CSL Behring – the global biotherapeutics provider driven by its promise to save lives. Our more than 1,400 employees in Bern are committed to developing and delivering live-saving therapies to help people with primary immune deficiencies to live full lives.
For our location in Bern, we are looking for a
Head Contract Manufacturing
The Head of Contract Manufacturing in Bern is responsible for the management of Contract Manufacturer including contract manufacturing at external manufacturer and internal contract manufacturing at other sites.
Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
S/he ensures the end to end process performance, focusing on assuring product supply, customer expectations, quality and continuous improvement. The role will lead team to pro-actively strive for delivering innovative, efficient, compliant and cost effective solutions for CSL Behring.
S/he leads teams that works across companies, sites and organizational boundaries to identify and deliver appropriate solutions. S/he manages cross site process performance, investigations, and assists in defining and delivering on targets for Critical Process Parameters and Key Performance Indicators
Provide expertise in state-of-the-art contract manufacturing operations, ensuring compliance to GMP Regulations requirements and updating knowledge on current GMP requirement.
Qualifications & Experience:
Advanced degree in a relevant Technical Field preferably combined with relevant post-graduate qualifications
7-10 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Operations with significant exposure to GMP environment.
Experience in contract manufacturing.
Strong data management and project management knowledge.
Experience with lean six sigma technology.
Management across sites and ability to build interdisciplinary teams: Gets things done across varied and different international conditions.
Creates strong moral and spirit in his/her team.
Excellent technical judgment and functional skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
Ability to influence people across the organization: Is widely trusted
Cross cultural sensitivity and flexibility: Understands and respects differences in people and cultures.
Good interpersonal and communication skills: Relates well to all kind of people, builds appropriate rapport, builds constructive and effective relationships.
Innovation Management / Creativity: Has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work, can facilitate effective brainstorming, comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas
Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
Problem solving, creativity and innovation management: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions, can see hidden problems, is excellent at honest analysis
Project Management skills: Demonstrated project management skills including simultaneous management of projects. Excellent planning, time management and coordination skills.
Completed or Ongoing training in paramedical and/or biological/technical sciences is an advantage
Experience working with databases is an advantage
Attention to detail, as well as strong organizational and follow-up skills
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Flexibility to work in a global regulatory cross cultural work environment and can work independently as well as in a team.
Microsoft Office Skills proficiency
Fluent in English.
We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Applications must include a motivation letter and CV, as well as letters of references and copies of relevant transcripts and/or diplomas in the original language. Please include all these in one document together with the CV.
CSL Behring is committed to provide equal employment opportunity for all.