Vice President, Technical Operations - Palo Alto, CA | Biospace
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Vice President, Technical Operations

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc

Palo Alto, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Chemical Engineering, CMC, Contracts, Manufacturing/Production, Pharmaceutical,

Job Description

Position Summary:

This is a Senior Management position reporting to the Chief Business Officer.  The candidate will be a member of the Executive Leadership team of Eiger Pharmaceuticals and have oversight of Pharmaceutical and Technical Operations.

Essential Functions:

•   This individual will report to the Chief Business Officer and will be responsible for leading all facets of chemical manufacturing and pharmaceutical development activities for Eiger Pharmaceuticals’ investigational and commercial products
•   Will be responsible for building and managing analytical, formulation, preformulation and manufacturing operations
•   Define and execute CMC regulatory strategy with input from regulatory and compliance functions
•   Develop successful CMC relationships with corporate alliance partners
•   Prepare and maintain department budgets
•   Participate in defining strategic goals and objectives for company
•   Evaluate and provide recommendations for in-licensing and/or acquisition of product assets
•   Provide leadership, guidance, development and mentoring of internal and external parties composed of CMC, preclinical, clinical, regulatory, project management and business development members


•   Ph.D in chemistry/chemical engineering or related discipline
•   15 years in the Pharmaceutical industry
•   Must be able to work effectively with Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Project Management to meet aggressive deadlines
•   Excellent leadership capabilities, exceptional communication skills, ability to keep calm and focused under pressure, tactful, diplomatic, creative, scientific interest and ability
•   Strong organizational abilities
•   Motivated, self directed

Preferred Certifications/Licensures:

•   None

Travel Requirements:

•   Low, < 15% (domestic and international)