Senior Manager Analytical Chemistry, Biosimilars

Swiss Franc0.00 - Swiss Franc130000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 22 Jan 2019

ProClinical is currently advertising on behalf of a global healthcare company that specializes in lifesaving medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. The company's products and services are used to help care for critically and chronically ill patients.

Currently, this job calls for a Senior Manager Analytical Chemistry, Biosimilars, to join their team in Switzerland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creating an analytical chemistry lab unit dedicated to biosimilars development, including hiring, equipment purchase, installation and qualification.
  • Developing platforms to perform routine techniques, such as Size Exclusion, Reverse Phase, Ion Exchange, Hydrophilic Glycan Chromatography, (iamaged) capillary electrophoresis and PAGE, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, and Spectrophotometry.
  • Proposing and implementing analytical outsourcing strategy, balancing opportunities and risks.
  • Overseeing work done in collaboration with CROS in the areas above and on methods such as 2D/3D structure, excipient testing, and compendial testing.
  • Ensuring qualification of analytical techniques to demonstrate they are fir for biosimilar development.
  • Developing reporting tools ensuring data traceability within the R&D IT infrastructure.
  • Keeping abreast of technical development to maintain a state-of-the-art technology platform.
  • Reviewing, editing and approving internal reports to maintain a state-of-the-art technology platform.
  • Reviewing, editing and approving internal reports supporting regulatory submissions.
  • Acting as a team member in CMC Development teams.
  • Managing performance and development of personnel to ensure achievement of organisational and department goals as well as motivation for high productivity.
  • Managing budgets, resource allocations and forecasting, as well as monitoring and controlling expenditures against the department budget.
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Skills and Requirements:

  • A PhD degree in analytical chemistry or equivalent studies.
  • Several hands-on years' relevant experience in analytical development.
  • A demonstrably successful track record in leading protein/mAB analytics.
  • A proven ability to interact with CRO/CMOs and external vendors.
  • Demonstrable managing and leading experience.
  • An ability to ensure and maintain a creative and highly motivated working atmosphere.

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal; proficiency in French or German would be desirable.

To Apply:

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.