VP Commercial Operations - Small Molecule CDMO

Posted 31 July 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Full Time
Discipline Small Molecule
Contact NameHarry Jones

Job description

Mantell Associates are proudly partnered with a market leading Small Molecule CDMO organisation in their search for a Vice President (VP) of Commercial Operations to join their senior leadership team.

Oversight of drug substance API operations.

VP of Commercial Operations - Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the leadership team to define operational strategy and direction

  • Oversee operations within the organisation

  • Continue to contribute towards building a high performing GMP team with a culture of Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement

  • Lead the function ensuring that appropriate scientific, regulatory, and quality standards are followed across manufacturing facility design, construction, and validation, GMP operation system establishment

  • Oversee the preparation and management of complex GMP manufacturing facility development plans, budgets, and long-range planning

  • Provide scientific guidance and oversight while factoring in technical, regulatory, and intellectual property considerations and risk assessment

  • Play a key role in directing future growth and success of the organisation

VP of Commercial Operations - Requirements:

  • Bsc. in Biology or related Life Science discipline, Msc. or PhD preferred, MBA also desirable

  • Strong experience in product/process development and/or commercial manufacturing experience in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Demonstrated experience in senior leadership roles

  • Leadership and managerial experience with a team of CMC development scientists and/or engineers (process chemists, analytical chemists, formulation scientists, technical operations), leading cross-functional projects, planning and delivering results within project deadlines

  • Previous participation in portfolio decision-making

  • Brings extensive industry experience and established network within industry

  • Skilled in working collaboratively with Senior Management teams, as well as Partners and other key decision makers within the industry

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.