Who are we?
MyNeo is a Belgian bio-tech company in Ghent, focused on identifying, exploring and validating personalized cancer treatments. Efforts are continuously made towards providing each diagnosed cancer patient with the therapy best fit. The developed bioinformatics platform is continuously being optimized, with results from our own trials and other published papers. At the core of this platform is an immunotherapeutic pathway, offering an alternative to the general chemo-/radiotherapy commonly used. This implemented pathway involves the search of tumour-specific mutations in the patients’ blood and tumour sample, that are then used for stimulating the patient’s T-cells in recognizing the tumour cells. The hands-on approach of a young start-up company is omnipresent, and every employee is directly involved in substantial decision making. The company’s office is in a skybox in the Ghelamco arena (Ghent), where we work with dozens of other like-minded start-ups in a committed atmosphere. Working remotely for a few days a week presents no issues.
Who are you?
We are looking for a full-time project coordinator to strengthen our team. Having a general scientific background combined with substantial knowledge in cancer immunology is a hard requirement. At least 3-4 years of experience in the biotech industry is recommended. Some of the concepts you should’ve been in touch with during your previous work experience are genome/exome sequencing, MHC1/2 molecules, antigen presenting cells, T-cells, tumour immune escape and neoantigens. This ensures that every team member is able to productively work together towards providing each diagnosed cancer patient with the therapy best fit.
As a project manager, you will be responsible for the initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. This involves making both small and critical decisions related to our projects. Programmes you are likely to get involved in, range from organizing data exchanges with clinicians, to leading conference calls with partners for clinical trials. You will be maintaining your oncogenetics knowledge up to date, to ensure your valuable participation in academic discussions. You will be assessing both current and future partnerships, and be the point of contact for new opportunities.
This job could be the one you’re looking for if you would describe yourself as follows:
- You’re not good at sitting still
- You’re allergic to inefficiencies
- You’re looking for fast-paced missions in the biotech industry
- You cannot stop talking about an idea that got you hooked, to the great annoyance of some of your friends
- You want to be more than a number in a faceless organization
- You can handle responsibilities and stressful situations even without your full 10-h sleep cycle
For all this, you will be rewarded with:
- A competitive salary pay-out
- Flexible working hours and working location
- Generous fringe benefits package (health insurance, meal vouchers, bike allowance, etc.)
- Responsibilities from day 1
- Daily opportunities to expand and prove your knowledge
- Active involvement in discussions with highly experienced academics, clinicians, and industrialists.
If your profile fits all the checkmarks of this job description, please send an email containing your resume and cover letter. Our HR department will subsequently follow-up on your application.