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Head of Purification Development

NovImmune SA

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Head of Purification Development

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Head of Purification Development

Novimmmune SA is a Swiss drug discovery and development company located in Geneva and focused on the creation of antibody-based drugs for the targeted treatment of inflammatory diseases, immune-related disorders, and cancer.

Novimmune is currently seeking a Head of Purification Development who will report to the Head of Process Development Sciences and will provide leadership, expertise and knowledge in a team of purification scientists developing novel purification methodologies and scale up evaluations for monoclonal bispecific antibodies.

Description of activities:
  • Management of team of 3-5 purification development specialists
  • Resource, equipment and project planning
  • Ensure and maintain effective recording and tracking of DSP work with relevant quality documentation
  • Provide hands-on expertise in the evaluation and analysis of experimental purification work performed by the DSP team
  • Introduction optimization of new techniques/technologies
  • Transfer of and oversight of processes to CMOs
  • Generation and review of reports and process transfer documentation
Laboratory techniques required:
  • Experience of process scale-up, to pilot or GMP facilities
  • Experience of use of affinity, ion exchange, mixed mode or hydrophobic interaction chromatography
  • Experience of process validation
  • Experience of operation of AKTA Purifier and AKTA Prime
  • Experience of using DOE to develop and obtain process understanding for downstream purification activities
Skills and competencies:
  • Master Degree in Biotechnology, or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience minimum in industrial Purification Development of monoclonal antibodies
  • Proven management of small teams
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solving, creativity, and flexibility with regards to evolving priorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Good level in English (oral and writing)
  • Proven experience of report writing and reviewing
  • Swiss resident or EU national

If your profile matches the above description, please send us your CV and motivation letter in English under the reference PurD2016to the following email address: