Functional Lead/ Lab Head

Sector:
Pharmaceutical
Location:
Switzerland
Sub-location:
Any
Currency:
£
Job Type:
Any
Salary:
60.40 to 61.40 per day
Posted:
08/06/2021
Ref No:
CR/105816

Position Purpose:
BDSS QC Bioanalytics is responsible for bioanalytical testing of Biopharmaceuticals for late-phase development projects and commercial products. Applied analytical techniques are mainly cell-based potency assays for bioactivity determination and ELISA /qPCR for the determination of process-related impurities (e.g. host-cell proteins (HCP), residual Protein A, residual DNA).

Major Accountabilities of the role as Functional Lead include:

• Supervision of routine QC testing activities, including line unit approval of analytical records and raw data, investigations of deviations, OOE/OOS, and analytical changes
• Full compliance with regulatory and cGMP guidelines within the field of responsibility
• Support of technical project teams as analytical expert
• Performance of method validations (full ICH validation) and transfers, author of validation- and transfer protocols / -reports
• Trending and evaluation of analytical data
• Method lifecycle management for commercial products including method updates, post-approval changes, or troubleshooting
• Management and coordination of internal and external customer interfaces (e.g. testing/resource requirements, setup of service level agreements)
• Support in health authority inspections as subject matter expert (e.g. routine GMP inspections, pre-approval inspections)
• System owner of laboratory equipment and computerized systems including initial qualification and periodic maintenance/functional testing

Requirements:

• PhD or equivalent education in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related discipline
• Several years of experience in analytics / quality control in a leadership role. Experience with Biopharmaceuticals desirable
• Thorough knowledge of GMP requirements
• Good knowledge of instrument qualification, quality metrics
• Experience in audits or inspections from HA
• Very good communication and presentation skills
• Fluent English required (oral & written); good skills in German and/or French as local site language (oral) desired

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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