Research & Development Manager

Cyprus Job Market

ICAP Executive Search & Selection part of ICAP Group, the largest Business Services Group in South-Eastern Europe, is among the top premium consultancies in Greece and Cyprus. With more than 40 years of experience, we specialize in assessing and recruiting Senior to Middle Level Executives based on our client needs.ICAP Executive Search on behalf of its client, a leading Pharmaceutical Company with export activities in more than 100 countries, is seeking for a Research & Development Director to join their team in Limassol, Cyprus.Research & Development Director (Ref. 4871/RDD/ESS/CY)The R&D Director will report directly to the Chief Portfolio Officer and lead the Managers of the Research and Development Departments. He/She will develop, motivate and co-ordinate the Analytical and Formulation departments with the aim to: Develop robust formulations and processes for various products Develop and validate control methods for various products Develop and execute stability testing protocols Establish IVIV correlations Evaluate patents and develop non-infringement strategies Improve and optimize manufacturing process; technology transfer from R&D to production Plan and contribute to project related activities Draft technical documents for regulatory purposes Liaise with API manufacturers, CROs and internal departments to execute change controls, protocols Create and review SOPs, as well as documentation and test results in accordance to the cGMP requirements Coordinate with RA for submitting MAAs and addressing deficiencies Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Pharmacy. Master’s degree will be considered as a plus. Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in generic immediate release and modified release tablet and capsule dosage forms, as well as orally administered solutions, suspensions and topically applied locally acting products. Experience in initiating and implementing a robust product strategy. Excellent command of the English language. Strong leadership and project management skills. Ability to create a team-oriented environment. Proactive attitude, self-confident and trustworthy. High level of integrity & ethical standards.