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Director of Process Development

MerseysidePermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5631339
Updated On: 21/05/2019
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, Cell & Gene Therapy, Bioprocessing, Science

Skills: Biochemistry - Development / Validation, Biochemistry - Manufacturing / Plant Scale Purification, Biochemistry - Director / Head, Process Development - Biotechnology / Biopharma

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Director of Process Development to join a leading company based in the North West of England. As the Director of Process Sciences you will be responsible for leading a team focused on the development and scale-up of purification processes across a variety of platforms, including Microbial, Mammalian and Gene Therapy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Director of Process Development will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for the introduction of new biologics development projects into the process science group from other R&D sites and/or from other companies as part of an in-licensing contract.

2. Collaborate with Global Pharmaceutical Technology to transfer biologics manufacturing processes to commercial manufacturing groups and CMOs.

3. Line management of Senior managers and Specialists and provision of leadership and clear direction to the whole department to ensure drug substance process development and manufacture is conducted to schedule and on budget and for clinical manufacture in compliance with cGMP

4. Lead process characterisation studies and interfacing with Global Pharmaceutical Technology to support the process validation activities for the manufacturing process in support of the regulatory submission

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Director of Process Development we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree and ideally a PhD in Biochemical Engineering or similar along with significant experience in industry.

2. Proven industry experience in managing teams within biologics process development, scale up or MSAT with a focus on purification.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience interacting with CMOs for Tech Transfer will be highly advantageous.


Key Words: Director | Process Sciences | Process Development | Scale Up | Management | GMP | Downstream Processing | MSAT | DSP | Bioprocess | Mammalian | Microbial | Gene Therapy | ATMP |
Gregory Hammond
Your Recruitment ConsultantGregory Hammondgreg.hammond@hyperec.com
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.