Deputy Head of Pharmaceutical Production


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United Kingdom,Wiltshire,Wiltshire,

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GMP, Pharmaceutical

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26 Apr, 2017

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Are you a proven leader, with experience of working in a pharmaceutical and GMP environment?

Job Title: Deputy Head of Pharmaceutical Production

Reference No: 232794

Location: Wiltshire
Job Type: Permanent

My client is looking for a Deputy Head of Pharmaceutical Production who will lead, motivate, manage and develop the Pharmaceutical Production Department teams and to provide expertise in a cross functional group responsible for the delivery of biological products.

The role will include:

* Manage and develop all activities associated with the requirements within the production manufacturing department. Specific areas i.e. Pilot scale Fermentation and Recovery, Downstream Processing, GMP Containment and Aseptic Processing including filling and Freeze-drying.

* Production Specialist for the allocated production teams accountable for identifying, evaluating and adapting technologies as appropriate and to ensure that the production teams operate to high technical, regulatory and other standards using current and/or refined methodologies.

* Identify, evaluate and adapt new technologies where appropriate and ensure that the production area operates to a high standard and complies with GMP and other regulatory standards.

* To design and manage an integrated financial budget for the business and to ensure that the business delivers its financial objectives and maximises its contribution to the Company.

* To lead and manage the business, via a management team, to secure the delivery of high quality products/services in an effective and timely fashion.

Qualification - Essential

PhD or equivalent in biological science or equivalent

MBA or equivalent Senior Management Experience.

Qualification - Desirable

Project Management training.

Knowledge and experience - Essential

Specialist training and experience in specific production methods required

Experience Team Management in a pharmaceutical production environment with multidisciplinary teams.

Full understanding of UK and FDA regulatory requirements for biological products

Financial and commercial management (budget holder) including capacity to attract new business

Skills and capabilities - Essential

Programme and project management

Leadership qualities

Financial and commercial management

Fermentation technology

Filling and Freeze-drying

Delivery to schedules

Please apply to Rachel Oliver, Senior Consultant;; 01233 658007

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