VP Technical Development Biosimilars

Careers at Valerius Biopharma, committed to providing specialty biosimilar drugs globally
 
Are you looking to making a difference?
 
Valerius Biopharma AG is a biopharmaceutical company in Switzerland, established to provide affordable treatment options for high-priced biologics through development of specialty biosimilars. Our interdisciplinary team of professionals represents decades of experience gained in the biotechnology and biosimilar industry. Expertise in process science, a deep understanding of proteins and their underlying complexity, as well as skilled clinical and regulatory expertise, are key factors to our success.
We are committed to making treatment of severe and life-threatening diseases more accessible to all patients worldwide.
 
For our emerging development hub in the south-east of Belgium (Eupen/Liège) we are seeking highly skilled and motivated associates to join us in building a world leading center for specialty biosimilar drug development.

Activities and responsibilities

Primary objectives & goals 
The VP Technical Development (TD) is leading the TD team and manages the technical development operations and strategy of Valerius setting the priorities so that they match with the overall mission and goals as defined by the company.

Scope & Responsibility
  • Responsible for the technical development functions of Valerius, including 
    • Cell Line Develpment,
    • Up- and Downstream Process Development,
    • Bianalytics,
    • and Quality Control.
  • Represent TD for the assigned portfolio at management and external stakeholder levels.
  • Establish an overview and maintain Valerius’ Intellectual Property.
  • Evaluate and recommend on future projects, such as new development opportunities or technological ventures. 
  • Oversees all TD programs and projects, guides teams to ensure cross-functional integration, coordination and alignment. 
  • Ensures TD teams are actively and appropriately aligning with other teams to ensure timely and on-target results.
  • Provides leadership guidance and direction in ongoing enhancements/development of core and sub-team processes, structures, systems, tools and other resources.
  • Coordinate development activities by recruiting qualified development personnel and evaluating their performance.
  • The VP Technical Development is an ad hoc member of the Valerius Management Board.

Qualification profile

Desired Professional and Technical Requirements

Education/QualificationsExperience, Skills, Knowledge
  • Completed studies, preferably MSc, PhD or MD, in Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Medicine, or a comparable degree with corresponding professional experience.
Experience, Skills, Knowledge
  • Multiple year experiences of biopharmaceutical active substance production and technical development, ideally antibody and biosimilar development.
  • Leadership/management experiences.
  • Very good knowledge of English written and oral.

Send application to

Valerius Biopharma AG

Norbert Bleich
Stänzlergasse 4
CH-4051 Basel
Phone: +41 61 205391-334
application@valeriusbio.com
www.valeriusbio.com

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: TD001

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