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Head of Drug Product

Date Posted: 19/11/2018
Application Close: 29/3/2019
Location: Arcinova - Alnwick

We are currently recruiting for the position of Head of Drug Product which sits within the Senior Executive Team and reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

This exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to lead the Drug Product Department which is engaged in a diverse range of activities. The successful candidate will join the senior executive team responsible for shaping the organisation’s future.

The main responsibilities/duties of the position are linked to the provision of scientific and managerial leadership to scientists engaged in analytical, microbiological, spectroscopic, and investigational medicinal product manufacturing (both oral and intravenous) activities.

The position requires an individual who is qualified to at least honours degree level, who has significant Drug Product pharmaceutical experience relevant to the areas described. This will have been gained in one or more organisations where they have held positions of responsibility, including the direct supervision of senior scientific staff. 

The individual will have a thorough knowledge of good manufacturing practices, will be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and an aptitude for working with third parties; thinking creatively and flexibly to meet their project related needs as necessary.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation, justification and realisation of departmental budgets, including those for revenue and capital expenditures.