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Associate Principal Scientist - Switzerland  

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Posted on : 26 April 2017

Project Description

Description:
  • Our company is a Swiss-headquartered global biopharmaceutical group including five companies active in the life science areas of drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostic tools and investment management. 
  • Our company  is focused on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs. 
  • The company in-licenses and develops promising drug candidates. 
  • The products are commercialized by pharmaceutical out-licensing partners to give access to the largest number of patients worldwide. 



 Your main responsibilities 
  • Plan, implement, develop and optimize the manufacturing processes for active substances derived from biotechnology
  • Lead the biotech clinical active substances activities of our company  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.
 

 
Your profile 
  • Scientific Degree in a biological science or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years of 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
  • Strong communication and organizational skill
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and multitasking in a fast-paced, matrixed environment
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French
  • Proficiency with MS-Project Office tools.
 


We can offer you   
An international and highly dynamic environment.
  • The opportunity to join a successful company, at the forefront of the most advanced scientific developments in the industry.
  • The possibility to be in a company in which innovation, people and entrepreneurship are the fundamentals of its success.