Upstream Tech Transfer Lead

Posted 02 March 2023
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJogesh Bowry

Job description

BioTalent are partnered with a global leader in the Pharmaceutical industry to support the hire of a Tech Transfer Lead, specialising in upstream biologics production processes, based in the Walloon region of Belgium.


This role will offer you:

  • A pivotal role in the MSAT team, leading Technology Transfers cross functionally whilst leading a team to support PPQ and manufacturing activities.


You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the execution for the transfer of late-stage and commercial processes into a GMP manufacturing environment, providing cross-functional programme leadership to ensure project milestones and deadlines are met.
  • Acting as an SME in Upstream activities to support the shop-floor manufacturing line, including support with deviations and investigations, leading continuous process verification, and managing the production life-cycle.
  • Line management of a small team to support with MSAT activities within USP, supporting their effectiveness and development.
  • Authoring and reviewing technical documentation to a high standard related to transfers, regulatory submissions, and PPQ activities.


You will bring the following:

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant Life Science subject e.g. Biochemical Engineering, Bioprocessing, Biotechnology, Cellular Biology.
  • Industrial experience within a late stage development or manufacturing environment, with expertise in the upstream production of biologics through mammalian cell lines.
  • Experienced in leading end-to-end process transfer projects into GMP regulated environments.


BioTalent Ltd are acting as an employment agency in relation to this opportunity. Please reach out to if you have any initial queries.