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Senior Technical Expert(Great China)

Your role:

Based on a strong understanding of current and anticipating future customer, market and regulatory needs, the  Technical Manager, Greater China for Global Field Technical Services is responsible for providing scientific excellence for the  Greater China Biologics customer. He/She will identify emerging products, technology trends, custom requirements and champion custom activities that will grow the business from the Asia Pacific region.  The job holder performs duties independently whilst working in collaboration with global teams including UK and US Field Technical Services, Testing R & D,  Operations, Sales & Marketing, and Quality Assurance.  The Technical Manager reports to the Global Head of Field Technical  Services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Act as the technical expert in the Biologics CLC, LRT and VC areas for the BioReliance China customers, providing scientific and technical thought leadership directly to the client.  Act as the scientific support for clients; providing technical input into relevant programs with ongoing scientific support with custom projects and ensure scientific and technical solutions meet current regulatory expectations 
  • Support to Sales and Operations for major customer acquisitions by providing scientific and regulatory support, generate custom proposals to win new orders.  Owns the scientific and regulatory relationship with key clients.
  • Must have multi-scientific knowledge: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Virology, Immunoassays and work closely with other Field Technical Services representatives
  • Understand regulatory direction for specific regulatory agencies in  AP region, with focus in CFDA, but ensure knowledge and understanding of global regulatory needs
  • Monitor industry trends to ensure that Merck BioReliance remains at the forefront of scientific advancements in the field of Biologics; review and recommend potential technical developments to wider business
  • Interact proactively and productively with colleagues within the global commercial team and senior leadership  team 
  • Act as scientific thought leader for the BioReliance business in the Greater China region  

Who you are:

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences relevant scientific field or equivalent experience.

Experience:

  • At least 8 years of relevant experience, ideally balanced in biologics development and/or manufacturing, quality and technical operations within a global, multi-site environment.
  • Relevant industry experience in a pharmaceutical, biologics and/ or medical device environment is required. Experience within a regulated environment and ability to interact effectively with regulatory agencies.
  • Strong interpersonal experience with a demonstrated ability to lead and influence teams and individuals is required
  • Strong negotiating skills required. As “voice of the expert”, provide effective communication and working relationships with customers.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills in both English and Chinese (or equivalent Asian language)
  • Demonstrates strong client facing skills
  • Willingness to work on weekends, and off hours

Functional area: Strategy & Business Development

Job Requisition ID:  183267
Location:  Shanghai - all
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.


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