Jul 01, 2022

Job Description

300! Ongoing clinical trials! That is the number of ongoing clinical trials currently in Global Drug Development!

Your key responsibilities:

As Associate director, Group Head Drug product sciences, you will lead a local Biologics Drug Product Sciences Development team, including management of capabilities and resources planning.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Manage and develop a team of scientists and Functional leads to enable timely development of high quality and patient centric biological drug products.
- Oversees the Drug Product Development (formulation and process development): onboarding of new programs from research or of in-licensed programs, formulation development & optimization, scale-up & process transfer, process characterization & validation.
- Ensure compliance with all regulatory and quality guidelines and regulations as well as HSE guidelines
- Manage local budget and resources according to global guidance including internal and external costs as well as investments for the discipline on site
- Contributes to the local Drug Product Development strategy and Operational excellence in the local Drug Product Leadership team
- Enable a true culture of empowerment, innovation, diversity and inclusion, trust, high performance and continuous Improvement, including data and digital. Support the environmental sustainability initiatives on site.
- Role model and enable the Novartis culture aspiration unbossed, curious and inspired at all levels.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

- PhD preferred in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, Process engineering or related fields with at least 6 years of experience in relevant industry
- Excellent knowledge of Pharma Drug development Process
- Experience in development of drug product formulation and/or process of biologics
- Excellent communications skills, command of spoken and written English language
- Collaborative mindset
- Inspiring, engaging leader
- Enterprise thinking
- Excellent leadership skills.
- Team spirit
Global Drug Development
Research & Development
Full Time
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Associate director, Group Head Biologics Drug Product Sciences

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