Tech Transfer Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Germany
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg
Posting date: 08 May 2019

An international pharmaceutical company that focuses on ocular therapeutics is currently seeking to recruit a Tech Transfer Manager for External Pharma and Chemical Manufacturing. The organisation boasts an industry-leading portfolio of treatments that address otherwise unmet medical needs of patients worldwide. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a renowned firm that boasts two late-stage development compounds and is dedicated to providing first-class therapeutics.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishing robust, efficient external pharmaceutical & chemical supply chains for successful new product launches from development through to market launch.
  • Building strategies for transferring the products to contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) for each stage of the supply chain.
  • Selecting suitable CMOs and constantly maintaining relationships to ensure that the scope, execution, and reporting of predefined requirements and tasks meet project plans.
  • Defining all product specific requirements such as validation, stability, and packaging as part of product target profiles and validation master plans.
  • Maintaining established commercial production regarding troubleshooting, deviations/complaints, changes, and regular quality reviews.
  • Ensuring that external manufacturing meets global quality standards and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Compiling specific SOPs/documentation, including regulatory documents for submissions, reviewing protocols and reports for completeness, and overseeing cGMP compliance and acceptability of data.

Skills and Requirements:

  • University degree from a scientific field, preferably in a pharmaceutical & chemical environment.
  • At least 3 years' experience in pharmaceutical & chemical manufacturing (preferably in aseptic filling), with working knowledge of manufacturing processes, validation, and change control concepts.
  • Excellent understanding of FDA, EU, and ICH cGMP guidelines, and industry best practices.
  • Expertise in validation, qualification principles, and standards with demonstrated ability to apply these to GMP operations.
  • Ability to solve problems, work in multi-disciplinary teams, exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Experience in the compilation of relevant procedures, protocols, reports, and regulatory submissions documents.
  • Proven history of working with several CMOs and ability to define key selection criteria.
  • Willingness to spend 20% of time travelling globally.
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus.
  • Demonstrable project management skills.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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