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Biomarker Operations Manager

Posted: 11/15/2019
Location: Denmark, United States, New Jersey
Category: Clinical Operations
Req Number: Projects02594

Job Summary

About Us

Genmab is an international biotechnology company specializing in the invention and development of differentiated human antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other important human diseases.

The Role

The Biomarker Operations Manager will work in multidisciplinary international project teams to discover and develop antibody therapeutics.  The Biomarker Operations Manager will manage the operations and logistics necessary to execute the scientific strategy for Oncology projects, contributing to the development of ground-breaking new medicines from concept to the market.  The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with the Director, Biomarker Operations and all key stakeholders to ensure the Biomarker Operations function is an integral part of Genmab clinical studies moving forward.

Key Accountabilities

  • Working with Clinical Management Teams (CMTs) and biomarker/translational research teams to implement and execute the clinical biomarker and translational sample strategy for projects
  • Managing sample logistics and operations for clinical and biomarker samples, working closely with CMT team personnel, central laboratories, and specialty lab vendors
  • Planning, coordinating, and overseeing all operational activities required to manage the lifecycle of biomarker samples (collection, processing, analysis, data delivery and cleaning process, and final sample disposition)
  • Providing biomarker operational expertise and guidance to cross-functional and CMTs
  • Proactively supporting the CMTs during data cleaning process to ensure oversight of biomarker samples, data transfer and reconciliation procedures
  • Contributing to the assessment of site and lab feasibility for biomarker sample collection, handling, and storage
  • Ensuring review of lab specifications and manuals as well as sample handling training and collection/processing materials for investigator sites/monitors together relevant internal and external stakeholders and the central lab
  • Supporting presentations and trainings of sites and monitors as needed


Genmab employees work with determination and with respect for each other, consistent with our core values, to achieve our common goals. We give individuals and teams the autonomy to drive development of innovative products and solutions, knowing that integrity is a core value throughout our company. Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialized people across functions in an informal, multicultural culture, all aiming to make a difference for cancer patients.


Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture, and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. We believe that fostering workplace diversity across social, educational, cultural, national, age and gender lines is a prerequisite for the continued success of the company. We are committed to diversity at all levels of the company and strive to recruit employees with the right skills and competences, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, etc


If you would like additional information about this position before applying using the link, please contact Melissa Riccio-Herselman (


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