Director - Biologics Development

Director - Biologics Development

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    Kelly Maddocks

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    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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    about 1 year ago

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Director – Biologics Development

Leadership role sitting within Process Sciences (PS) team. Pivotal to the success of the business and critical to the on-going success of the wider business.

With a portfolio of brands known for being best-in-class and specialising in key areas such as medical aesthetics, central nervous system, women’s health and gastroenterology (amongst other areas); joining this business is a recognised career path for success and development in a well respected R&D pioneer.

The Director for Biologics Development is ultimately responsible for the Senior managers, managers and technical Specialists as well as the wider group. You will be driving professional development of the wider team.

Your role will be to:
  • Develop and influence strategy
  • Budgetary responsibility
  • Ensuring work is completed within time-frames and within HSE and cGMP guidelines
  • Design and development of drug substance manufacturing processes at lab scales and pilot scale.
  • Scale up of the manufacturing processes to both clinical and commercial manufacturing.
  • Effective transfer of biologics manufacturing processes to external partners
  • Process Characterisation and Process Validation programmes
  • Risk assessment – mitigation and reporting
  • Manage the talent pipeline for the division
You will be confident liaising with the global leadership team, leading and managing senior managers with technical disciplines; defining strategy and delivering on time within guidelines

The ideal candidate will be Degree Qualified (Biochemistry/Bioprocessing – or similar); expert knowledge of cGMP and risk management associated with cGMP.

You will have a track record of successfully developing your people, driving business forward and bring new ideas/ways of working  to the business.

Call me Kelly Maddocks on 0151 666 8950 for a confidential conversation, or apply on line to express your interest.



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