Head Technology Transfer (m/f), Gaillard

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Head Technology Transfer (m/f), Gaillard

Chemical industry
Pharmaceutical industry
Offer archived at 22/12/2023

Bayer Direct Services GmbH

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Your Tasks and responsibilities

Establishing the strategic focus of the Tech Transfer group by :

  • Working with the Development Centre Head to establish overall TT strategy and operating model
  • Defining and communicating TT-specific objectives that deliver winning consumer propositions
  • Providing technical leadership to the TT team and representing TT function on cross-functional projects
  • Managing the investment plan for the GMP area and leading investment projects as required.
  • Ensuring that TT maintains a best-in-class position relating to cutting edge technology, technical capabilities aligned with the business needs, efficient practices and overall operation model
  • Effectively planning, monitoring and managing department and TT capital budget.

Lead process development and technology transfer by:

  • Leading the optimisation and pilot phases for all Nutritionals, Digestive Health and Dermatology NPD projects,
  • Ensuring that robust and cost effective processes are developed according to business need and agreed timelines,
  • Leading the production of optimisation, pilot and industrial feasibility batches,
  • Organising all development trials and activities required to ensure successful and timely transfer of NPD project to the production sites,
  • Providing technical leadership to the TT team,
  • Ensuring that the TT developments are performed in accordance with internal SOPs and appropriate regulatory guidelines,
  • Answering deficiency letters from regulatory authorities related to process development and technology transfer,
  • Representing TT in Global Project Teams.

Manage the GMP facility:

  • Ensuring that the GMP area is maintained in accordance with GMP requirements,
  • Ensuring that pilot equipment is scalable to an industrial scale
  • Retain and grow global world-class capability, ensuring new approaches to drive efficiency are evaluated/developed.

Effectively leverage relationships and allocate resources by:

  • Ensuring strong people development and a talent pipeline
  • Managing interactions with other product development teams,
  • Be externally focussed to keep current with the latest technologies
  • Effectively managing relationships with Product Supply, GQM and manufacturing sites,
  • Working with Product Supply to develop standardised equipment/processes.

Manage the Technical Operations Group :

  • Oversee the supply of human trials samples
  • Oversee the provision of technical supplies for the labs and pilot plant including all technical ordering
  • Manage the technical and operational maintenance for instrumentation in the labs and pilot plant.
  • Oversee the materials and samples storage facility


  • Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant scientific discipline
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the FMCG/ FMCH area
  • Track record of NPD launches and leading development of new innovative products
  • Knowledge of GMP and GLP requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal leadership and communication skills with a demonstrated experience of managing a team effectively.


Offer archived at 22/12/2023

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