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Fellow Late Phase Downstream Process Development

Institution Novartis
City Basel
Country Switzerland
Job Title Fellow Late Phase Downstream Process Development
Description Lead and manage all project/network activities and apply scientific/technical expertise to address complex R&D issues for the preparation and timely delivery of drug substances (DS), processes and procedures; coach team members, participate in teams and contribute to overall strategies and goals.
Actively participate in teams, projects, networks /platforms.
Fulfill all related tasks and responsibilities related to own discipline including late phase DSP process development, process transfer to large scale, process characterization and process validation. Support manufacturing campaigns as subject matter expert scientifically and as needed for quality or safety.

Proactively communicate key issues and any other critical topics in a timely manner to the appropriate management level and/or to any other relevant project team member(s).
Design, plan, perform and monitor all assigned activities.
Ensure quality, quantity and timelines in all assigned projects, networks and/or platforms.
Support and assign associates in specific projects and/or networks. Coach on target dates and priorities.
Proactively participate in budget forecast, grant preparation and tracking of invoices. Ensure costs and cost awareness in all assigned projects and/or networks.
Advise team members and work according to appropriate SOPís, GLP, DQP, GMP, OQM, HSE, ISEC and Novartis guidelines.
Interpret results, evaluate data, draw relevant conclusions and write reports.
Contribute to optimization of scientific/technical activities in assigned projects, network and/or platforms. Contribute to optimization of processes within the own area of responsibilities.
Contribute to risk analyses and/or peer review and process challenge meetings.
Generate and select most appropriate scientific documents to hand over to internal and/or external partners (TechOps, authorities, other companies). (I)
Proactively support generation of international registration documents. Interact with authorities where appropriate.
Interact/collaborate with Research and/or other functions in Development to fa-cilitate transfer of knowledge and deliveries of DS.
Give support as a technical expert on audits and inspections.
Give support as a technical expert on Due diligence teams. Provide quality assessment of potential in-licensing products in a timely manner and support follow-up activities as appropriate.
Proactively contribute to setting, updating and monitoring of team goals. Translate team goals into daily work.
Support and facilitate the journey towards a multi-skilled, highly innovative and motivated workforce operating in a self-directed team set-up. Drive cultural evolution and change management. Support a culture of exceptional performance and continuous improvement, enabling innovative, competitive, compliant and consistent delivery on objectives of teams, projects, networks and/or platforms.
Inspire/coach/lead team members: support objectives setting, performance evaluations, development planning discussions and ensure all related tasks (objectives entered, help to identify needs for training courses and development of new skills, etc.) are performed appropriately. Participate in recruiting process.
Ensure all own activities are aligned with overall drug development process.
Work according to appropriate SOPs, GMP, GLP, DQP, QM, HSE, ISEC & Novartis Guidelines.
Strategic and scientific contribution to Networks, target achievements according to network charter and annual objectives
Category Development
Keywords drug substance, downstream, purification, process development
Education PhD.
Work experience  
Primary Language English
Secondary Language German
Other Requirements  
Job created Nov 01, 2016 11:18:44
Job last modified Nov 01, 2016 19:19:42