R&D Project Leader

R&D Project Leader

Job Description

Department Research and Development
Job title R&D Project Leader
Reports to Biologics R&D Manager
Location USA
Subordinates —-
Aim The R&D Project Leader will be the key player of R&D projects executed in USA, including in vitro and in vivo research, and should have, ideally, clear understanding of biological products development process (i.e., Vaccine Development, Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Affairs, etc…) and GMP/GLP working environment.
Geographic scope All countries
  •   phD or MSc in microbiology field, DVM degree is a plus.
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Laboratory work expertise (virology field preferably)
Skills and professional experience
  • Solid technical background in virology.
  • Analytical and creative thinking.
  • Excellent leadership and organizing skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams.
  • Able to support highly complex multiple activities simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (knowing spanish language is a plus).
  • To perform in vitro and in vivo research of different viruses and bacteria, development and validation of analytical methods for process and product control. Knowledge in microbiology and immunological techniques is preferable.
  • Work on process development and vaccines formulation development.
  • To formulate vaccines in bench scale
  • To administrate paperwork related to the project (i.e, import permit applications for USA and USDA, etc…).
  • Following Standard Operating Procedures (S0Ps,) and keeping appropriate records.
  • To reach CMOs, collaborate in Tech Transfer and follow execution in a timely manner (fulfillment of milestones).
  • To reach CROs and collaborate in protocol design of animal studies and follow execution in a timely manner (fulfillment of milestones).
  • To work with R&D and Project Management areas to develop strategies to obtain adequate products.
  • To communicate project advances or delays.


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Posted on

October 17, 2022