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Senior CMC Documentation Lead

Location Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden Job ID R-097572 Date posted 01/13/2021

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

We are now recruiting Senior CMC Documentation Leads to join our Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) Documentation team at Gothenburg, Sweden.

The CMC Documentation Group is a global group consisting of two teams, in UK and Sweden, who play a key role in ensuring that AstraZeneca’s CMC regulatory submissions for both clinical trials and marketing applications are delivered. The group manages a harmonised and effective authoring, review, approval and publishing process for the CMC elements of submissions and has accountability for the deliveries from Pharmaceutical Technology & Development (PT&D) and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharm Sci) to Regulatory Affairs.

What you will do?
As a Senior CMC Documentation Lead you will support clinical trials for phase 1 to phase 4 and marketing applications to obtain our commercial manufacturing license. You will be a key member of the CMC project team and have an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the regulatory processes, see the full range of Pharmaceutical Development documentation provided to authorities and lead teams across PT&D, Pharm Sci and regulatory departments in R&D. 
In this role you will be accountable for leading the production and delivery of CMC sections of all regulatory documents e.g. marketing and clinical study applications, responses to Health Authority questions and briefing documents. Your main responsibilities will include:

- Define which CMC documents are required 

- Prepare and run the CMC Submission Kick Off and review meetings

- Lead the delivery team (authors, reviewers, approvers) for the CMC part of submissions

- Lead the review process for all CMC documents, consolidating all comments 

- Drive the completion and on-time CMC approval of all CMC documents to submission ready standards

Required Skills
•    A University degree, preferably Chemistry or Pharmacy 
•    Experience using document management systems, e.g. CARA
•    Good understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process 
•    Excellent written and verbal in English 
•    Experience of leading teams

Desired Skills
•    Experience of managing delivery teams and CMC regulatory documentation in a pharmaceutical company

To be successful in this role we believe that you have a can-do attitude and an ability to set and manage priorities, resources and project initiatives. 

About AstraZeneca Gothenburg Hub
Our stunning campus in Gothenburg is one of AstraZeneca’s three strategic science centers. The site is home to over 2,500 employees, from 50 different nationalities. Gothenburg includes the complete range of functions, and as such offers plenty of development opportunities for a wide range of professionals. Our science teams in Gothenburg collaborate with academic and industry partners in Sweden and globally. And the site itself has been designed with collaboration in mind. From the Coffee Lab to exercise areas, we’ve built a series of environments where innovation can happen. 

What’s next!
If this sounds like the next challenge for you – apply today!
We look forward to your application no later than the January 31, 2021. For more information about the position please contact Birgitta Larsson (Mobile +46 (0)709131217).

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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