Inserat vom Donnerstag, 14. September 2017

Manager External Technical Oversight (f/m)

Personal Contact Basel AGRegion Basel
  • Region Basel
  • Personalvermittler
  • Temporär, 100%
  • Fachverantwortung

For our client, an international Pharmaceutical Company in Basel, we are looking as soon as possible for a long term assignent for a Manager External Technical Oversight (f/m) in the Chemical Development Department.

Manager External Technical Oversight (f/m)


  • Managing of outsourcing projects on a technical level at external partners
  • Developing of in-depth expertise and knowledge of our external partners to identify best project fit for the development and supply of small molecule starting materials, intermediates and drug substances externally
  • Act as single point of contact for various internal stakeholders (e.g. Chemical project leader, colleagues from Synthesis, Analytics and Pilot Plant or Procurement)
  • Act a single point of contact for our external partners
  • Drive project to achieve planned results in terms of project deliverables, meeting timelines, risk mitigating activities and cost budget
  • Take responsibility for outsourced projects
  • Seek close co-operation with procurement, SHE-department, quality units and small molecule MSAT (Manufacturing, Science and Technology) group to ensure that projects are run according to internal guidelines
  • Establish and follow supporting business processes with all internal partners
  • Support of due diligence activities (e.g. on-site visits, CMC assessments, integration planning)


  • PhD in chemistry, significant experience (approx. 7 years) in the development of small molecule drug substances (e.g. Process Development, Analytics or Manufacturing)
  • Excellent negotiation skills, fluency in English and German, any other language (e.g. Italian, French, Mandarin) is a plus
  • Demonstrated project leadership experience. The ideal candidate seeks to combine strong technical- and managerial skills in this position. Interested to work in cross-functional teams across borders
  • Good overview about regulatory and GMP requirements for development compounds in different clinical phases
  • Experience in the areas of SHE, Regulatory and Quality-systems
  • Knowledgeable about internal development partners from early to late phase and the corresponding development strategies
  • Familiar with business processes in procurement and logistics
  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with a high number of internal and external stakeholders. Ability to build relationships across departments and functions. Awareness of different cultures and behaviors
  • Excellent communication skills, presents well on complex topics and is able to formulate clear key messages
  • Ability to work in international/global environment - Willingness to travel (up to 20%)

We will be glad to receive your application in English and German along with the usual supporting documents, which will be handled with utmost confidentiality. We can only accept complete applications.

Please send us your documents per E-mail or use the online-form on our homepage (see below).

Personal Contact Basel AG
Frau Svenja Bernauer
Elisabethenstrasse 4
4010 Basel
061 666 61 44