Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control Lead

CEPI is looking for a Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC) Lead as part of its growing Vaccine Development team based in London. Full details of the role are included below. If you are interested in joining the CEPI team and think you have the appropriate qualifications for this role, please read the detailed job description below and follow the instructions for applying.

The primary role of the CEPI Vaccine Development team is to provide the technical leadership to advance our vaccines portfolio working closely with the Vaccine Science Team, partners and cross-cutting teams across CEPI.

The CMC Lead reports to the Head of CMC and will be the subject-matter expert in areas pertaining to CMC and supply chain in the development of vaccines. They will support the development of CEPI’s portfolio of vaccine projects and the attainment of CEPI’s broader and longer-term goals of vaccine delivery and access, preparedness and rapid response. The CMC Lead will be responsible for facilitating CEPI-funded projects in a manner that guarantees clear communication and project continuity which adheres to CEPI guidelines and governance, and ensures compliance with national and international regulations and current Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) and current ICH guidelines.

We are looking for someone who can lead the technical CMC aspects of the projects, provide advice and support in the process development, manufacturing and supply chain oversight of these vaccines. An important area of responsibility for this role will be contributing to cross-cutting activities required to deploy investigational vaccines in emergency settings in LMICs, as well as the long-term sustainability manufacturing and supply strategy. They will need to interact with research groups and manufacturing partners at a global and local level. Project Management and Team Leadership experience, combined with working across multinational organisations, will be critical.

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