Director, Technical Operations (Oral Products)

The Director, Technical Operations (Oral Products) is a newly created role in our Research and Development team and will spearhead the successful development of drug substance, drug product and analytical development of pipeline projects. Individuals who are self-motivated, enthusiastic team players with a passion for playing a key role in the development of life-saving medicines are encouraged to apply. Expertise in oral formulation and process development is required. We are #BrighterTogether


How you will spend your day:

  • You will design and develop oral products and related manufacturing processes including scale-up, technology transfers, troubleshooting of process-related issues.
  • You will ensure that drug product development and manufacturing timelines and budgets are met.
  • You will develop proposals in collaboration with external vendors and ensure implementation
  • Managing Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs), including selection, planning and reviewing technical content, ensuring budget and timelines are achieved, and making data-driven decisions for the project
  • Reviewing and approving documents related to GMP operations as requested including DP development report, MBRs, EBRs, and campaign summary report.
  • Overseeing the implementation of process improvements into drug product CMOs
  • Supporting the late-stage product development activities including manufacture of registrational stability batches and process validation
  • You will participate in preparation, review, and approval of CMC sections of regulatory filings
  • Participating in periodic business and technical review meetings with relevant DP CMOs
  • Clearly communicate progress and collaborate with internal cross-functional development teams to ensure alignment with overall asset development and filing plans
  • You will travel to various sites (circa 20%)


Key Things About You:

  • You will ideally hold a Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related disciplines however MS degree candidates with substantial direct experience in CMC will be considered
  • You can offer a minimum 8 years of experience of relevant small molecule CMC development
  • You will have demonstrated experience in leading CMC teams
  • Technical depth in formulation and process development
  • You will have experience in managing CDMOs and oversight of cGMP manufacturing activities
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on CMC project activities
  • Understanding of the drug development process including Regulatory and Quality requirements
  • Strong project management, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to partner with the business functions in order to enable high-quality outcomes
  • You are proficient in the authoring and reviewing of the CMC sections of regulatory dossiers
  • You have a desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Team player; experienced at developing talent
  • A high degree of autonomy; takes accountability for work
  • Very organized and efficient; delivers high-quality work
  • You are flexible to domestic and international travel circa 20%

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