Product Development Director

£90000 - £100000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Production Engineer

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Hobson Prior are currently looking for a Product Development Director - Peptides to join a top T cell vaccine organisation in the North Wales with the flexibility to be remote based with 1-2 days a week on site. This is an excellent opportunity for a Product Development Manager / Formulation Manager who has experience leading the development of peptide-based products.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to manage CDMOs and CROs to develop formulations and processes, tech transfer to commercial manufacturing site, fill and finish, and set-up stability studies for the company's peptide containing products.
  • As the Subject Matter Expert, you will work extensively with Reg Affairs to support preparation of IMPD, IND, BLA, MAA and participate in Scientific Advice meetings with regulatory authorities.
  • You will review experimental plans/ validation protocols/ results/ technical agreements/ master BMRs/ reports written by vendors and ensure these meet requirements.
  • To provide support to QA activities, including but not limited to deviations, out of specifications, CAPAS etc. that arise at CDMOs, CROs and internally.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to plan activities and co-ordinate across multiple vendors.


  • Relevant degree in a Life Sciences subject, including but not limited to Biological Sciences, Biochemistry. A PhD is advantageous.
  • Proven track record in the biopharmaceutical industry, with significant experience with the formulation development and process development of peptide-based products.
  • Knowledgeable and with significant experience with drug product manufacturing in GMP regulated environments for clinical trial supplies and tech transfer manufacturing sites.
  • Experienced in preparation of drug product sections of IMPD/ IND/ MAA/ BLA.
  • Prior experience of managing CDMOs/ CROs in an out-sourcing environment.

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