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Head of Downstream Process Development

Berkshire, BerkshirePermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5632503
Updated On: 06/11/2019
Status: Now Interviewing
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, Bioprocessing

Skills: Biochemistry - Purification (Bench scale), Project Management - Technical PM, Project Management - Scientific PM, Biochemistry - Manufacturing / Plant Scale Purification, Project Management - Technology Transfer, Project Management - Programme Manager

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Head of Downstream Process Development to join a global Biopharmaceutical company based in the South East of England. As the Head of Downstream Process Development you will be responsible for the development and delivery of the Downstream stage for all protein based products, this includes, Process Development, Tech Transfer, Pilot Scale and GMP Manufacturing.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

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

1. You will coach and mentor direct reports and individuals within Downstream Processing, ensuring that all reach a high standard of management or scientific ability. This will include providing strategy's for career development and customer focus.

2. Be accountable for the delivery of commercial Downstream Development / Manufacturing processes.

3. Development of IND (Investigational New Drug) and late stage validation BLA (Biologics License Application) projects.

4. Provide in-depth scientific and technical leadership within the Purification Department, be a thought leader and support internal corporate strategies.

Role Requirements

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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Science related subject along with substantial industry experience.

2. Proven industry experience in managing teams within downstream processing for biologics.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with IND's and BLA's.


Key Words: Downstream Processing | Process Development | Biologics | MAbs | DSP | Manufacturing | BLA | IND | Head of | Manager | Director |
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.