Tech Transfer Specialist - Drug Product

£50000 - £55000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Technical Operations, Discovery / R&D, Analytical

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Hobson Prior are currently working with a gene therapy organisation who are determined to develop possible curative treatments for patients who are living with serious illnesses. Our client is looking for a Tech Transfer Specialist - Drug Product to join them on a permanent basis in London. You will have the opportunity to establish and develop the processes required to carry out Technical Transfer of new products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to develop technical subject matter expertise in the technical support team and wider manufacturing operations.
  • Accountable for product lifecycle management activities including process validation of processes in line with ICHQ8-10.
  • Project leadership/management and formal reporting of tech transfer and validation for each new product to establish manufacturing readiness for PPQ, launch and subsequent lifecycle management.
  • You will lead and/or provide technical support using established problem-solving techniques for investigations into quality events, customer complaints and IMC actions.
  • You will provide technical recommendations, co-ordinate and execute CAPA's.
  • To manage change controls; providing impact assessments as a technical functional, coordinating input and support from development if required. Lead/support and/or coordinate the action plans.
  • Any other assigned duties.

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with ability to work cross-functionally both with internal and external partners.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in English.
  • Ability to present effectively to groups.
  • Excellent communication skill and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with personnel at all levels.
  • Ability to manage, multiple, cross functional projects to deliver against key project milestones and deadlines.


  • Scientific Degree or equivalent, preferably with a higher qualification in a discipline related to bio-pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Extensive Fill & Finish experience in a commercial Pharma/Bio environment, ideally with exposure to automated visual inspection.
  • Experience of transferring pharmaceutical products from Development into a GMP manufacturing environment, successfully gaining approval and launching new products commercially.
  • Knowledge of Regulatory compliance requirements within Europe and the USA.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of root cause analysis investigations utilising Lean/Six Sigma tools.
  • Experience of managing workload of small teams to meet deadlines.
  • Thorough working knowledge of ICH guidelines and current Good Manufacturing Practices.

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