Senior CMC Project Manager


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client Janssen Vaccines & Prevention we are searching for a Senior CMC Project Manager.

In your role as CMC project manager you are responsible for Program and Strategic Planning, Operations Management and Leadership, Product development & Submission Management and Oversight alignment to customers. Also Program Information/Communication Management, Program Timelines, Resources, and Cost Management will be part of your daily tasks.

You will:
  • Provide CMC Team Support and represent “CMC PM” at the PMT Team;
  • Translate the CMC strategy into realistic and executable CMC deliverables with clear assumptions based on CMC & Commercial input;
  • Support risk management process;
  • Work out scenarios to support decision making in line with CMC, JSC and CDT strategy;
  • Manage the CMC end-to-end process from pre-NME through launch;
  • Proactively plan and manage the cross-functional project deliverables that support the CMC development and Commercial Launch;
  • Active follow-up on the progression of all CMC activities required to successfully launch product;
  • Own the CMC schedule in V6, including creation, monitoring and maintenance from pre-NME through launch;
  • Resource (FTE & OOP) & Budget Management in close partnership with Functional Planning and Program Coordinators
  • Work in close collaboration with the CDT Program Management Leader (CDT-PML) to ensure alignment of the CMC strategy with the CDT strategy;
  • Work in close collaboration with the PMT Program Managers to ensure alignment of functional strategies with the CMC strategy;
  • Proactively identify areas of need within the department and works to mitigate them;
  • Identify, develop and implement best practices related to CMC, PMT and NPT Teams;
  • Proactively outline new processes and supports the integratration of enabling technologies into the team setting to drive efficiency.


We are looking for an experienced candidate with a background in pharmaceuticals or life sciences. You have at least 8-10 years relevant work experience including 4-6 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Experience in areas such as manufacturing, active pharmaceutical ingredient, drug product development, CMC regulatory and/or analytical development is required. Experience with developing dossiers for health authorities as well as Professional Project Management certification (e.g.. PMP) is a plus.
Are you the experienced CMC project manager we are looking for?


Assignment for 1 year with possible extension. 40 hours per week

Company profile

Janssen Vaccines & Prevention is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. They focus on the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to protect people world-wide from infectious diseases.


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