Technical Proposals Manager Drug Product Services

Switzerland, Basel

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland, we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Technical Proposals Manager Drug Product Services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the creation of proposals that meets our customers’ needs

  • Responsible for the evaluation and translation of RFI’s/RFP ‘s into project scope, timelines, costs and pricing

  • Defines scope based on information from subject matter experts and evaluation team

  • Presents scope, operational model and costing to commercial development for sign off and price setting.

  • Connects with other sites and technologies to ensure the whole Customer Product Lifecycle

  • Organizes internal meetings to align team and assure collection of critical information

  • Acts as the liaison between the Sales team and Heads of Departments

  • Leads the proposal process and work closely with Business Development and Account Management

  • Generates technical project strategies to assist the customer

Key requirements:

  • Master’s in life sciences or related discipline

  • At least 3 years industry experience in a Pharmaceutical/CDMO company in the field of Drug Product

  • Solid understanding of Drug Product development

  • Ability to manage multiple, scientific projects and make sound scientific and regulatory interpretations and judgments.

  • Strong project coordination and management skills

  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills appropriate to a matrix environment

  • Ability to identify creative commercial, workable solutions

  • Proficient in both written and spoken English Language

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R44399