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Senior CMC Project Leader

Company: RBW Consulting
Reference: AC/SNRCMC/GER
Closing Date: 28 Feb 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Senior CMC Project Leader - Biological Development - Cross-functional leadership


I am currently assisting one of the most exciting Biological organisations at present who are currently on an ambitious development drive on a long-term basis. Due to their global development plans, they are currently looking to fulfil a number of integral functions in order to maximise their plans. At present, we are now supporting the recruitment efforts for a newly created function within the group of a ‘Senior CMC Project Leader - Biologics’ whose function will be highly visible within this global Biotech.


  • Designing of a CMC strategies and implementing QbD principals and methodologies for new product development efforts
  • Develop a cost effective commercial manufacturing and analytical strategy for development products or for commercialised products which are having a major process changes using QbD principals
  • Contribute and deliver on CMC documentation for submission strategy and implementation for Quality modules
  • Key contribution to development project efforts and review technical data related to such projects
  • This may include such areas like:
  • o Design of Experiment protocols
  • o Qualification of scale down models
  • o Analytical method development
  • o Process and analytical method validation
  • o Stability plans
  • o Tech transfer and CMC RA strategy
  • o Process change with potential program impact
  • Accountable for the generation of Risk assessments and reports through using QbD principles
  • Consult and support process comparability and validation strategies
  • Play an active part in project expert teams
  • Ensure global and local policies are adhered to (QbD)
  • Identify and create new processes and procedures to improve efficiency
  • Closely collaborate with R&D teams to draft gap assessments
  • Champion the need for CMC efforts
  • Overall aim is to ensure a robust and cost-effective process is created to achieve consistently high results for quality products


Skills required

  • Ideally educated in the field of Biology, Biochemistry or a related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in the Biopharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical industry related to process design, process validation or analytical development 
  • Key skills as a Project Leader are a must
  • Ideally skilled in Product development
  • QbD experience and understanding would be a distinct advantage
  • Thorough experience of CMC requirements in Biotechnology is essential
  • Regulatory technical writing would be preferred
  • Can work office based in Germany
  • Fluent in English 

At RBW Consulting Ltd, every one of our consultants has the benefit of multiple years’ experience in helping Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Professionals find the right career step for their current and future aspirations. With unrivalled industry knowledge and network in Biotech’s, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies throughout the UK, Switzerland and Europe, we would be delighted to speak with you about the role you are looking for.

For a confidential chat, please contact Antony Clark at RBW Consulting on +44 (0)1293 584300 or email for full details.


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