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MRC Holland has been paving the way to copy number confidence for over a decade. As the inventors and manufacturers of MLPA®digitalMLPA™ and a Melt Assay for newborn screening, we supply the world with simple solutions to genetic inquiries.

As a successful, growing biotechnology company located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we offer a young, dynamic, and multi-national working environment. If you are passionate about providing the world with simple and affordable solutions to detect genetic aberrations, and enjoy a vibrant, family-friendly work environment: come join our team!

Read what our employees have to say about MRC Holland.

Project Leader Product Development (40 hrs/wk)

As a Project Leader Product Development, you will help transfer MLPA products from research use only (RUO) to in vitro-diagnostics (IVD) status, to guarantee that they can safely be used to diagnose patients.

MRC Holland offers a young and dynamic working environment with good connections to laboratories worldwide and an opportunity to contribute to products that make a difference in a patient’s life.


  • Creating in-depth knowledge on the clinical application of individual MLPA products by performing literature reviews.
  • Reviewing and evaluating the product’s design.
  • Performing product risk analyses.
  • Writing instructions for use.
  • Gaining extensive knowledge on and working according to ISO 13485.
  • Creating, maintaining and improving the technical documentation required to be in compliance with the Regulation (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR).
  • Maintaining effective communication with other departments within MRC Holland and processing their input on the individual MLPA product.
  • Chairing design review meetings.
  • Contributing to company-related processes, such as quality assurance.
  • Leading diverse product development related projects (e.g. performing validation studies).


  • A recently finished PhD degree in Biology or Biomedical Sciences, or equivalent.

Required competences

  • Advanced knowledge on genetics and molecular biology.
  • Well-developed analytical and planning skills.
  • Ability to set your own deadlines, as well as ability to adhere to strict deadlines and to deliver required project milestones in a timely manner.
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, accurate and delivering work of good quality.
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Advanced writing and communication skills in English.

What do we have to offer?

MRC Holland is a medium size and flexible organization, with colleagues from different cultural backgrounds where working independently and professionalism are important values.

We have excellent working conditions. At MRC Holland, besides 28 vacation days a year, we are closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day. We have an excellent pension plan, a comprehensive travel allowance and a collective health insurance with a partial reimbursement from MRC Holland. Finally, we offer a reimbursement of (max.) € 25 a month for your sports subscription, and you can participate in weekly in-house yoga class or Dutch lessons. 


Please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae to The same email address can be used for any questions. A written assessment is part of the application procedure.

Only applicants who are currently residing in the Netherlands and possess a valid working permit will be considered. 

For more information on our company and products, see


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