Novartis Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Principal Scientist

Job Location:  Hyderabad
Job Description:  SkillSet: process development, validation, research, development, continuous improvement facilitation.
To develop our growing pipeline of products we are looking for a Principal Scientist in the area of pharmaceutical development to work with our RD team based in Genome Valley, Hyderabad. He/She will play a key role in the development of oral solid and liquid dosage forms (including poorly soluble compounds) and contribute to the overall Technical Research and Development Strategies and Goals.
The Principal Scientist will lead and manage all assigned project/network activities and apply scientific/technical expertise to address complex RD issues for the preparation and timely delivery of drug products (DP), processes and procedures. Develop and coach the team in scientific rigor and practices as appropriate.
Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. To ensure high-quality products are developed applying risk analysis and QbD methodologies.
2. To develop and achieve robust formulations and processes through optimization, scale-up and validation work and provision of the required documentation to allow worldwide registration.
3. To work in multidisciplinary and international project teams and represent Pharmaceutical Development in external collaborations, resulting in a wide range of scientific and strategic results.
4. To work in a GMP-role across manufacturing, documentation, data management, and quality management aspects
5. To plan, supervise and report internal, external technical development campaigns between Development sites and production sites (internal and 3rd parties) as well as clinical supply campaigns.
6. The development of new technologies and the supervision of scientific projects are future scopes in this role.
Minimum requirements What you ll bring to the role:
M.Pharma or Advanced Scientific Degree (Ph.D.) in Science.
M.Pharma with 10 years+ of experience with a minimum of 3 years of handling projects independently or Ph.D. with 4-6 years experience in Industry is required.
Experience in the development of pharmaceutical formulations - ideally oral dosage forms is mandatory.
A solid understanding of QbD and biopharmaceuticals will be required to be successful in this role.
Functional Area:  Bio Tech / R&D / Scientist
Experience:  10 - 12 years
Qualification:  ("Science in M.Pharma") OR ("Ph.D/Doctorate in any field")
Salary:  10 Lakh to 14 Lakh INR
Novartis Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Job Ad publication date: 22 Jan 2021