Our client, along with its stakeholders and strategic partners, is leading the transformation of the Kansas City region into a nationally recognized center of excellence in life sciences research, development, and commercialization. The President & CEO (P&CEO) will promote the advancement of life sciences initiatives by leading and directing overall operations. S/he will ensure the organization’s continuation and growth by leading strategic and business planning and promoting life sciences and related technology capabilities and resources in the Kansas City region. The P&CEO will provide general management in the areas of budgeting, staffing, staff evaluation, and policy development. S/he will serve as the Positional Director on the organization’s Board of Directors.
Qualified candidates will possess: Demonstrated senior leadership experience in a research and development organization or related field; broad background with a significant record of accomplishment in R&D, business development, technology assessment, health care, a company startup, venture capital or a public service field related to life sciences; extensive experience working with a wide variety of functional disciplines (technical, communications, public policy economic development, etc.); and an MD, DVM and/or PhD degree in life sciences or a related field is strongly preferred.
To submit your resume or for more information about the position, please contact Kristen Faust at firstname.lastname@example.org or Patti Broderick at email@example.com.