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Vice President Manufacturing Operations

Barrington James
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Start date
20 Nov 2022
Closing date
20 Dec 2022

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We are collaborating with an organization who offer an array of services to help innovators accelerate products to market and assist in drug development.


Over the last 10 years, my client has developed a global reptation for large molecule manufacturing and development. We now seek to expand our service offerings across R&D to commercial manufacturing, we need a Vice President of Manufacturing to catalyze this expansion, transforming the clinical and commercial CMC manufacturing departments.


If you are an expert in the manufacturing space, with experience in early phase, clinical, and commercial manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, please read further.






  • Lead the CMC and Manufacturing team
  • Ensure that all facilities are validated and meet the regulatory and legal requirements
  • Design and implement short- and long-term strategic business plans
  • Manage manufacturing and operational budgets
  • Provide insight into pricing for clients and review manufacturing proposals
  • Negotiate contract supply agreements
  • Redesign the SOP’s and manufacturing policies
  • Build relationships with new clients and maintain those with existing clients
  • Develop and recruit the manufacturing department
  • Attend conferences and create sales presentations
  • Assist in corporate development





  • Master’s degree in Biological sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, engineering or equivalent
  • MBA advantageous
  • >15 years of GMP manufacturing experience regulated by the FDA
  • >8 years of experience managing manufacturing and operational teams
  • Experience across both upstream and downstream processing
  • Experience in early phase, clinical, and commercial manufacturing
  • Thorough understanding of relevant FDA regulations
  • Influence and motivational skills
  • Create and articulate speeches for key stakeholders





  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Enhanced Bonus Scheme
  • Holiday Allowance
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances
  • Clear Development Opportunities
  • Flexible Working



Following your application Francesca Hallworth, a specialist Pharmaceutical Recruiter will discuss the opportunity with you in detail. She will be more than happy to answer any questions relating to the industry and the potential for your career growth. The conversation can also progress further to discussing other opportunities, which are also available right now or will be imminently becoming available.


This position has been highly popular, and it is likely that it will close prematurely. We recommend applying as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please click ‘apply’ or contact Francesca Hallworth for any further information


Francesca Hallworth | US & Europe | Research & Drug Development


Email: fhallworth (at)



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