Group Leader Protein Technologies, Atlas Antibodies – Mpya Sci & Tech, Stockholm



About the job

Atlas Antibodies develops, produces, markets and sells advanced reagents for biomedical research. The company originates from the Swedish-based Human Protein Atlas project and was founded in 2006 by researchers at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and the Rudbeck Laboratory / Uppsala University. The company offers four high-quality product lines: Triple A Polyclonals ™, PrecisA Monoclonals ™, PrEST Antigen ™, and QPrEST ™ standards for absolute quantification of proteins using mass spectrometry. Atlas Antibodies is based in Stockholm, has around 70 employees and markets and sells its products globally through several distribution channels. Read more on the company website: [www.atlasantibodies.com] (http://www.atlasantibodies.com/)

Working at Atlas Antibodies means developing people, developing processes and being part of a company enabling biomedical research. You will be responsible for developing our products in an expanding company, and we promise you it will be challenging, engaging and fun. Choose to be part of our future story!

Atlas Antibodies products are used all over the world in research for the purpose of understanding and improving human health. The company has its heritage from KTH and Uppsala University and the Human Protein Atlas project and has grown organically to today´s 80 employees. As a part of Atlas Antibodies you have the possibility to follow the product from development, production to sales, marketing, and shipping, since all functions are gathered in Bromma, Stockholm. Here you can make a difference.

About The Role

As a Manager of the Protein Technologies Team you will lead an R&D group consisting of nine employees who are responsible for development of polyclonal antibodies, monoclonal antibodies, and antigens. You report to the CSO and is part of the R&D department management group.

This Position Includes The Following Responsibilities

  • Manage daily operations within the group
  • People management and coaching
  • Budget responsibility
  • Create and execute R&D plans
  • Decision maker and leader within R&D
  • Develop and improve processes, products and technologies
  • Act as process/object/system and resource owner
  • Strategic work by identify, evaluate and develop new opportunities
  • Product care and life cycle management

About You

We are now looking for a new role model to make our protein technologies team shine and perform at their best. To succeed in the role, we believe that you have experience from a similar role and are confident in your leadership skills.

You are used to work within a regulated business and work according to present regulations, policies, SOPs and in line with Atlas Antibodies values and code of conduct. You keep yourself updated regarding methods, technical tools to ensure having the right information in order to perform in your day-to-day work. You are keen of the working relationships and are actively contributing to a positive working environment.

But most importantly you are eager to build a team based on self-leadership and find your way to contribute to our growth and development as a production site.


  • Licentiate or PhD in biomedicine, biotechnology or equivalent to
  • Previous experience as manager or leader within Life Science industry
  • Meritorious with experience in personnel responsibility
  • Meritorious with experience in methods used in protein analysis such as immunohistochemistry, multiplexing and western blot
  • Meritorious with experience in antibody validation and assay development
  • Meritorious with experience in project management
  • Good language skills in Swedish and English, both oral and written


Please submit your application no later than 21th of November. Contact Talent Advisor Johan Östman at +46 (0)766287891 or johan.ostman@mpyascitech.com for further questions. Please note that we interview candidates continuously and the position may be filled before last application date.

About Atlas Antibodies

Atlas Antibodies AB has a very special story. The company was founded in 2006 as a start-up from the prestigious Human Protein Atlas project. The idea of the researchers was to make the unique antibodies developed in the project available to fellow researchers worldwide. Fifteen years later, the company has successfully launched more than 60,000 products for protein research. These reagents include highly validated antibodies, antigens, and protein quantification standards for mass spectrometry, constituting a unique portfolio of high-end proteomics tools, relevant for basic and clinical research in important areas such as cancer research and neuroscience. The company offers four product lines: Triple A Polyclonals™, PrecisA Monoclonals™, PrEST Antigens and QPrEST™ protein standards.

Atlas Antibodies has experienced significant growth over the years and currently consists of approximately 80 employees. Products are marketed and sold globally, primarily through international and national distributors. The company has the ambition to expand significantly through organic and acquisitive growth. For more information, visit www.atlasantibodies.com