Manager External Analytical Development (m/f/d)

Small Molecules / Analytical Chemistry

Our client is one of the most traditional German DAX-30 companies in the pharmaceutical industry and generates sales of almost € 20 billion worldwide in the Healthcare division with more than 60.000 employees.

We are looking for a committed and motivated person for the position of a

Manager External Analytical Development (m/f/d)

Small Molecules / Analytical Chemistry

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    North Rhine-Westphalia

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Your tasks

  • Identification, evaluation and selection of external cooperation partners including placement of orders
  • Supervision of work packages at cooperation partners regarding the development of analytical methods, control strategies and specifications for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), starting materials and intermediates as well as release of API batches for clinical studies
  • Preparation of registration relevant documents for worldwide market authorization including authority requests
  • Responsibility for timely delivery of project compound quantities within global development programs  collaboration with procurement, pharmaceutical development and other functions
  • Monitoring and performance evaluation of external partners
  • Responsibility for due diligences as Drug Discovery Animal Health (DDAH) representative (m/f) for API and support of license negotiation regarding the chemistry, manufacturing and control (CMC) part
  • Team member (m/f) and CMC lead (m/f) in global project teams

Your qualifications

  • PhD in chemistry, pharmaceutics or biochemistry
  • At least 5 years of industry experience in analytical development and proven expertise regarding analytical techniques of small molecules, preferred in the animal health industry
  • Excellent knowledge regarding analytical methods, method development for API and intermediates under GMP
  • Market understanding and strategic mindset regarding external chemistry services
  • Strong networking and interpersonal relationship skills as well as excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and project management experience
  • Intercultural skills and team-player (m/f) 
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written; German skills would be advantageous

Your contact person

Tilman Grumbd


Optares Medical GmbH & Co. KG
Tilman Grumbd
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg