Director of BioPharmaceutical Development

Wentworth Pharmaceutical
£60-70,000 (competitive salary)
02 Dec 2017
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Director of Biopharmaceutical Development, your main responsibilities will be

- Understand the way in which biologics therapeutics are being developed and advise the business on any new developments
- Ensure that strong links are maintained with sales and operational areas in order to keep an integrated approach to biologics development solution provision
- Play a personal and "hands-on" role in advising on specific studies or programmes (with Business Development, Business Services and Programme Management)
- Be an advisor, as required, to our study scientists on assay development "troubleshooting" related matters
- Expand influence beyond non-clinical safety assessment into discovery and clinical areas of the business
- To elevate the scientific standing of our company by publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at scientific meetings

The skills and experience we're looking for are

- A higher degree in a relevant subject e.g. biology, immunology, virology, pharmacology or equivalent industry experience
- Demonstrable experience in managing preclinical / discovery / proof of concept / safety in vivo projects to a successful conclusion in an academic or industrial environment
- Proficiency in overseeing the design and running of preclinical biopharmaceutical development projects
- Strong understanding of project management business objectives
- Enthusiasm to learn the science of biologics mentor others in a matrix management environment
- Familiarity with biopharmaceutical drug discovery and development
- The role will require willingness and ability to travel worldwide at least 20% of the time

Please note, irrelevant candidates will not be considered.