Heads pharmaceutical development at Bad Vilbel and Hannover on development of branded consumer-health-care and specialty products;
Responsible for the development of drugs, medical devices or food additives for specialties, consumer-health-care and cosmetic products from idea generation until successful launch in line with regulatory requirements by keeping time and cost frame;
Scouts new trends in consumer-health-care markets, identifies new technologies or other options to drive innovation with Stada’s brands and collaborates closely with marketing to identify most attractive new product ideas;
Selects and assesses contract manufactorig organizations and suppliers and builds a network with contract manufactorig organizations and academia;
Develops talents; ensures training of employees;
Ensures to secure IP; develops together with IP team IP strategies for development.
PhD in a scientific or related discipline, with significant previous experience in the life sciences, ideally in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry;
At least 10 years experience in R&D or related support department in the pharmaceutical industry;
Advanced knowledge of consumer-health-care markets;
Fluent in English & German;
Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing cross-cultural environment.