Global Director Technical Operations

An established global pharmaceutical with multiple global manufacturing facilities have recently established a virtual global supply chain and have recently launched and developed multiple branded products. As part of this new external manufacturing structure they are currently developing a pipe-line of innovator products in bio-pharma and they need to recruit new global technical operations team to develop and launch biotechnical products into global markets.  As a result of this expansion they are looking to recruit a Global Director Technical Operations to develop and scale up the organization’s global contract manufacturing base

  • This role with report into a global VP External Manufacturing and will be primarily focused on developing and scaling up the technical and operational delivery of the organization’s global contract manufacturers across drug product ,drug substance and packaging as the organization scales up their commercial product portfolio.
  • This role will require the individual to work closely with senior leadership with commercial supply chain and quality functions within the external manufacturing group to ensure all product launches are met in a timely manner and there is no disruption to market supply of new and existing products due to lack of operational delivery by the contract manufacturers.
  • This role will manage a cross functional team from operations, technical and engineering functions who play a key part in the scale up of the operational efficiency across all contract manufacturers and that all tech transfer and launches are handled in effectively.

Experience Required

Degree qualification with 10-15 years manufacturing and technical operations experience within pharma or bio-pharma sector.

Strong drug product and packaging manufacturing experience would be a distinct advantage.

Lean manufacturing and operational excellence experience is required.

The Next Step for you: 

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Sarah Mac Mullan from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on 00 353 1662 9120

Next Generation are specialists in Engineering, Data Science, Digital, Finance, IT Contract, IT Permanent, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, Procurement and Operations 

Applications are in strict confidence. Next Generation will never share your data outside of our organisation without your prior written consent; all our calls are recorded for training and quality purpose. Please read our Data Protection Policy on our website.