Collaborate with various levels and sites within Lonza DPS working on a variety of parenteral drug product research and technology projects;
Contribute scientific and technical guidance to develop new Drug Product Services solutions and innovations;
Provide leadership to direct and indirect reports through pro-active performance management, mentoring and coaching;
Represent Lonza DPS in internal Research & Development forums and discussions;
Keep Lonza Pharma & Biotech ahead of the curve by driving development and improvement of the technical approach to parenteral drug products;
Coordinate strategic relationships with scientific leaders across Pharma & Biotech, commercial partners and academic collaborators;
Primary partner for external partners including drug delivery and technology companies and academia.
Ph.D. in pharmacy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, or related field;
Extensive experience in the field of parenteral drug product development and commercialization;
Demonstrated understanding of parenteral drug product development and commercialization in biologics formulation, analytical processes and manufacturing, primary packaging and device technologies and patient interfaces;
Strong commercial knowledge of CDMO Businesses with specific focus on drug product and parenteral delivery expertise;
Proven ability to work in matrix and project environments;
Track record leading, developing, coaching and mentoring scientific teams;
Effective communication and stakeholder management skills to deliver sustainable R&D improvements;
High level of communication and presentation skills.