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Assoc Director, Technical Development
SummaryBiogen is presently looking to fill an Associate Director position within its Anti-Sense Oligonucleotide (ASO) Development and Manufacturing Group. The candidate will lead a team responsible for the development of parenteral oligonucleotide formulations and drug product manufacturing (DP) processes supporting Biogen's growing pipeline.Job DescriptionBiogen is presently looking to fill an Associate Director position within its Anti-Sense Oligonucleotide (ASO) Development and Manufacturing Group. The candidate will lead a team responsible for the development of parenteral oligonucleotide formulations and drug product manufacturing (DP) processes supporting Biogen's growing pipeline. The Candidate must be motivated and innovative with exceptional analytical and communication skills. Essential Responsibilities: 1) Lead a team of scientists/engineers to develop DS formulations and DP processes to support Biogen's clinical and commercial oligonucleotide programs2) Lead cross-functional teams to transfer parenteral DP processes to internally and externally with Biogen's CMOs, including providing on-site technical support 3) Provide leadership support/guidance to CMC teams and subject matter expertise for global regulatory filings 4) Direct technical innovation projects with internal/external collaborators to drive innovative nanoparticle formulations, blood-brain barrier initiatives (device and formulations) drug delivery or DP solutionsQualifications1) Ability to provide direction, guidance and mentoring to a team of scientists/engineers2) Deep expertise in the formulation of oligonucleotide or other parenteral products and in drug product development/ cGMP manufacture3) Expertise in analytical methods used in the characterization of formulations for pharmaceutical products 4) Demonstrated ability to develop innovative technologies in partnership with Research and Development teams 5) Proven record of successfully transferring DP processes to CMOs6) Excellent written and verbal communication skills, track record of presentations and publications. 7) Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and administer a project to ensure timely completion (budgets, timelines, milestone tracking) 8) Highly skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other tools. Knowledge of statistical software applications, including DoE, is a plus 9) Direct knowledge and experience with oligonucleotides or siRNAs is a plusEducationBioengineering, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, or related discipline: * Ph.D. with 9+ years' experience, or M.S. with 12+ years' experience in the Biotech / Biopharm industry* Other relevant expertise in Science or Engineering will be considered.All individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.As an employer of choice, we strive to:Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organizationPursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutionsComply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employmentVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
Assoc Director, Technical Development
SummaryBiogen is presently looking to fill an Associate Director position within its Anti-Sense Oligonucleotide (ASO) Development and Manufacturing Group. The candidate will lead a team responsible for the development of parenteral oligonucleotide formulations and drug product manufacturing (DP) processes supporting Biogen's growing pipeline.Job DescriptionBiogen is presently looking to fill an Associate Director position within its Anti-Sense Oligonucleotide (ASO) Development and Manufacturing Group. The candidate will lead a team responsible for the development of parenteral oligonucleotide formulations and drug product manufacturing (DP) processes supporting Biogen's growing pipeline. The Candidate must be motivated and innovative with exceptional analytical and communication skills. Essential Responsibilities: 1) Lead a team of scientists/engineers to develop DS formulations and DP processes to support Biogen's clinical and commercial oligonucleotide programs2) Lead cross-functional teams to transfer parenteral DP processes to internally and externally with Biogen's CMOs, including providing on-site technical support 3) Provide leadership support/guidance to CMC teams and subject matter expertise for global regulatory filings 4) Direct technical innovation projects with internal/external collaborators to drive innovative nanoparticle formulations, blood-brain barrier initiatives (device and formulations) drug delivery or DP solutionsQualifications1) Ability to provide direction, guidance and mentoring to a team of scientists/engineers2) Deep expertise in the formulation of oligonucleotide or other parenteral products and in drug product development/ cGMP manufacture3) Expertise in analytical methods used in the characterization of formulations for pharmaceutical products 4) Demonstrated ability to develop innovative technologies in partnership with Research and Development teams 5) Proven record of successfully transferring DP processes to CMOs6) Excellent written and verbal communication skills, track record of presentations and publications. 7) Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and administer a project to ensure timely completion (budgets, timelines, milestone tracking) 8) Highly skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other tools. Knowledge of statistical software applications, including DoE, is a plus 9) Direct knowledge and experience with oligonucleotides or siRNAs is a plusEducationBioengineering, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, or related discipline: * Ph.D. with 9+ years' experience, or M.S. with 12+ years' experience in the Biotech / Biopharm industry* Other relevant expertise in Science or Engineering will be considered.All individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.As an employer of choice, we strive to:Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organizationPursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutionsComply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employmentVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
Assoc Director, Clinical Operations
SummaryThe Associate Director, Business Performance Management (BPM) provides overall leadership, management and guidance to performance improvements for Global Clinical Operations (GCO). The role sits with the Performance Operational Capabilities (POC) job family.Job DescriptionThis role is part of the Business Performance Management team (BPM). The role will be working with one or more of the following services areas for Global Clinical Operations (GCO) - Process Improvement, Systems, Business Analytics and Training. The role brings both strategic thinking and strong implementation skills and is critical to the successful execution and management of performance improvement efforts sponsored by GCO and/or other organizations within Biogen that impact GCO. There are 4 service areas within the Business Performance Management (BPM) group: Process Improvement, Systems Support, Business Analytics and Training. Given the inherent interconnectedness of these areas, this position requires knowledge in all areas to effectively lead and manage initiatives and flexibility to serve in all areas. Job Posting note - Current business needs will require majority of the focus on process management and improvement work that requires leadership \u0026 SME knowledge in executing the responsibilities of a Process Owner (PO) and Sub Process Owner (SPO) for selected processes within GCO, and central coordination of the Process Owner Network (PON) as it relates to all GCO processes and other POs and SPOs personnel in GCO. Responsibilities will include 1) oversight, coordination and effective prioritization of Process Owner Network (PON) activities involving GCO 2) identification of process risks and development of process-level risk control measures and risk monitoring metrics (e.g. Key Quality Indicators (KQIs) and tolerance thresholds) to allow ongoing assessment of these risks 3) on-time completion of periodic review, edits and approval of process documents and active management of sub-process related deviations.Major Responsibilities- Responsible for and domain expert in at least one of the areas below with experience and responsibility in all four.Process Improvement \u0026 Process Management- Lead, guide and oversee the strategy, oversight and implementation of process improvement initiatives within GCO- Lead and facilitate individual process improvement initiatives (e.g. Kaizen, process re/design, root cause analysis, etc.) either through external consultant and/or internal resource support- Provide guidance and support to efficient functioning of GCO processes to ensure they meet required output performance and compliance expectations and appropriate control measures are built in- Ensures close collaborative working relationships with the process owners and relevant functional areas to ensure appropriate stakeholder feedback has been obtained, and communication \u0026 training are appropriately delivered. - Lead and support lessons learned and After Action Review (AARs) strategy and implementation for GCO. Effectively liaise with other relevant functions at Biogen to align on overarching AAR vision and strategy. Analytics and Metrics- Lead, guide and collaborate to establish GCO process performance metrics and goals and ensure they align with higher level company goals. - Facilitate and guide towards the optimal method to trend, visualize and report on these metrics. - Liaise with appropriate business functions and IT function to ensure reports and visualizations are built per business requirementsGCO Systems \u0026 Technology- Lead and guide the strategic direction, gain alignment, and secure commitment across GCO and its stakeholders, for anything related to GCO's systems and technology. - Oversee the IT portfolio for GCO and ensure business needs are met by appropriate business adoption of systems and tools- Liaise with appropriate business functions and IT function for performance improvement efforts that have dependencies on IT systems and technology. - Facilitate and guide towards the optimal use of technology to enable efficiency in business processes. - Provide assessment on technology from the business point of view and identify gaps, risks, benefits, and impact to business processes- Build and execute on business transition plans for clinical systems (implement new systems, phase out of old systems, and shift to CRO Partners or Cloud based systems). Lead the collaboration and liaising efforts with IT function on implementation of such plans and technical integration. - Support adoption of technology to meet business needs and support establishing the appropriate business guidance documentation for usersTraining- Lead and guide the training function for GCO to drive and ensure appropriate training compliance - Identify GCO training needs and appropriately plan and implement training programs as needed to ensure compliance - Liaise with Corporate training function to effectively utilize Corporate training resources \u0026 infrastructure and advocate for GCO training needs.- Bring in new innovative ways and training methods to modernize how we train- Provides leadership, management and guidance to direct reports. Is responsible for recruiting and hiring staff and contractors (as needed), conducting performance management, career development, compensation planning, etc.*LI-RD2Qualifications- 8+ years in clinical research/ biotech / pharmaceutical area- Lean Six Sigma Certification (Black Belt preferred; Green Belt a must) and/or other relevant certification or direct experience leading operational excellence initiatives- Excellent leadership skills and project / program management skills- Excellent people management, conflict resolution, and team building skills. - Ability to work in a fast paced environment, prioritize critical needs, and act decisively- Excellent written and oral communication skills a mustEducationBachelor's Degree required. MBA/MS/MA preferredAll individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.As an employer of choice, we strive to:Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organizationPursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutionsComply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employmentVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
Assoc Director, Clinical Operations
SummaryThe Associate Director, Business Performance Management (BPM) provides overall leadership, management and guidance to performance improvements for Global Clinical Operations (GCO). The role sits with the Performance Operational Capabilities (POC) job family.Job DescriptionThis role is part of the Business Performance Management team (BPM). The role will be working with one or more of the following services areas for Global Clinical Operations (GCO) - Process Improvement, Systems, Business Analytics and Training. The role brings both strategic thinking and strong implementation skills and is critical to the successful execution and management of performance improvement efforts sponsored by GCO and/or other organizations within Biogen that impact GCO. There are 4 service areas within the Business Performance Management (BPM) group: Process Improvement, Systems Support, Business Analytics and Training. Given the inherent interconnectedness of these areas, this position requires knowledge in all areas to effectively lead and manage initiatives and flexibility to serve in all areas. Job Posting note - Current business needs will require majority of the focus on process management and improvement work that requires leadership \u0026 SME knowledge in executing the responsibilities of a Process Owner (PO) and Sub Process Owner (SPO) for selected processes within GCO, and central coordination of the Process Owner Network (PON) as it relates to all GCO processes and other POs and SPOs personnel in GCO. Responsibilities will include 1) oversight, coordination and effective prioritization of Process Owner Network (PON) activities involving GCO 2) identification of process risks and development of process-level risk control measures and risk monitoring metrics (e.g. Key Quality Indicators (KQIs) and tolerance thresholds) to allow ongoing assessment of these risks 3) on-time completion of periodic review, edits and approval of process documents and active management of sub-process related deviations.Major Responsibilities- Responsible for and domain expert in at least one of the areas below with experience and responsibility in all four.Process Improvement \u0026 Process Management- Lead, guide and oversee the strategy, oversight and implementation of process improvement initiatives within GCO- Lead and facilitate individual process improvement initiatives (e.g. Kaizen, process re/design, root cause analysis, etc.) either through external consultant and/or internal resource support- Provide guidance and support to efficient functioning of GCO processes to ensure they meet required output performance and compliance expectations and appropriate control measures are built in- Ensures close collaborative working relationships with the process owners and relevant functional areas to ensure appropriate stakeholder feedback has been obtained, and communication \u0026 training are appropriately delivered. - Lead and support lessons learned and After Action Review (AARs) strategy and implementation for GCO. Effectively liaise with other relevant functions at Biogen to align on overarching AAR vision and strategy. Analytics and Metrics- Lead, guide and collaborate to establish GCO process performance metrics and goals and ensure they align with higher level company goals. - Facilitate and guide towards the optimal method to trend, visualize and report on these metrics. - Liaise with appropriate business functions and IT function to ensure reports and visualizations are built per business requirementsGCO Systems \u0026 Technology- Lead and guide the strategic direction, gain alignment, and secure commitment across GCO and its stakeholders, for anything related to GCO's systems and technology. - Oversee the IT portfolio for GCO and ensure business needs are met by appropriate business adoption of systems and tools- Liaise with appropriate business functions and IT function for performance improvement efforts that have dependencies on IT systems and technology. - Facilitate and guide towards the optimal use of technology to enable efficiency in business processes. - Provide assessment on technology from the business point of view and identify gaps, risks, benefits, and impact to business processes- Build and execute on business transition plans for clinical systems (implement new systems, phase out of old systems, and shift to CRO Partners or Cloud based systems). Lead the collaboration and liaising efforts with IT function on implementation of such plans and technical integration. - Support adoption of technology to meet business needs and support establishing the appropriate business guidance documentation for usersTraining- Lead and guide the training function for GCO to drive and ensure appropriate training compliance - Identify GCO training needs and appropriately plan and implement training programs as needed to ensure compliance - Liaise with Corporate training function to effectively utilize Corporate training resources \u0026 infrastructure and advocate for GCO training needs.- Bring in new innovative ways and training methods to modernize how we train- Provides leadership, management and guidance to direct reports. Is responsible for recruiting and hiring staff and contractors (as needed), conducting performance management, career development, compensation planning, etc.*LI-RD2Qualifications- 8+ years in clinical research/ biotech / pharmaceutical area- Lean Six Sigma Certification (Black Belt preferred; Green Belt a must) and/or other relevant certification or direct experience leading operational excellence initiatives- Excellent leadership skills and project / program management skills- Excellent people management, conflict resolution, and team building skills. - Ability to work in a fast paced environment, prioritize critical needs, and act decisively- Excellent written and oral communication skills a mustEducationBachelor's Degree required. MBA/MS/MA preferredAll individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.As an employer of choice, we strive to:Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organizationPursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutionsComply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employmentVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
Associate Scientist II, MS and Neuroimmunology
SummaryWe are looking for a talented and enthusiastic associate scientist to join our Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit. Our RU is responsible for developing and characterizing MS models, validate new drug targets and advance novel therapeutic candidate for the treatment of Multiple SclerosisJob DescriptionResponsibility for this position will include rodent surgeries, dosing compounds by different routes of administration, tissue collection and developing and implementing histological and biochemical data analysisQualificationsThe successful candidate will have previous experience with animal models of neurological disease. Previous experience with hands-on rodent (stereotaxic) surgery and multiple routes of compound dosing are must. Relevant hands-on experience in histological techniques (sectioning, staining and image analysis) is beneficial. Experience with cell cultures, basic biochemical methods (WB, ELISA, IP), and molecular biology techniques are also very helpful. Strong creativity and problem-solving skills are essential. Good knowledge of experimental design, underlying scientific principles, and the ability to analyze and assess results. Excellent written and verbal communication, documentation and record-keeping skills, demonstrated experience working in a collaborative environment is essential. Candidates with more or less experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply.EducationBS with 4+ years or MS with 2+ years of relevant experience in academia or biopharmaceutical industry.All individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.As an employer of choice, we strive to:Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organizationPursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutionsComply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employmentVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
Associate Scientist II, MS and Neuroimmunology
SummaryWe are looking for a talented and enthusiastic associate scientist to join our Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit. Our RU is responsible for developing and characterizing MS models, validate new drug targets and advance novel therapeutic candidate for the treatment of Multiple SclerosisJob DescriptionResponsibility for this position will include rodent surgeries, dosing compounds by different routes of administration, tissue collection and developing and implementing histological and biochemical data analysisQualificationsThe successful candidate will have previous experience with animal models of neurological disease. Previous experience with hands-on rodent (stereotaxic) surgery and multiple routes of compound dosing are must. Relevant hands-on experience in histological techniques (sectioning, staining and image analysis) is beneficial. Experience with cell cultures, basic biochemical methods (WB, ELISA, IP), and molecular biology techniques are also very helpful. Strong creativity and problem-solving skills are essential. Good knowledge of experimental design, underlying scientific principles, and the ability to analyze and assess results. Excellent written and verbal communication, documentation and record-keeping skills, demonstrated experience working in a collaborative environment is essential. Candidates with more or less experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply.EducationBS with 4+ years or MS with 2+ years of relevant experience in academia or biopharmaceutical industry.All individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.As an employer of choice, we strive to:Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organizationPursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutionsComply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employmentVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
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