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Small Molecule CMC Leader

€negotiable plus excellent benefits | Belgium |  Manufacturing and Operations, Research & Development |  Permanent  | Ref:889309

The Role

Small Molecule CMC Leader - Global Pharmaceutical Company - Beerse Belgium - €negotiable plus excellent benefits


The Company

  • A global, market leading pharmaceutical company with focus on research and development to bring innovative and effective treatments from research stage to market.
  • Over 130 years within the pharmaceutical sector
  • Innovative and ground-breaking global healthcare products


The Role

  • Operating at a senior level within the CMC leadership team, you will lead multiple cross functional CMC teams
  • You'll communicate and execute the CMC strategy for the programs. Programs could include pre NME, post NDA/MAA approval as well as lifecycle management
  • You'll create and implement the development strategy, identifying risks and completing relevant CMC regulatory documents and responses
  • You'll develop, execute, align and communicate the CMC strategy of program to the wider business as well as scientifically challenging others
  • As well as focusing on CDT projects you will also identify and lead portfolio process improvement type projects



  • In depth knowledge and experience of CMC development and manufacturing
  • Excellent analysis skills, both scientific and data analysis as well as good experience in synthesising
  • Drug formulation experience
  • Excellent influencing skills especially with stakeholders
  • Experience in setting development and regulatory strategies for products in development
  • Masters or PhD educated in Life Sciences related field


What should you do next?

This exciting, role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work within a highly innovative company whilst utilising your scientific, leadership and manufacturing skills To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Hayley Shayestehroo

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work in the Regulatory Affairs team and recruit for Regulatory Affairs professionals at all levels within Pharma, Medical Devices companies and Regulatory Consultancies

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

I cover Regulatory Affairs positions at all levels within Pharma, Medical Devices and Regulatory Consultancies, these typically include;

Regulatory Affairs Associate jobs, Regulatory Affairs Executive jobs, Regulatory Affairs Senior Associate jobs, Regulatory Affairs Manager jobs, Regulatory Affairs Senior Manager jobs, Regulatory Affairs Director jobs, Regulatory Affairs Consultant jobs, Regulatory Writer jobs and Medical Writer jobs.

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

Within Medical Devices it is the transition from MDD to MDR in May 2020. A lot of medical device companies are hiring Regulatory professionals to prepare their company for the transition

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I take pride in getting to know my candidates on a personal level as well as professional. Changing jobs is a big decision for most people so I like to ensure I am placing my candidates in a role that not only matches their career aspirations but also suits their personal situation and key motivations.