VP Product Development and CMC

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Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company, is looking for a Senior Vice President CMC to join their team. If you’re game for a challenge and have the required experience, this could be a great opportunity for you.

1) Develop and implement comprehensive, compound-specific, development strategies and tactics to meet project needs that incorporates all elements across the drug substance, drug product, analytical and CMC work space
2) Lead the scientific and technical cross functional team of CMC group
3) Plan, execute and oversee drug manufacturing activities for the company to ensure compliance with regulatory, quality and timelines
4) Develop CMC regulatory strategy and identify GAPS and mitigate risks for all the company programs
5) Plan, develop and use the project specific CMC resource and budget plan and meets agreed spending targets
6) Work with upper management and other disciplines to select and qualify new CMOs/CROs
7) Communicate effectively and transparently with functional heads within pharmaceutical development, and other stakeholders (Quality, Toxicology/DMPK, Clinical/Regulatory, Operations, Project, etc.) across the company
8) Provide support for product design, formulation development and process for all of the company’s programs
9) Cooperate with function heads, for team selection and provide input into personnel decisions, including performance appraisals, promotions, staff hiring, mentoring, and other personnel related activities
10) Contribute significantly to lead selections/optimization, preclinical development and clinical development of lead compounds
11) Assist CMC sections for all regulatory submissions and updates to funding agencies
12) Provide technical expertise to identify and select new project for the company
13) Represent CMC on the global project teams


  • 1) A university degree is required (preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to people with recent experience in pharmaceutical development

    Our client provides their employees with support in an environment that promotes growth and success. If you share the same passion, they welcome your application for consideration!


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Director / VP
  Regulatory Affairs,  Compliance
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