Senior CMC Director

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. CMC
  3. Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland
Posting date: 07 Apr 2020

A rapidly expanding global biopharmaceutical company is advertising a vacancy for a Senior CMC Director position in their Switzerland office. The organisation is dedicated to being leaders in innovative medicines and vaccines. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic and innovative company that is rapidly changing the face of the personal healthcare industry.

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing detailed pharmaceutical development plans for projects (from the identification of the drug candidate to marketing).
  • Defining the studies necessary to make a new chemical entity a finished product accepted in clinical trial and until its approval for marketing, in connection with the various services involved and / or with providers chosen for their expertise.
  • Coordinating all the synthesis studies of the active ingredient, analytical, pre-formulation and formulations with our partner providers.
  • Managing the production of batches of active ingredient and batches of therapeutic units, ensuring compliance where applicable.
  • Guarantee compliance with deadlines for carrying out studies or manufacturing.
  • Writing or validate all study reports entering the product file.
  • Ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with protocols, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), ICH / Good Manufacturing Practices regulations, as well as specific procedures under study.
  • Working with the quality department to help identify potential quality problems.
  • Participating in the development of processes and SOPs.

Skills and Requirements

  • Pharmacist or chemical engineer, ideally you have a specialisation in formulation or process.
  • Experienced in leading complex projects in the field of pharmaceutical development, you have a good knowledge of the drug development processes and of all regulatory aspects relating to clinical trials.
  • Strong experience with the FDA
  • Strong experience with BLA Submissions (hands on, not reviewing and approving)
  • Technical Regulatory CMC background
  • Excellent understanding of regulatory affairs guidelines
  • Strong Biologics / Biosimilars expertise

To Apply

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