REGENERATIVE MEDICINE CROSSING BORDERS

Vacancy General Director

What is RegMed XB?

RegMed XB is a virtual institute that uses regenerative medicine strategies to cure common chronic diseases. RegMed XB is a cross-border initiative that brings together multiple health foundations, top scientists, entrepreneurs and governments to cooperatively tackle ambitious challenges in regenerative medicine. The ambitious research focuses on curing patients with type 1 diabetes, kidney failure, cardiovascular disease and osteoarthritis. Looking to the future, the research will also focus on other diseases. The planned budget of the institute is more than 250 million euros for the first 10 years.

RegMed XB is not only a promise to patients; it is also a major international economic opportunity. Future RegMed XB solutions target large international healthcare markets. RegMed XB holds the promise to develop into a new, innovative industrial sector, a sector in which biotech companies, production companies, high-tech suppliers, research services providers, hospitals and research institutes can thrive and work together to create knowledge-intensive jobs and solutions for patients.

Who are we looking for?

As a General Director, you will represent RegMed XB and be responsible for providing leadership, direction and support, and executing on the strategies with full responsibility. You will report directly to the Supervisory Board.

Other Responsibilities

  • Fundraising (public and private funds) to enable the research and valorization program of RegMed XB (250M EUR 2025).
  • General management including defining the strategy, KPIs, the annual budget and policy cycle.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Communication and branding.
  • Dutch and Flemish partnerships.
  • Public relations and public affairs.
  • Decide jointly with the Medical Scientific Director on the approval of project proposals for terminating or initiating moonshots (after consulting the Scientific Advisory Board).

Job requirements

  • Master degree, preferably a medical background.
  • Experienced senior director, preferably with experience in (complex) public-private stakeholder organizations as well with start-up life sciences environment.
  • Strong financial experience is mandatory, preferably within the life sciences.
  • Fluent in English.
  • A strong and broad life sciences network and deep experience in branding and communication related to patients.
  • Strong communication skills and an open, trustworthy communicator.
  • Strategic thinking and acting as well as a hands-on mentality operating as an active team leader reaching milestones and delivering results.
  • Ability to provide vision and leadership, and demonstrated hands-on effectiveness in attaining results with partners; to develop and execute plans and to link long term visions and strategies to current issues and priorities.
  • Experience managing and motivating professionals in a small team, team player.

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