Chief Vaccine Manufacturing Expert

Group 42

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Work From Remote Location

Ref: SP358-04

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

G42 Healthcare is a leading healthcare services and medical technology company in the MENA region, with footprint across Central Asia, Africa and Europe. G42 Healthcare is the initiator and operator of the largest human genome sequencing program in the world. Due to the increasing strategic demand of growing our vaccine business, we are looking for a Chief Vaccine Manufacturing Expert to be based in our Headquarters, Abu Dhabi.

The Chief Vaccine Manufacturing Expert oversees designing, planning and executing our vaccine manufacturing where our healthcare business operates. To apply advanced technical expertise/broad experiences in the design & execution of local manufacturing, experiments/clinical trials for human vaccines.

Job Description
- Apply advanced technical and functional knowledge to the design and planning of local manufacturing, necessary experiments/clinical trials for human vaccines
- Develop, validate and execute the entire local manufacturing cycle, from protocols, technicalities, processes, logistics planning, to distribution strategy.
- Lead negotiations and discussions, grow and maintain relationships with global vaccine R&D partners
- Work with government regulatory officials, executives from hospital and clinics on vaccine related manufacturing and distribution plan
- Design and execute clinical programs, assays when needed
- Write protocols, reports, and technical documents suitable for regulatory submission
- Build and maintain internal and external networks


- Advanced knowledge of Cell Culture, Virology/Bacteriology, or Immunology and their application to the development of human vaccines
- Experience in working for a leading vaccine manufacturer, especially in charge of vaccine manufacturing
- Scientific expertise gained through either a PhD in a relevant field (Virology/Bacteriology, immunology or other relevant disciplines) or several years of direct experience in vaccine development
- Experience engaging and interfacing with global pharmaceutical manufacturers, regulators and government officials
- Ability to engage and communicate with all levels of internal and external leaders
- Good business acumen, high inclusion and engagement mindset, celebrates successes
- Ability to travel when needed (less than 20 percent)

About the Company

Group 42 is an Abu Dhabi based artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing company, uniquely positioned in the national ecosystem to develop and deploy holistic and scalable AI solutions.

• Industry Solutions: experienced team of data scientists and engineers based in Abu Dhabi. • Fundamental AI research, through our subsidiary the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IIAI), on AI, big data and machine learning. • Cloud Computing Infrastructure: the largest and most powerful Cloud Computing capability in the region. • Multidisciplinary and diverse team.

G42 has an active and extensive partnership network, connecting leading international organizations who complement our ecosystem and support our vision. Our partnerships range from strategic teaming agreement, joint ventures, to direct investment by G42.

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