Antibody Discovery Operations Manager

Abveris is an antibody discovery biotech company providing contract research services for biopharma companies of various sizes. Over the past few years, the company has seen exceptional sales growth, which depends heavily upon the continuation of successful customer relations. Abveris is searching for a full-time Antibody Discovery Operations Manager to join its growing Operations team to help manage the company’s growing list of mAb discovery partners. The Operations Manager will work closely with the scientific team and our partners to coordinate custom antibody discovery projects from early project design to final deliverables.

The Operations Manager will act as a liaison between partners at leading biopharma companies and Abveris’s laboratory scientists and will therefore have a high level of involvement in alliance management. A major part of the role will involve coordination of multiple custom therapeutic and reagent antibody development projects, including direct management of a portfolio of projects, customer communications and interaction with scientific teams. Successful candidates must be highly organized with a keen eye for detail. This job is ideal for scientists looking to transition out of the lab and into the business side of antibody discovery.

Job responsibilities to include:

  • · Management of antibody discovery project timelines and deliverables
  • · Significant involvement in the sales process and early project discussions
  • · Frequent communication with customers, including technical support and          troubleshooting
  • · Frequent coordination with antibody scientists and sales team
  • · Quote development and project design
  • · Data quality control and report analysis/presentation

Candidate qualifications:

  • · We are willing to train an impassioned antibody enthusiast and/or bring a highly experienced scientist into this role. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
  • · Advanced degree in biological sciences or a related field, with 2+ years of relevant experience,
  • · Moderate to advanced knowledge of biologics characterization assays (SPR/Octet affinity ranking/measurement, ELISA, FACS) and functional assays (epitope binning, neutralization screening, ligand blocking assays, ATCC assays)
  • · Basic understanding of the hybridoma and/or B cell-based antibody discovery workflow (immunizations, cell culture, purification, sequencing)
  • · Ability to troubleshoot scientific data and present data to customers
  • · Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • · Highly organized, detail oriented and able to operate in a fast-paced environment


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