Analytical R&D Team Head, Material Sciences (80-100%)
Bâle, Canton de Bâle-Ville, CH
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Entreprise : NovartisDescription du poste : 90! The number of New Molecular Entities currently in clinics awaiting to be transformed into successful high quality innovative medicines and in need of team leaders in charge of teams delivering high quality analytical science from the time these molecules leave the discovery laboratory until the transfer to commercial production.

As part of the Analytical Research and Development group, this is a new role waiting for you to put your own stamp on it.

The position is located at the Novartis Headquarter site in Basel within the Technical R&D (TRD) department of Global Drug Development.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Lead an Analytical Development Laboratory Team responsible for salt and polymorphism, imaging, powder characterization and other material science related analytical activities supporting multiple development products and consisting of a total of 20 - 25 associates.
  • Contribute to definition and implementation of the global line function strategy by setting appropriate priorities for the team, with particular emphasis on the above mentioned technical areas.
  • Ensure state-of-the art execution of analytical development activities for drug substances and drug products including method development, method validation and technology transfer.
  • Ensure team's compliance to all relevant standards (e.g. HSE and GMP) by proactively identifying potential scientific, technological and GMP gaps or opportunities, proposing and implementing creative solutions.
  • Champion a true culture of empowerment and innovation, diversity and inclusion, trust, high performance and continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Ensure best in class partnership with internal stakeholders as well as external vendors and academic institutions.
  • Strong contribution to advance science, technology and innovation within our analytical research and development department.
  • Description du profil : What you'll bring to the role :

  • Minimum BS / MS in analytical chemistry with focus on API solid state properties or material sciences with significant experience in industry, PhD in analytical chemistry or equivalent desirable.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience (in API solid state properties or material sciences); successful performance and track record in the role of analytical project leader or line / people manager or leading a key initiative or platform, in TRD or a related industrial area.
  • Sound knowledge of analytical technologies, desired : knowledge of related quality standards (GMP).
  • Proven track record of successfully managing interfaces to other internal functions, external partners (e.g. Universities) and in being recognized scientific expert by a community outside Novartis.
  • Ability to work in and / or lead interdisciplinary and / or cross-cultural teams. Desirable : proven leadership skills as people manager as well as a proven ability to work with teams in China.
  • Understanding of regulatory expectations and profound scientific knowledge in analytical development.
  • Fluent in English (oral and in writing), German desired.
  • Ability to perform in a highly dynamic environment.WHY CONSIDER NOVARTIS?750 million. That's how many lives our products touch.
  • And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this : how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?

    We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions and take smarter risks.

    We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

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