Tech Transfer Specialist Drug Product

€65000 - €70000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Shannon, Clare
  1. Technical Operations, Validation, Manager

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Hobson Prior are currently seeking a Tech Transfer Specialist Drug Product to join a gene therapy organisation who are determined to develop possible curative treatments for patients who are living with serious illnesses. This role will be the technical lead for transfer and scale-up of Drug Product/Fill & Finish operations in new facility during design/construction phase.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible to develop technical subject matter expertise in the technical support team and broader manufacturing operations.
  • To provide 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 be accountable for product lifecycle management activities including process validation of processes in line with ICHQ8-10.
  • You will be responsible to lead and/or provide technical support using established problem-solving techniques for investigations into quality events, customer complaints and IMC actions.
  • To 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.

Key Skills:

  • Shows confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well.
  • Gets involved in strategic decision-making within the business as an influencer.
  • Recognises and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.


  • 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in English.
  • Thorough working knowledge of ICH guidelines and current Good Manufacturing Practices.

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