TJ001 VP Technology

TITLE:            Vice President, Technology and Product Development

LOCATION:  Tianjin, China

REQ#:             TJ001 

Company Overview: Jecho Biopharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. is a biopharmaceutical company manufacturing innovative therapeutic biologics to address a broad range of infectious diseases as well as treatment of cancer. The company headquarter is located in Tianjin China.

Responsibilities:

  • Take leadership on technical operation of the company
  • Responsible for technology transfer from R&D laboratories to the Tianjin facility for further process development, engineering scale-up, tox lots production, and clinical development. Responsible for product development from bench to pilot 250-500L for supporting preIND study, IND submission, and manufacturing for phase I and II clinical development.
  • Responsible for technical operations and management of resources in R&D and in process testing laboratories, pilot plant, and utilities. Solve comprehensive technical problems. Arrange resources in aligning with company’s priority. 
  • Organize a team of up to 60-100 technical staffs in several departments with responsibility of budgeting, timeline, product and process deliverable, senior level personnel training and evaluation.
  • Provide updated technical progresses in the field to the executive committee and present technical, product development and clinical manufacturing reports to the CEO.
  • Collaborating activities with departments on business operation, quality management, regulatory affair, clinical management, GMP manufacturing, and engineering department.
  • Organize company technical meetings, project meetings, coordinate effort in product and technical development with related departments.
  • Support regulatory affair activities in CMC submission. Play leading role in pre-IND, and IND meetings with regulatory agents.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in biotech/bioengineering or related field. Minimum 15 years post-doctoral biopharmaceutical experiences with ~8 years managerial responsibilities at a level of director of a department.  
  • Require extensive experiences with microbial fermentation, mammalian cell culture, protein purification, product formulation, viral vector production, in process quality control. Require large scale process experiences with GMP operation background.
  • Require extensive management experiences. Require strong leadership, organization ability, leadership in GMP operation. FDA or EMA or CFDA experience is a plus.   Demonstrated track record in biopharmaceutical product development till IND submission and clinical manufacturing.
  • Work within approved budget. Develop and implement cost saving measures. Contribute to potential profits and revenue. Conserves organizational resources.
  • The candidate must be excellent with bilingual (English and Chinese) communication, professional writing and interpersonal skills.