Achaogen is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Director, Device Project Team Leader (PTL) to be accountable for project leadership and management of diagnostic device programs from early development through commercial. The position will lead cross-functional teams tasked with diagnostic development, launch, and commercialization in support of Achaogen’s drug portfolio. The position has cross functional leadership scope that includes partner management, R&D, quality, regulatory, clinical, and commercial. The PTL will be accountable for exceptional strategy development and execution for diagnostic device related activities, and will identify and advocate for the people and processes needed for device development and commercialization.
Achaogen is growing rapidly to support an expanding pipeline of potential drug therapeutics, for which successful diagnostic development and commercialization is critical (in vitro diagnostics, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, rapid identification tests). The successful candidate will be able to contribute as a leader cross-functionally, as a representative on drug core and lifecycle teams, and within Technical Operations, and have the ability to successfully manage multiple teams as needed. The PTL will be experienced leader in diagnostic device development and commercialization across multiple functions, and will have built a reputation as a highly sought after cross-functional team leader and program manager. Overall, the expectation for this role is of impactful matrix leadership, communication, and delivery of the device portfolio, as a critical element of Achaogen’s drug portfolio.
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