Technical Program Lead
Duchnice (pow. warszawski zachodni)

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Polpharma Biologics is a state-of-the-art biological R&D and manufacturing facility, one of the most modern in Europe. We have a fantastic, international team of experienced experts and dynamic young scientists with common goals and values. Biotechnology is our passion.

Together we develop medicines, offering a new hope to patients suffering from serious diseases. We create a passionate and friendly workplace environment. Join us!

Your role

At this position you will be responsible for optimizing success of biosimilar by defining scientifically sound and well thought-through technical development strategies. You will be also tasked with management of all technical aspects of the development of the biosimilar according to agreed timelines and budget (and contract). You will provide scientific and strategic leadership of technical cross-functional project teams.

The position will report to The Director of Technical Research & Development.

Your responsibilities

  • To lead technical project team working collaboratively with functional team members (e.g., DS, DP, devices, packaging, SCM, quality, in-house stakeholders)
  • To be part of the overall program team and provide clear and fast communication at management meetings (PDRBs, PUMs) and/or to the Joint Project Committee or partner as applicable
  • To be accountable for the CMC portion of the program budget
  • To be responsible for developing strategic and operational technical development plans and contribute technical know-how into the overall program plan for respective program with the objective to optimize value, time, resources, and risks
  • To lead scenario generation, contingency planning, conflict resolution and the process of decision-making within the team
  • To lead scenario generation, contingency planning, conflict resolution and the process of decision-making within the team
  • To drive team members to create thoroughly evaluated recommendations for decision-making
  • To draw the clear thread between functional departments to be able to provide a clear understanding of the implications of topics across departments
  • To be the interface to all technical aspects of the program to senior management and the partner as applicable
  • To develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and partners
  • To take care of customer site visits (e.g., audits, PIP)
  • To utilize project management tools to enable clear dashboard reporting on program
  • To be accountable for executing the program in time, quality, and cost
  • To ensure continuous close alignment with the respective program leader for the same program as applicable

If you have

  • Advanced life science degree (e.g., biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, chemistry)
  • At least 7 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, incl. at least 3 years of experience related to biologics or biosimilars
  • Certification in project management (PMP, CAPM or equivalent) – preferably
  • Excellent knowledge of technical development from cell line generation to commercial GMP manufacturing
  • Experience in project management and being a member of a cross-functional project team
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and MS Project – required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including senior management focus
  • Fluency in English
  • High degree of self-awareness

We offer

  • International work environment
  • Attractive salary
  • Cutting-edge technology equipment
  • Private healthcare
  • Relocation package
  • And much more…
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Why you should work with us

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