Senior Scientist - Technical Integrator (Dossier Development and Operations)

For 1 of our clients we are urgently looking for a Senior Scientist – Technical Integrator (Dossier Development and Operations).

  • Do you have experience with the development of the technical eCTD sections for supporting the Regulatory CMC dossier applications?
  • Do you have a Phd with post-doc experience and 3 years relevant experience or a university degree with 6 years relevant experience?
  • Are you fluent in English?

Then you are the person I am looking for so please apply immediately to find out more.

Job Description 

The Senior Scientist, Dossier Development, VPAD is responsible, with some managerial guidance, for developing the technical eCTD sections to support Regulatory CMC dossier applications. With some managerial guidance, coordinates and provides technical oversight for the generation of the CMC dossier of marketing and clinical trial submissions. Coordinates the timeline, virtual document, and generation of the Quality module. Assumes personal ownership and accountability for business results and solutions, working with some managerial supervision. Represents the department on multi-functional project development teams to support regulatory filings.

Authors/drives, as appropriate, sections of the CMC dossier and evaluates/ensures that final versions comply with regulatory requirements and fulfill regulatory agency expectations with some managerial guidance. The Senior Scientist supports the technical functions in the development of responses to health authority inquiries in support of clinical trials as well as marketing applications with some managerial guidance. Evaluates and ensures the completeness, accuracy, and compliance of data provided for all regulatory submissions with some managerial guidance. Ensures all Quality submissions are completed in a timely manner. 

  • Supports dossier strategy / product development plan creation at a compound level
  • Executes dossier strategy / product development plan with a high level of autonomy
  • Direct responsibility for project budgets
  • May lead dossier authoring activities for late stage projects for regulatory filings with some managerial support
  • Identifies business improvement areas and, under some managerial supervision, drives implementation of improvements
  • Develops process and business improvements within own functional organization, and aligns with other departments as needed
  • With some guidance, interfaces directly with CMC/Tech team members, Regulatory, JSC, external service providers and internal VPAD/PDMS customers such as GCO and TA.
  • Interfaces mainly internal functional stakeholders, some external stakeholders
  • Influences or persuades others to accept new ideas, approaches or concepts or gains alignment on divergent issues with some guidance
  • Combines technical expertise with management skills. May manage a consultant
  • Manages limited number of projects with standard, rather than accelerated priority, or with assistance of a Senior staff member, manages complex projects with potentially accelerated priority
  • Challenges status quo and has ability to identify innovative approaches to improve products/processes
  • Scope is primarily incremental innovation, within own dept / team.
  • With guidance, resolves cross-functional issues
  • Appropriately identifies and manages key stakeholders, and escalates when needed to obtain senior management support. With some guidance, takes day-to-day decisions on operational priorities for his/her team, and allocates resources accordingly
  • Works mostly independently on a day to day basis, checks in with supervisor weekly
  • Manages functional or project teams with up to 10 members 
  • PhD with Post-doc experience with 3+ years relevant experience
  • OR University degree with 6+ years relevant experience OR Equivalent by experience
  • Full time preferred, 32 hours discussable. For Expert candidates, 20hours also discussable.
  • Flexible on location though commitment expected to come to Leiden 1-2 days per week.
  • Longer-term anticipated.
  • English required, Dutch not important.
Contact Information 

Claire Aerts
+32 15 21 11 04

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