Scientific Director (Berwyn)


: $122,260.00 - $195,330.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Organization Eurofins Pharma Bioanalytical Services US, Inc.

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $1.5billion in annual revenues and 17,000 employees across 200 sites in36 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.

In Eurofins, the bio/pharmaceutical industry has a strategic laboratory partner to collaborate in drug development and quality control. We provide the full range of laboratory services for phase I?IV clinical research programs and service thousands of pharma and biologics organizations and CROs worldwide. Eurofins Pharma Discovery and Bioanalytics Services consists of multiple legal entities located in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific and is a business unit within the BioPharma Services division of Eurofins.

Eurofins US BioPharma Services is searching for a Scientific Director in St. Charles, MO.

Scientific Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Develop client scientific and regulatory relationships (existing and new)

Provide guidance and oversight for compliance and scientific integrity of the studies to ensure that studies are performed in a compliant manner

Defines scope of work, focus of the project and consultation to the client

Defines the appropriate technical approach to accomplish the clients requirements

Provide Program Managers with scope of the work, estimates of time required to complete the project, level of technical challenges for expectation setting and scientific input for use in proposal preparation.

Present proposal to clients for new clients and new services and address any concerns from the client

Propose the expertise needed for the Study Directors, Principal Investigators (GLP) or Scientific Director (GCP and GMP) and Lead Scientists (for assay development studies) for each client study based on the client requirements and experience with the client

Serve as Study Director, Principal Investigator or Scientific Director or Lead Scientist as needed

Accountable for sign off of validation plans and reports as provided by the validation team.

Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

Regular attendance and punctuality

Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

Performs other duties as assigned

Owns the accountability and responsibility of delivering to client needs and timeliness

Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required

Adjusts work hours as needed to meet client deadlines

Adheres to site environmental health and safety (EHS) requirements

The ideal candidate would possess:

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills, including ability to prepare detailed scientific reports and group presentations

A working understanding of international regulatory requirements including MHRA and FDA GMP, GCP and GLP and a proven mechanism to stay relevant on such requirements

Demonstrated ability to work independently and without instruction

Appropriate technical expertise in relevant laboratory techniques

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

A PhD or Masters degree in a biological science, or equivalent experience.

At least 5 years relevant experience in pharmaceutical industry and/or CRO or similar

Demonstrated success in client interaction, proposal development and sound project plans, presentation to clients at VP and higher levels and develop client relationships

Demonstrated experience in working effectively with business development, sales and customer service organizations

Experience in managing and leading cross functional teams effectively

Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of St. Charles, Missouri are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

Eurofins is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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