Director, Drug Product Analytical Research and Development. The Drug Product Analytical group is working diligently to bring new cutting-edge medicines to patients around the world. Our team members use the latest science and technology to characterize and develop drug candidates from discovery to commercial launch. As a Director in the group you will lead a team of analytical scientists to assess the chemical and physical properties of Pfizer's newest drug candidates and evaluate their suitability for progression into clinical studies and ultimately to commercialization. You will have a strong passion for developing early career scientists and be skilled at guiding them to solve difficult technical problems. You will also be constantly looking for ways to improve the speed and efficiency of scientific and business processes used in the development of Pfizer medicines.
A knowledge of chemistry, formulation, and computational chemistry is desirable for this technical leadership position. In addition, experience of working successfully as part of a global multidisciplinary organization is vital for your success. You will be responsible for the continuous enhancement of technical skills, scientific knowledge, and personal growth of colleagues. You will also have the opportunity to grow your skills as a people leader and your influence within global analytical research and development at Pfizer.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in pharmaceutical development and extensive experience in biopharmaceutics strategy and dissolution testing of pharmaceutical products. They will lead the development and application of both dissolution and advanced in-vitro methods for the prediction of clinical performance in support of new formulation development and quality control.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline with 10+ years relevant experience in small molecule drug substance / drug product development, or BS/MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 15+ years relevant pharmaceutical industry experience.
- Extensive practical experience working within cross-disciplinary project teams and achieving results in a matrix environment.
- Experience in actively developing and advancing scientific initiatives and external collaborations.
- Proven track record of mentoring and coaching early and mid-career scientists.
- A passion for leadership and the ability to guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
- Excellent organizational and communication (oral and written) skills.
Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Occasional travel may be required for in-person meetings, conferences, or project support.
Relocation support available
Work Location Assignment:Flexible
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