May 05, 2022

Job Description

ESO MS&T Senior Technical Manager (m/f/d) - Drug Substance, ESO Large Molecules, Schaftenau, Austria

30+ external active accounts are managed by ESO LM for key Biologic- and Aseptic products incl. launch pipeline for Biosimilars & NBEs with global footprint. The ESO MS&T Senior Technical Manager (m/f/d) acts as key interface between Novartis and the external suppliers to resolve technical challenges, oversee validation activities and evaluate technical changes. The position holder is the major contributor to all manufacturing related questions and topics.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Represent the technical Interface to external supplier to ensure robust product process capability
• Responsible for process validation oversight & execution at the external supplier
• Ensure successful and well-documented transfers and launches of products with external manufacturing involvement
• Assess impact of technical changes, technical feasibility and scope / design of technical batches
• Lead or support root cause investigation of product and process failures
• Contribute to the registration strategy and ensure alignment of (regulatory) timelines
• MS&T support for technical development of biopharmaceuticals
• Responsible for the technical lifecycle management (e.g.: CPV, process improvements, etc.) together with the CMO

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University Degree in Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Chemistry or equivalent
• Minimum of 10 years in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, solid understanding of biotechnology (microbials and/or mammalians; USP & DSP)
• Demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in a global/matrix environment, strong project management experience and problem solving skills
• Technical expertise in manufacturing process science and drug substance development is a plus
• Fluent in English, intermediate command of German beneficial

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is € 63.388,92 / year (on a full time basis). The actual salary will be significantly higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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Novartis Technical Operations
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ESO MS&T Senior Technical Manager (m/f/d) - Drug Substance

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