Technical Transfer Lead - EU

06 Dec 2018
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type

I am continuing to partner with one of our most ambitious Life-Sciences clients who are continuing to expand their Technical Operations group on a global basis. Now with the newly created need to identify a key figure within the EU team reporting to the global Head, we are now searching for the role ‘Technical Transfer Lead - EU’ to work from a key office based in the North of the UK. In this challenging position, the successful applicant will build key relationships across the CMO partners to improve the product life-cycle for commericalised products coupled within incorporating NPI into the current methods.


  • Key technical expert for CMO projects in relation to post product approval changes to ensure the CMO partner is working to the agreed and expected parameters
  • Provide key assessments and qualification for New Product Introductions
  • Execute New Product Introductions once devised
  • Ensure the CMO partners are implementing Product Life-Cycle changes 
  • Build, manage and leverage key relationships within the CMO network
  • Key member of the due diligence group when assessing potential CMO partners from a technical evaluation perspective
  • Review all Validation activities at CMO partner sites
  • Assist with trouble shooting tasks
  • Provide Technical support to all GMP investigations
  • Subject Matter lead for evaluating new product/packaging equipment/technology etc.
  • Evaluate alternative Raw Material providers linked to the CMO
  • Project leadership for all technical post approval activities
  • Review trends and new regulations in the industry and act accordingly with measures which are taken
  • Ensure projects and initiatives meet budget requirements
  • Assist the Global Head with maximizing global Compliance across the CMO partner network
  • Overall Technical Lead for CMO partners within the EU

Skills required

  • Must have at least a BSc or higher education in an Engineering discipline, Life-Sciences or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience working in the Life-Sciences sector linked to Small Molecules
  • Key relationship building skills are a must
  • Can demonstrate key skills in leading and managing CMO partners
  • Excellent technical skills in GMP, Compliance, Validation and technical transfers
  • Project leaderships skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Can work office based in the North of the UK (some remote based working possible)
  • Can travel up to 40% to CMO partner sites in the EU
  • Driven, enthusiastic with strong communication skills


At RBW Consulting Ltd, every one of our consultants has the benefit of multiple years’ experience in helping Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Professionals find the right career step for their current and future aspirations. With unrivalled industry knowledge and network in Biotech’s, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies throughout the UK, Switzerland and Europe, we would be delighted to speak with you about the role you are looking for.

For a confidential chat, please contact Antony Clark at RBW Consulting on +44 (0)1293 584300 or email for full details