CMC Project Lead (mAbs/Biologics/Proteins)

Highly Competitive Salary
Oct 04, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
Chidozie Orji
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Our client, a global leading biotechnology company with a strong presence in the biosimilars field, is currently seeking to hire a CMC Project Lead - Biologics/Biosimilars to be based in Switzerland.

Key job responsibilities for this role include:

  • Manage CMC product development for products going into and through clinical development stages
  • Manage projects from development to IMP administration for a given clinical phase and ensure detailed timelines are established/respected through negotiation with project stakeholders and work package owners
  • Coordinate with functional leads/line managers (R&D groups, PD, MFG, Quality, IMP) and external consultants to ensure timely execution of work packages
  • Act as point of contact for CMOs/CROs as well as for external consultants
  • Manage all aspects of project management, process technology transfer and scale up procedures (if appropriate) to CMOs (DS and DP)
  • Assemble RFP in collaboration with functional leads, CMO identification, technical/quality agreements in collaboration with QA
  • Co-manage work-package conceptualization, timelines, execution, closeout (up to finalized report) alongside CMO representative

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following minimum criteria:

  • MSc/PhD or equivalent in biochemical engineering, biochemistry, biology, pharmacy or related discipline
  • Relevant biologics R&D and CMC experience in an industrial setting
  • Knowledge of current GMP guidelines, familiarity with regulatory authority submissions
  • (IMPD/IND/BLA), quality and technical agreement drafting (CMO)
  • Experience (hands on or theoretical) in process/analytical technology transfer and process scale up/validation


To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Chidozie Orji on +44 (0)207 4400 671 or upload your CV on our website . Full job description available on request. 

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