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OTC products R&D Director - Switzerland

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OTC products R&D Director - Switzerland

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Category : Engineering  |   Location : Lausanne

OTC products R&D Director - Switzerland

Date : 2016-04-01 09:25:05

For a leading pharmaceutical company based in the French part of Switzerland, we are currently recruiting a :

OTC products R&D Director – English fluent - Permanent contract

Working closely with the R&D department, your role is to lead a team of scientists responsible for delivering innovative products aligned with commercial and strategic ambitions of the company.

Your role:

- Carry out the most complex projects, particularly those requiring broad experience and knowledge in the appropriate scientific field.
- Build and execute product development strategies in line with innovation briefs
- Recognize key issues, develop the approach and design of research projects, work in a cross-functional team environment with a diversity of people and products.
- Participate in establishing strategic objectives to leverage the new product development,
- Actively manage and be accountable for the Life Sciences NPD process including assurance of scientific rigor in product assessment, evaluation of complementary and/or competitive technologies, project timeline development and adherence, budgetary management of approved projects,
- Attend scientific meetings and symposiums to ensure product development for the category stays at the leading edge of trends, developments and technologies,
- Successfully advance new products or licensing,
- Be an advocate for medical science,
- Coach, train and mentor a team.

Your profile:

- MS or PH.D degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical or related science,
- At least 10 years’ experience in a similar role in R&D with an expertise in the development of conventional and novel solid and liquid systemic dose forms,
- Excellent communication skills,
- Deep understanding of Quality of Design, Operational Excellence and Value Engineering.
- Strong knowledge of GMP.

If you are interested by this opportunity, please feel free to send me your CV at mathieu@approachpeople.com !

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