Chief Operating Officer

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Competetive salary + family accomodation
July 08 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

About Yashraj Biotechnology Ltd.

We are a research and innovation driven, UL registered and ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified company, established during 1999 in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. We have operations in Germany, USA and soon in South Korea. Our research, development and production-related activities encompass a whole range of native, recombinant and cell-derived antigens; and monoclonal antibodies. Highest standards of quality and unwavering commitment towards healthcare innovation has enabled us to capture some of the biggest market segments for various biomarker antigens and antibodies it develops.

We encourage and facilitate the creation, discovery, dissemination and application of new knowledge and foster academic alliances. We have entered in the area of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived disease specific models for high-throughput drug screening and toxicology testing. A bio-repository of human clinical specimens from patients with broad clinical categories of cancer has been established to isolate their cellular derivatives (primary cancer cells, blood-derived iPSCs, iPSC-derived differentiated cardiomyocytes and hepatocytes).  Through this program we plan to contribute to new drug discovery; personalized medicine for patients; and stem cell and tissue banking.

In addition, we have initiated R&D for production of recombinant antibodies using Phage Display Technology.

Research and Development (R&D) work at YBL is approved by the Department of Science and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

To diversify and grow further, we are considering merger and acquisition of companies in the similar or related line of business. Through projected growth in current business and expansion and diversification, YBL plans to reach yearly turnover of USD 60 Mn in the next five years with Net Profit of USD 20 Mn.

Currently we have over 60 qualified scientists, about 40 administrative and marketing personnel supported by 100 Blue collared work force (total work force of 200 people) actively undertaking research projects befitting the vision and mission of the company and production-related work


Desired Expertise 

Strong Domain knowledge of Biotechnology, Bio Chemistry, Life Sciences

Experience working as Head of Operations in a large research, development and manufacturing setup in Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Life science Organization.

In-depth understanding of project planning, execution, finance, merger and acquisitions, export regimes and international logistics.

Coordination skill to manage multiple stakeholders.

Resourcefulness and Creative thinking ability

Skilled to convey information on a wide range of topics (technical and non-technical) to diverse target audience.

Action oriented problem solver who doesn’t fear failures.

Receptive to new perspectives and ideas, even those beyond his/her domain expertise.

Influencing and consultative skills are critical.

Ability to handle confidential information.

Effective prioritization and time management skills.

Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, deadline driven environment.

Strong initiative to strive for continuous accuracy, quality, and timeliness of information.

Experimental person, who never shies from trying new approaches and tread unexplored territories and ask for help when required.

Technology savvy and very good communicator who can manage multiple teams; projects and tasks simultaneously.

Solid professional judgment and capacity to transform big ideas into reality through timely execution and solution-oriented approach.

Strong decision making ability and equally sound sense of responsibility, accountability and ownership of decisions.

A genuine commitment to quality on behalf of the company while building a corporate culture committed to excellence is mandatory.


Desired Profile

Post Doc in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Life Sciences.

Candidate with a minimum of 15 years’ experience out of which at least 5 years’ experience in a senior position with team of more than 100 people working under him/her.

We are gender neutral.


Desired Responsibilities and Expectation

Should provide leadership to all technical and non-technical operations, new initiatives as well as mergers and acquisition to meet growth objectives of the organization.

Cultivate the culture of innovation and out-of-box thinking across various departments, particularly in all research and development teams.

Provide guidance in analyzing and appraising the effectiveness of organizational operations through highest standards of quality and leading by example.  

Lend an informed and unbiased voice for CEO to lean on to interface with employees and customers to drive growth.

Should be responsible for scientific and operational side of the organization and instrumental in taking strategic decisions to build future product and service pipeline, based on market demand.

Visualize operational requirements for 5-10 years ahead and strategize with long term vision.

Build internal capabilities and expertise for swift execution of dynamic business objectives through automation, creativity and innovation.

Constantly reinvent internal processes to keep the organization abreast and compliant with latest and regulatory conforming global technologies and practices.

Should understand customers’ needs and get products/services developed accordingly and those meeting the highest global standards.

Should rationalize operations and cost to give value for money to customers while ensuring expected profitability for the company.

Lead and motivate individuals and team development to promote efficient workflow, sound customer service, and equality and diversity throughout the organization.

Always give due regards to Vision & Mission, ethics and culture of our company

Create leadership to face any situation and challenge with healthy competition and environment where all follow “We do what we say, we say what we do”.

Create conducive environment for personnel and professional growth of each and every team member through guidance to acquire desired skill matrix while ensuring a dependable succession plan.

Accountable for company’s overall growth and diversification.



Significant travel may be required to carry out duties and responsibilities.

The job role may require interfacing with and managing teams deployed in spatially separate regions and territories.



Salary and other perquisites would not be a constraint for deserving candidate with required expertise and family accommodation will be provided by the Organization.


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