Are you a PhD Scientist with experience in sterile drug product development looking to leverage your expertise in sterile dosage forms to explore and implement novel parental formulation and delivery technologies?

As a Scientific Leader-Sterile Platform you will support build of Product Development Sciences strategy for the Pharmaceutical Development department

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Support build of Product Development Sciences strategy for the development of sterile dosage forms and associated platforms and sourcing solutions (internal and external) including innovative delivery technologies, e.g. implants and liposomes.
  • Prioritize long acting delivery technology options and recommend technologies for building capability (internal or external).
  • Align sterile technology intent with commercial organization as well as Biopharm and Vaccines.
  • Develop a sterilization strategy for various sterile dosage forms aligned with regulatory guidelines.
  • Provide strategic technical direction to leadership in this area.
  • Why you?

    Basic Qualifications:

    We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • PhD in Pharmaceutics, Biomedical Engineering, or other related fields with a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience in sterile drug product development.
  • Proven track record of expertise in sterile dosage forms, both in formulation and manufacturing process development. Recognized as a functional expert in sterile dosage forms.
  • Proven track record of expertise in developing complex sterile dosage forms, ideally from early candidate selection to commercialization.
  • Has thorough knowledge about regulatory requirements and drug development process.
  • Has thorough working knowledge of Quality by Design approaches and demonstrated ability to implement appropriate strategies for projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to and effectively influence matrix teams and colleagues in other divisions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of related scientific disciplines as they apply to drug discovery/development and has general understanding of key scientific areas impacting project.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate external collaborations.
  • Demonstrated skills in working effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing clear communication to all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated detailed fundamental knowledge of the literature in sterile dose forms and novel drug delivery systems.
  • Experience in leading and implementing change.
  • Able to evaluate and propose potential solutions.
  • Why GSK?

    Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness
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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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