Utilizing a broad set of skills, the CFO will serve as a strategic partner and financial advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, other members of the senior management team and the Board of Directors to help craft the overall direction of the company. The CFO is responsible for the company’s balance sheet, capital structure, financial reporting, compliance, and risk management. The CFO will ensure that assigned functions (accounting, analysis and planning, audit, control, tax, technology, treasury, and corporate communications), have the resources and expertise to perform at a high level and meet the company’s growing needs. The CFO will work to enhance the finance function to support the business of today, while creating a finance organization and administrative capabilities that can scale as the business grows.

  • Strong professional reputation with at least 15 years’ experience in accounting and/or finance, with at least 5 years with a publicly traded pharmaceutical/biotechnology company.
  • Experience serving as the CFO of a publicly-traded company is preferred.
  • Experience providing Human Resource function oversight a plus.
  • Plays a significant leadership role in initiating, advising, negotiating, valuing, and critiquing financial arrangements the company might consider such as equity and debt financings.
  • Contributes significantly to the company’s growth by lending financial perspective and input to the evaluation of key strategic relationships such as mergers and acquisitions, licensing agreements, joint venture, and strategic alliances along with oversight over the relevant portions of any subsequent due-diligence processes.
  • Externally focused working closely with analysts, investors, banks and other constituents to communicate the company’s performance and strategy.

This role will provide leadership for the regulatory and quality management requirements of the current and future needs of the business and its customers and the relevant regulatory authorities. The role is to ensure that the company follows all applicable global regulations in an efficient manner consistent with the company business model and that the Quality Management System (QMS) remains effective, developing a culture of quality first.

  • Minimum education: BS in technical or medical science.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical clinical arena.
  • Possess thorough knowledge of GCP, Medical Devices, and regulations including FDA, EU Directives, ICH.
  • Lead regulatory inspections, e.g., FDA, MHRA and other competent authorities.

Oversees Facilities, Engineering, Metrology, and EHS, and coordinates external Workplace Services. Directs capital projects, technology transfer, manufacturing scale-up, and new technology implementation. Has authority to act as a delegate for the NASD Site General Manager, as well as all other Engineering, Facilities, and Operations positions. This role requires a bachelor’s degree (B. S.) or equivalent in engineering or related life sciences field with a minimum of ten years related experience; or equivalent combination of education/training and experience. Prior experience in cGMP compliant facility required.

  • Knowledge of cGMP guidelines, international and FDA regulations pertaining to the production of APIs and drug products.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and methods for cost control, quality improvements, yield improvements, and manufacturing efficiency.
  • Knowledge of engineering requirements and codes for the design of equipment and process systems used in Biotech/Pharmaceutical GMP applications.
  • Knowledge of building codes, fire codes, electrical codes, Boulder code ordinances, and local covenants for GMP facility build-outs.

The Director, Business Development is responsible for scouting and evaluating external growth opportunities for the company and, where appropriate, executing transactions to access the assets of interest. This role serves as a member of the Senior Management Team and shares accountability with their management colleagues for leadership of the U.S. business. In this position, the Director of Business Development will identify and assess new product and/or M&A opportunities for the U.S. market and take an active role in the negotiation of business deals and contracts with potential partners, in accordance with company guidelines. This role is located in NJ, and reports directly to the U.S. General Manager and functionally to VP and Director Corporate Development.

  • At least 10 years of business development experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Strong business and financial acumen, and experience with various deal structures (e.g. joint ventures, partnerships, M&A, etc.).
  • Strong market knowledge and network of relationships (people, companies, institutions, consultants).
  • General awareness of product in-licensing opportunities within rare diseases and the client’s areas of specialization.
  • Strong relationship-building skills and ability to interface with all levels of management and across 
multiple cultures.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, advanced project management competencies, and track record of successful deal negotiations.

Oversees GMP Manufacturing and production planning, maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes, and operations for new and/or existing API products. Has authority to act as a delegate for the Director of Operations. The appropriate candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a science related field (M.S. Preferred), a minimum of 10 years of Pharma production operations experience, and a minimum of 10 years of people management experience.

  • Knowledge of cGMP guidelines, international and FDA regulations pertaining to the production of APIs and drug products.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and methods for cost-control, quality improvements, yield improvements and manufacturing efficiency.
  • Knowledge in the fields of science and engineering; and the ability to apply these concepts to define problems, collect data, establish facts, deal with concrete and abstract variables, draw valid conclusions, and represent the company in audits and client visits. Ability to apply technical knowledge, logic, and reasoning skills to risk assessments, problem analysis and resolution.
  • Technical knowledge of assays utilized for the testing of oligonucleotide APIs and raw materials.

Our client is the world’s leading provider of scientifically based, time-temperature indicators that alert if a medical product has been exposed to potentially damaging heat and/or freeze events. In this role, the Distribution Network Manager will have professional-level responsibility for driving market penetration and profitable growth coming from the company’s distribution network on both a domestic and international level.  This role reports directly to the Vice President, Global Customer Development.

  • Ability to work cross-culturally, in the Asia Pacific Region, Europe and South America.
  • Fluency (written and spoken) in Mandarin or Spanish.
  • Proven ability to identify and capitalize on international growth opportunities.
  • Skilled and demonstrated success in negotiation and achievement of results.
  • Experience and comfort in traveling internationally and working independently.
  • This role requires > 70% travel, which may include weekends, to attend customer visits, trade shows.
  • Bachelor’s degree in international business, marketing, or other business degree.
  • Six (6) to eight (8) years customer related professional experience in sales, business development, and distributor development.
  • Experience with “cold chain” distribution channels is preferred.

Responsible for the Pharmaceuticals Technology (PT) P&L, the Business Unit Leader will be actively involved in identifying new growth opportunities for the client’s PT business including internal development and acquisition of value-creating technologies. This business unit was recently established within the company. The Leader will support the development of an effective, proactive growth strategy for the client’s PT unit. He/she will implement the strategy with the objective of maximizing the value of the PT unit, leveraging PT technologies and products assets. The Leader will lead a team that identifies and evaluates new opportunities and structures relationships with pharmaceutical companies globally. He/she will coordinate and direct the team in generating new licensing opportunities, negotiating licensing and co-development agreements and promoting PT technologies and products to other pharmaceutical companies.

  • Bachelor of Science (MS or Ph.D. preferred) or related degree.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • A proven capability to lead multinational teams and to grow revenues.
  • A successful record in business development activities, preferably in drug delivery or pharmaceutical technologies.

The Synthetic Chemist will be instrumental in supporting the growth of the company as they continue to advance the clinical development of their small molecules towards worldwide commercialization, with an emphasis on US FDA approval.

  • Develop and optimize analytical techniques to systematically synthesize and characterize synthetic molecules.
  • Ability to scale up to GMP.
  • Establish and/or optimize synthetic protocols and scale-up procedures to guarantee robust and timely delivery of compounds for validation testing.
  • Create, validate and document analytical quality control (QC) procedures for materials and formulations used in validation studies.
  • Support all synthetic chemistry related aspects of new product development and manufacturing.
  • The candidate must have experience with small molecules.
  • Ph.D. in synthetic chemistry or related field.
  • Background in pharmacy, biology or other life science required.
  • Minimum 10 -15 years of experience.

A Mechanical Engineering background with strong expertise in data analysis is required for this role. Fundamental understanding of design and engineering is needed to determine what’s happening either in the design or the practical use of the product.

  • Working on a plastic catheter based part – when you apply force to it the internal force overcomes strength of catheter.
  • Proven experience of failure analysis expertise – this position provides a mechanical device challenge that requires working with a lot of complicated data.
  • Looking for someone who can add independent insight by analyzing data, looking at product, asking questions, and also suggesting new analyses and experiments where appropriate.
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