Sn Principal Scientist Lead Formulation Development – Basel

NonStop Consulting

Basel – Ireland
CHF95000 – CHF130000 per annum + 10-13% bonus
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31 March 2023

Senior Principal Scientist / Group Lead Formulation Development

Are you ready to join a team that’s making a real difference in patient treatment? Our thriving Drug Product branch, nestled in the scenic Swiss cities of Basel and Stein, is bursting with exciting new opportunities for talented individuals like you.
As a Senior Principal Scientist / Group Lead Formulation Development, you’ll have the chance to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing the biologics industry today. From cutting-edge drug product formulation development to innovative new approaches to patient care, you’ll be at the forefront of it all.
So if you’re ready to take your career to the next level and make a real impact on the world, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Apply now and become part of a team that’s shaping the future of healthcare, one breakthrough at a time.

Key responsibilities:

* Support build-up and establishment of drug product formulation development services for parenteral products incl. infrastructure and equipment
* Identify, evaluate and procure drug product process development laboratory capabilities
* Design and execute formulation studies based on contracted terms and scientific inputs relevant to product
* Plan and perform formulation development as well as characterization studies for liquid and lyophilized parenteral drug products of biologics (e.g. monoclonal antibodies, novel formats, ADCs, peptides), peptides and small molecules
* Support laboratory activities by providing designing and reviewing study protocols, supervision, hands on trouble shooting etc. during execution of formulation studies
* Author technical documents and support preparation of regulatory documentation
* Ensure safety and health protection following lab and safety instructions as well as basic GMP qualification

Key requirements:

* Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields
* Significant work experience in biotech / pharma industry
* Experience with technical issues and requirements for development of drug product formulation and/or processes of biologics.
* Knowledge of lyophilization, primary packaging, aseptic product manufacture (protein or vaccine drug products and/or protein analytics is desirable)
* Experience in formulation of ATMPs, including gene therapies using viral vectors, their regulatory landscape, as well as supervising execution of activities in BSL1/2 lab is an added advantage.
* Excellent communication skills, excellent command of English both written and oral
* Excellent leadership and interpersonal as well as planning skills


Sign on bonus of 2.000 CHF on first payslip
Yearly bonus of 13%
Flat tax rate of 21-23%
Pension contribution of 60:40, employer-employee ration (standard in Switzerland is 50:50)
Flight tickets, visa sponsorship for employee and family members
Salary per month per child (scalable based on age, starting from 380 CHF per month)
Opening of a bank account
Relocation of goods and furniture from abroad to designated address chosen by employee
2 months of temporary accommodation
Support in search of permanent accommodation
75% of travel reimbursement to and from work (commute)
25 days of leave entitlement
Discounts for premium insurance
Additional employee only benefits (can be discussed over a call)

We offer a growth-oriented, dynamic environment, which offers challenging tasks across the entire network. If this opportunity resonates with you, make sure .
If this role sounds like something you would be interested in, Apply by email to #
If this role is not quite right for you but you would like to have a conversation about other roles, please search and connect with me, Orlando Nelson at NonStop, on LinkedIn.

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