Associate Director CMC

Experience dependent
22 Mar 2021
21 Apr 2021
Georgina Beer
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for an Associate Director CMC to join an innovative biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridgeshire. As the Associate Director CMC you will be responsible for leading the Process Development Group within the preclinical development department, focused on building a new class of therapeutic medicines.


Your duties as the Associate Director CMC will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for developing in-house fermentation processes and providing support for upstream and downstream method development and optimisation.

2. Your responsibilities will include directly liaising with external CDMOs to co-ordinate the outsourced process development activities, as well as supporting the process and assay transfer.

3. As the Associate Director CMC, you will co-ordinate lyophilisation development studies, as well as incorporating in-house capabilities, and will work closely with the assay development team to develop assays designed to assess microbial cell quality.

4. It will be important to maintain an awareness of latest technologies and equipment for incorporation into company labs.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Associate Director CMC we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree (PhD preferable) within a Microbiology or Bioprocess Engineering discipline along with extensive experience within Fermentation is essential.

2. Proven industry experience in a bioprocess development environment working with bench scale bioreactors, ideally in a bacteriology setting, is essential.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Design of Experiment or Quality by Design will be highly desirable.

Key Words: Fermentation | Group Leader | Process Development | Bioprocess | Upstream | DoE | Design of Experiment | Quality by Design | Biotechnology | Biopharmaceutical | Microbial | Process Development | Downstream | Bacteria | GMP | Ferment | Freeze-Drying | Lyophilisation | Research

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

Apply for Associate Director CMC

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Chemistry World Jobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Chemistry World Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.