Associate Director - Technical Integrator

Location Leiden
Discipline: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Job type: Temporary/Freelance
Contact name: Selin Ozbeden

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Job ref: 12254
Published: about 1 month ago

We are looking for an Associate Director – CMC / Sr. Technical Integrator in Leiden for one of our leading biotechnology clients. The position is 1 year contract with extension expected.


  • Contributes to dossier strategy/complex product development plan creation at a compound level and to limited degree at a functional level
  • Communicates and executes dossier strategy/product development plan with high level of autonomy and accountability
  • Direct responsibility for project budgets
  • Leads and supervises dossier authoring activities for early and late stage projects with limited or no guidance from manager
  • Identifies business improvement areas and leads implementation of improvements
  • Drives structured improvements of functional processes (quality, cost, time, asset utilization) in line with business or operational strategy.
  • With limited or no guidance, interfaces directly with CMC/Tech team members, Regulatory, JSC, external service providers and internal VPAD customers
  • Interfaces with internal and external functional stakeholders
  • Influences or persuades others to accept new ideas, approaches or concepts or gains alignment on divergent issues with limited guidance and occasionally at multiple levels of management
  • Combines technical expertise with management skills. May select and manage external consultants
  • Manages several complex projects with potentially accelerated priority OR leads complex Phase 3 clinical program.
  • Challenges status quo and identifies innovative approaches to improve products/processes
  • Scope is a mix of incremental and transformational innovation, within own dept/team and function
  • Independently resolves isolated cross-functional issues
  • Appropriately identifies and manages key stakeholders and escalates when needed to obtain senior management support. With limited guidance, takes day-to-day decisions on operational priorities for his/her team, and allocates resources accordingly
  • Works independently on a day to day basis, checks in with supervisor as needed for identified high-priority issues
  • Manages functional or project teams with up to 15 members
  • Strong input on promotions, recruitment strategy and team structure
  • Acts as a mentor to one or more individuals
  • May coach project teams


  • +5 years experience with CMC
  • PhD with Post-doc experience with 6+ years relevant experience
  • OR University degree with 8+ years relevant experience
  • OR Equivalent by experience

Start Date

  • ASAP

Project Duration

1 year


If you are interested in the above description, apply with your CV.
For more information please contact Selin Ozbeden on +31 (0)20 20 44 502
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