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Drug Substance Tech Project & Product Leader | 12 months

NonStop Consulting
Baden-Württemberg, Lörrach, Germany / Mulhouse, Alsace, France / Basel-Country, Switzerland
will be disclosed in the first call with recruiter
Start date
5 Jun 2024
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

Job Details

Technical Project and Product Leader in Drug Substance Development and Manufacturing

Are you a dynamic Chemist or Chemical Engineer with a passion for pharmaceutical development? We are seeking a highly skilled Technical Project and Product Leader to join our client's team in Allschwil, Switzerland. In this role, you will lead and manage the development, production, and timely delivery of drug substances (APIs) from preclinical stages to late-stage clinical development. You will collaborate closely with various functions, including Global Supply Chain, Discovery Chemistry, and Project Management, to ensure seamless integration and compliance with all regulatory standards.

Contract duration: 12 months

Start date: ASAP

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the development, scale-up, and manufacturing of active ingredients.
  • Lead technical and commercial manufacturing activities for drug substances and products.
  • Develop and execute CMC/Product Team strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with GMP, quality control, and pharmaceutical regulations.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams and third-party partners.

Candidate Requirements:

  • PhD in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 7 years in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry, with 2+ years in a leadership role.
  • Expertise in API development and manufacturing.
  • Profound knowledge of GMP and pharmaceutical regulations.
  • Experience from Phase 1 to commercial API development.
  • Proficiency in QbD, process validation, and registration.
  • Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical custom manufacturing market.
  • Exceptional negotiation, planning, and coordination skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Join us and contribute to the advancement of pharmaceutical development with a team that values innovation and collaboration. Apply today to embark on a fulfilling career in a dynamic and rapidly evolving environment.

Contact me for more details and I will give you a call to discuss the role in details:

  • email address:

For a confidential discussion about this role, or to apply, then send your CV to or call me, Angelina Andreenkova, Search Specialist - Life Sciences - Switzerland, at +41 435 080 817 (intern 3594). Please feel free to visit my Linked-in profile to see my references/recommendations.

NonStop is one of the largest and fastest-growing specialised life sciences recruitment companies in Europe. We are proud members of the APSCo life sciences group who ensure we meet the highest quality standards within the recruitment industry. Our offices are located in the UK, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Romania, the US and the Czech Republic and we hold labour leasing licences across Switzerland.


NonStop Consulting is an international recruitment consultancy renowned for a high level of service, professionalism, unrivalled industry knowledge and extensive industry networks.

With over 100 multilingual recruiters covering the life sciences industry across Europe, we take the time to get to know you – your wants, needs and aspirations. We then work tirelessly to match you with an employer that both matches your requirements and is the right cultural fit for you.

Underpinned by our in-house Quality Assurance team, our relationship with job seekers is fully transparent and truly consultative. Our recruitment consultants pay attention to every detail and pride themselves on being open and honest, ensuring the right opportunities for you as well as valuable feedback.

We are active members of APSCo, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies – a recognised badge of quality with the recruitment industry.

If you want to find out more about how we can help you, get in touch!

Company info
+41 (0) 435 080 817
24 Poststrasse

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