Snr Manager Analytical Chemistry, Biosimilars

Swiss Franc0.00 - Swiss Franc180000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 12 Feb 2019

ProClinical is currently advertising a Senior Manager Analytical Chemistry, Biosimilars vacancy with a global healthcare company that specialises in life saving medicines. This company, that prides itself on its innovation in the fields of infusion, transfusion, and clinical nutrition, is excited to seek out a Senior Manager 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 a platform to perform routine techniques such as Size Exclusion, Reverse Phase, Ion Exchange, Hydrophobic Glycan, Chromatography, (imaged) 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 qualifications of analytical techniques to demonstrate that they are fit 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 program.
  • Reviewing, editing, and approving internal reports supporting regulatory submissions.
  • Acting as a team member in CMC Development teams.
  • Managing personnel performance and development to ensure the achievement of organisational and departmental goals, as well as motivating to ensure high productivity.
  • Managing budget, resource allocation, and resource forecasting, as well as monitoring and controlling expenditures against the department budget.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A PhD degree in analytical chemistry or equivalent studies.
  • Several years of demonstrable and relevant experience in analytical development.
  • A successful track record in leading protein/mAb analytics.
  • A proven ability to interact with CRO/CMOs and external vendors.
  • Demonstrable management and leadership experience, as well as an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • The ability to ensure and maintain a creative and highly motivating working atmosphere.
  • A results-driven mentality that focuses on orientation and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, and persuasion.
  • Fluency in English, with French or German desirable bonuses.

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