Head of clinical Manufacturing for Solids


Basel Area - Allschwil, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities


The Head of Clinical Manufacturing for Solids will lead the in-house development and clinical manufacturing of solids dosage forms.


  • Lead, develop and implement strategies for the efficient operation of the manufacturing unit.
  • Ensure the manufacture of clinical trial materials for clinical purposes according to project plans, on time and of adequate quality
  • Ensure scientific expertise and resources to support in house development projects running in the CMU with respect to quality and timelines.
  • Together with the Technical Project Leaders, develop and implement strategies for in house projects requiring the development of oral solid dosage forms.


Candidate’s Requirements


  • Pharmacist or Equivalent with PhD
  • Minimum of 10 years job relevant working experience in the pharmaceutical industry who has demonstrated previous success as a manager
  • Profound knowledge of GMP, quality control and solid dosage forms production processes, based on current guidelines
  • Scientific expertise in oral solid dosage forms production and/or development
  • Knowledgeable in Good storage and distribution Practices
  • Ability to negotiate, plan, and coordinate in house technical development and manufacturing activities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt effectively to rapidly changing organization issues, structures and dynamics
  • Excellent English knowledge (oral and written)


What Idorsia offers


  • Exciting opportunities  for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits


Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Pharmaceutical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1220


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

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