and develop team of high caliper technical staff;
  • Responsible for ad hoc tasks assigned by Director of R&D; and
  • Any other duties as required.
  • PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology or Material Science is required;
  • R&D, project management and supervisory experience in healthcare / biomedical-related product development projects, preferably with prior industrial working experience (less relevant experience will be considered as Project Leader);
  • Hands on experience in gene cloning, mammalian cells / bacterial / yeast culture; experience in bioreactors operation would be an advantage;
  • Practical experience in designing purpose-driven experiment protocols, preparing batch records, SOPs, stability studies and performing a number of analytical assays;
  • Solid experience in making functional prototypes;
  • Some experience in industrial regulations on products using biologics;
  • Positive, cheerful, creative, critical thinking and good troubleshooting skills;
  • Ability to initiate and work independently, yet able to lead a team of research staff, must have team spirit;
  • Must have a sense of ownership for his/her work;
  • Good people and communication skills; and
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese.
Salary and Benefits We offer 5-day work, attractive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided. We also offer an open, collaborative and friendly working environment as well as ample capacity for your professional development. Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.
Application Procedure Applicants should send application, together with a detailed resume, current & expected salary and contact telephone number by email to (quoting the reference number on the subject heading). We thank applicants for their interests, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications.

(Applicants who do not hear from us within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful and their data will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.)