Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company, headquartered in the heart of the life sciences hub of Basel, Switzerland.
We are an innovative and multinational team of 225 employees worldwide and committed to discovering, developing and bringing to market medicines that make a clear difference to the lives of patients. Our activities are focused on the therapeutic areas of oncology and anti-infectives, with two commercialized drugs in our portfolio (Cresemba® and Zevtera®).
 
In order to strengthen our Technical Operations Department we are looking for an experienced

Chemical Development & Production Manager (M/F) 

Your tasks

  • Responsible for chemical manufacturing of APIs in commercial phase through contract manufacturing organizations (CMO)
  • Project management with CMOs, licensees and internal customers to achieve goals and objectives
  • Responsible for technology transfer and managing of the technical progress at the CMO
  • Responsible for compilation of technical documentation and contribution to regulatory documentation throughout the API lifecycle
  • Development of safe, environmentally acceptable, industrially and economically viable chemical manufacturing processes and manufacturing of APIs for all investigational phases
  • Evaluation and selection of CMOs
 

Your profile

  • Proficient knowledge of chemical production and chemical process development, ideally with a PhD in Organic Chemistry
  • At least 5 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry in the area of API manufacturing and chemical process development and a proven record of accomplishments
  • Excellent understanding of cGMP and API manufacturing and in-depth knowledge of regulatory and EHS requirements
  • Experience in outsourcing of API manufacturing and in management of CMOs/CDMOs
  • Strong chemical expertise, as well as good understanding of process development principles (quality, safety, time and cost, regulatory)
  • Result driven attitude, analytical problem solver
  • Well-organized and structured, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English, a high level of competence in German is a plus


Basilea is committed to putting people first. In addition to competitive remuneration, we offer the opportunity to work on interesting, cross-functional projects in an engaging working environment. We strongly believe that every employee can make an impact and is vital to our success.
If you wish to become part of a company that strives to make a difference to the lives of patients worldwide, we are looking forward to receiving your application via our careers portal.

Additional information can be found on our website www.basilea.com.