Research and Development Manager-Chaing Mai

Location Thailand
Job reference BBBH34910_1676452762
Salary Negotiable
Job startdate
Consultant email [email protected]

Key Responsibility

  • Proactively and effectively lead R&D teams, formulators and R&D analysts, through the effective planning and execution of drug development process and R&D initiatives.

  • Ensure the project management in alignment with the established organizational objectives

  • Develop robust formulations and processes, scale-up and optimization of manufacturing process, execution of pre-exhibit and exhibit batches, scale up and technology transfer from R&D to production and to QC department to meet timelines and within budgets.

  • Plan and contribute to project-related scientific/technical activities (e.g., interpret results, critical assessment of data, draw relevant conclusions, and write reports).

  • Create and review product milestones and SOPs, as well as relevant documentation and test results for accuracy and completeness and compliance with SOPs/GMP requirement.

  • Effectively action and making decisions including issue managements for all R&D activities throughout scientific disciplines.

  • Work collaboratively with other cross-functional teams to execute product portfolios and change controls associated with manufacturing and packaging master records, SOPs, protocols and any other relevant documents.

  • Prepare documentation for regulatory purposes and coordinate with RA for drug dossier/variation filing and addressing deficiencies; provide relevant documents to RA in a timely manner for drug dossier/variation filing.

  • Develop robust lab-scale, pilot-scale and commercial-scale manufacturing process based on Quality by Design (QbD) principles using design of experiments (DOE). Recommend stage appropriate acceptance criteria. Utilize PAT where feasible. Utilize relevant statistical tools, as required

  • Manage, review and challenge the project budget plan and track the expenses as needed

  • Evaluate patents and develop non-infringement strategies

  • Interaction with API manufacturers, CROs, CMOs and outsourcing product developers/ laboratories as needed.

  • Support other activities relevant to quality issues


  • Doctor's or Master's degree in Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy.

  • 10+ years of experience in manufacturing pharmaceuticals.

  • 5+ years of experience as R&D Manager position.

  • Knowledge of PIC/S GMP and quality requirements related to pharmaceuticals including ICH, ASEAN Guideline.

  • Must be proficient in computer skills & software applications such as Microsoft Office tools.

  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision and able to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Must possess strong documentation and technical writing skills, and able to apply relevant scientific principles and practices.

  • Good communication skills, leadership skills and strategic thinking skills.

  • Good command of English Language.