Based in Munster, our client operates in the life sciences sector serving both commercial and development level requirements. With ambitious targets and planned introduction of additional finished products they are now seeking a Director of Technical Operations. This position has responsibility for developing and executing strategies on process development, technology transfer, scale-up, as well as providing technical support for all commercial products manufactured at the client company.
Candidates will have a primary degree in Science or Engineering, or equivalent; ideally, they will also have additional post-graduate qualifications e.g. MSc. is desirable.
They will have a proven ability to manage and develop people and will have previously managed a Technical Services / operations / engineering function in pharmaceuticals – a minimum of 12 years career experience, with 5 or more at managerial level.
They will have a strong appreciation of the quality assurance requirements of the site and an attitude that underscores an understanding of its obligations to regulatory agencies.
They will have strong, clear and effective leadership with a continuous improvement mindset; clearly possesses the credibility to implement change programmes.
They will be comfortable in operating and contributing as part of a cross functional leadership team and engage positively at a corporate and site level.
They will have the breadth of experience to manage the growth of the business, integrating new products into manufacturing plans. This will require excellent project management skills and the ability to deal positively with staff across many technical specialisms, and from a variety of corporate locations.
For further information on this role, please contact Conor Harty at Harty Search & Selection;