Posted to MedZilla on 5/24/2017


Switzerland, Principal Scientist - CMC Development SC_CO_11946-MZ


Our client, a leading biopharmaceutical organisation, is in the process of in-licensing a new compound in oncology and is keen to hire a Principal Scientist/CMC Development.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, develop and optimise the manufacturing processes for active substances derived from biotechnology
  • Lead the biotech clinical active substances activities within project-dedicated CMC teams or early biotech developments
  • CMC Project Leader and member of the corresponding Project Team
  • Select the subcontractors, negotiate the offers and / or contracts
  • Subcontract the planning and monitoring of the manufacture of GMP batches of biotechnology active substances for pre-clinical and clinical trials
  • Define biotech active substance technical and regulatory strategies
  • Lead or participate to the CMC evaluation (quality, costs and timelines) of potential new biotech project opportunities, including on site Due Diligences, for potential in-licensing.

Role Requirements:

  • Scientific Degree in a biological science or equivalent
  • Experience in biopharmaceutical products manufacturing and process development (mammalian cells), in various stages of project development
  • Experience in manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies
  • Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of CMC
  • Experience in Project Management in a Bio-Pharmaceutic environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and multitasking in a fast-paced, matrixed environment
  • Proficiency with MS-Project Office tools.

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