Supply Process Development Manager

Pharma Supply Chain cGMP Project Managament


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client Astellas Pharma Europe B.V. we are searching for a Supply Process Development Manager.

  • B.Sc./M.Sc.
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Supply Chain
  • Regulatory requirements (cGMP)
  • Project Management

Do you like to lead a global team in the planning and execution of Supply Process Development (SPD) Strategic Projects? Then we are looking for you!
As a Supply Process Development Manager, you will lead specific projects and manage matrix project teams, coaching and developing to increase divisional project/change management capability. You need to have a project portfolio view on all projects/changes in the pipeline, liaising with key stake holders, identifying resource requirements and business impact, and preparing a projects roadmap for the Head of SPD and PTEC Leadership team to review. With a lead focus on compliance and global standardisation, you will lead strategic network projects, managing local activities, roles and responsibilities, driving efficient communication between the project team members, and ensure monitoring and reporting on project progress is delivered in a timely and efficient manner.


The ideal candidate has a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in a relevant field with at least 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, including experience with regulatory requirements (i.e. cGMP). Additionally, we need someone with Supply Chain and Project Management experience. We are looking for an enthusiastic leader who knows how to motivate others and with excellent interpersonal skills to manage different stake holders.


Salary: >5000
Days of leave: 25 + 13
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy
Project for at least 6 months

Company profile

Astellas is a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical company employing over 17,000 people worldwide with global sales exceeding 11 billion euro. The group’s EMEA headquarters are based in London, with affiliates throughout Europe engaged in research & development (R&D), manufacturing and sales & marketing. With over 4,500 employees, EMEA is an important and growing Astellas region, having key strengths in the therapy areas of Urology, Transplantation, Anti Infectives, Pain Management and Oncology. The global annual R&D investment of 15% to 20% of sales is evidence of the group’s commitment to improving the health of people worldwide through the provision of innovative and reliable products. Astellas employs around 950 persons in the Netherlands, in Leiden and Meppel.


Interested? Send us (CLS Services) a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form.
Location Leiden
Supply Process Development Manager

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