Senior Director, Product Development

Catalent

Saint Petersburg,FL  

2019-10-18 2019-11-17
executive administration pharma

At Catalent, we recognize talent is our most important asset. Propelled by the passion to excel, we are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining talented and dedicated professionals who can help us deliver on our promise of more products, better treatments, reliably supplied.

From helping our customers produce world-class pharmaceutical products to identifying future technologies that will improve drug delivery, we achieve our amazing breakthroughs and innovations because of our talent!



Job Description

Position Overview:



Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent’s advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here











Job Title: Senior Director Product Development



Reports to: Vice President Softgel Product Development (US&EU)



Location: St. Petersburg, FL







Position Summary



The Product Development department is responsible for customer contracted new product development (Branded, Generic and OTC) as well as pro-active (Catalent owned) programs in softgel, liquid filled hard shell and liquid dosage forms. This area is also responsible for the development of intellectual property which provide improved outcomes for Patients and innovative solutions for our customers. Senior Director- Product Development is responsible for establishing a culture of innovation coupled with disciplined processes to develop and advance the development pipeline that fulfill unmet medical needs.







As a member of the Site Leadership Team - this position is accountable for all activities of the Product Development including Formulation, Process, Analytical development and Project Management and is the primary liaison between the Product Development and key stakeholders. This role will ensure the definition, development and implementation of new product development activities associated with Formulation and Analytical development.







The Senior Director will provide business and technical support throughout the entire drug development process and work directly with peers, leadership, scientists and customers to ensure a robust understanding of the business and technical challenges and associated risks with product development programs in the portfolio. The incumbent will assist in the development of marketing strategies for new products/ technologies and work with business development / sales channels to raise awareness of company offerings.







The Role





+ Leads the activities of the Product Development area (Formulation / AR&D / Project Management) with responsibility for results.



+ Implements and communicates the strategic and technical direction for the department. Determines immediate and long-term work plans/strategies for reporting groups; allocates resources for projects.



+ Implement and enhance Catalent’s Softgel/LFHS development and innovation processes



+ Works on complex problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of intangible factors. Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria.



+ Demonstrates success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, and independent thought.



+ Determines budget requirements for each fiscal year for reporting groups.



+ Manages Capex programs as required for projects.









The Candidate





+ Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or related sciences with 15years or MS/MBA with 20 years years Pharmaceutical industry experience desired



+ Strong record of success in providing astute strategic leadership preferably within Pharmaceutical R&D organization OR Pharmaceutical Operations/Project management.



+ Professional experience with management responsibilities



+ Experience of managing a large team of scientists and Project Managers in drug product development and Project Management



+ Innovation in terms of evaluating new technologies around drug delivery and product development



+ A proven track record of driving product development from the lab all the way to commercialization









Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:





+ Leads with Integrity and Respect



+ Delivers Results



+ Demonstrates Business Acumen



+ Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork



+ Champions Change



+ Engages and Inspires



+ Coaches and Develops









For more information on this fantastic Opportunity, please contact:Deepak PillaiManager, Executive RecruitingCatalent Pharma SolutionsFrankland Road, Blagrove, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8RU, UK











Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.







personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.











Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.







Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.





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Catalent = Catalyst + Talent







Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!







personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.







Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if…





+ You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).











+ You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year – more than any branded drug maker in the world!











+ You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.











+ You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.











+ You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking for YOU!











+ See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here.











Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.
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