Operations Manager (R6248)


Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

The role

As our new ORM Manager you will be part of the Antibody Research Materials department. This vacancy is part of the ARM Operations team.

You will be the interface between what's going on in the labs and the enabling teams (HR, IT, facilities, lab operations, ...).


Under the responsibility of the Associate Director, Operations & Resource Management Antibody Research Materials, and in close collaboration with experts in the business line, you contribute to the development of a work force that perfectly matches the business needs and to the creation of optimal conditions for our expert teams. Together you oversee plans, processes, and skills of the different expertise areas in the department.

You assist the Associate Director ORM in the activities that he/she is responsible for. Aside from this, the role comprises the following activities:

HR Related

  • You assist in the recruitment process and take the lead in the administration related to this (prepare overviews and ensure that the list is up-to-date).

  • You are responsible for coordination of the start and onboarding of new employees

  • You coordinate and oversee the organization of departmental meetings, including social events, and you assist in organizing retreats

Lab Operations

  • You are responsible for connecting the operational side of lab management, both within your department but also across departments

  • You oversee the implementation of operational processes and ensure a smooth operation of the labs in the department (i.e., safety, training, etc.)

  • You support the organization of the local Safe, Sound and Sustainability week.

Quality Compliance

  • You take the lead in monitoring the compliance of the ARM teams with regards to the monitoring ELN backlogs, SOP updates, GxP required trainings and of BOPs.


  • You assist in ensuring the delivery of business analytics related to finance, HR, laboratory operations, contracts etc.

  • You contribute to enhancing the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and quality of the operational processes and initiate improvements

  • You are responsible for a diverse set of operational tasks, including assisting with the budget, planning process and performance management

  • You participate in projects related to development of organizational processes.

  • You are the sparring partner and primary ORM contact person for all the Research Associates in the Department.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 3+ years of experience within a lab environment

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of business processes in the biotech sector

  • Proven experience of successfully coordinating the organization of activities – from idea/proposal to execution.

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and with tight timelines

  • Ability to be proactive, enthusiastic and result orientated

  • A team player with demonstrated ability to collaborate with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders

  • Strong communication skills - both oral and written - and both English and Dutch. English is our corporate language, and all written materials are produced in English

  • Good people skills, you look for opportunities to bring people from diverse backgrounds together and can sense other people’s feelings.

  • You enjoy learning new things and want to continuously improve.

  • You are organized, work in a structured manner and have high attention to detail and follows through on tasks, proactively addressing issues and concerns.

We offer you a great work environment - inclusive, friendly, fun - where you can be yourself and develop to become a key role player in the department’s operations.

Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural environment, with an aim to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.

At Genmab, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We are committed to make a positive impact on the lives of cancer patients. We hypothesize and experiment to seek innovative solutions, no matter the employee’s role; we speak up, empower each other, and embrace change and growth; we respect and celebrate our differences while working as one team. 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. Genmab employees work with determination, challenge the status quo and cultivate a growth mindset in everything we do.

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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Company profile

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose to improve the lives of people with cancer. For more than 20 years, Genmab’s vision to transform cancer treatment has driven its passionate, innovative and collaborative teams to invent next-generation antibody technology platforms and leverage translational research and data sciences, fueling multiple differentiated cancer treatments that make an impact on people’s lives. To develop and deliver novel therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Genmab’s proprietary pipeline includes bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates.

Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, please visit and follow us on

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Operations Manager (R6248)

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