NPI Project Leader

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Date: May 29, 2019

Location: Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, BE

Help us transform patients’ lives.


At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?


To strengthen our Technical Operations, based in our Sterile Manufacturing department in Braine l’Alleud, Belgium, we are looking to fill the position of: NPI Project Leader .

Are you driven and enthusiastic in your approach? For UCB, you are a ‘drivethusiastic’ person. This very special blend of talent means you are pushed by a keenness to make a positive difference for patients.

As a UCB 'drivethusiastic' person and NPI Project Leader you like to work in an environment where you can:


• Coordinate a cross-functional team to deliver projects focusing on new product introduction

• Work on both chemical and biological entities for commercial and development activities

• Collaborate with internal Braine Technical Operations teams (Production, QA, QV, QC, Tech, supply,…) and external stakeholders (Pharma Sciences, Biotech Sciences, RA, …)


As a UCB 'drivethusiastic' person and NPI Project Leader  you will contribute by:

• Managing projects related to the introduction of new drug product, equipment & process

• Designing and challenge new manufacturing processes (EB, NCE & NBE)

• Organizing technology transfer to local teams or subcontractors

• Prepare the drug product launch (submission) with products technical solutions team (TST)

• Giving support to operational activitie


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

• Master’s degree as Bio-Engineer, Industrial Pharmacist, Ir or Industrial Engineer, or proven related experience

• Proven experience in management (project or business) at a department level

• More than 5 years of experience in the (bio)pharmaceutical industry

• Good knowledge of aseptic manufacturing practices

• Demonstrated experience in aseptic manufacturing, drug product process design, process performance qualification (PPQ), equipment design (URS, DV) and qualification (IQ, OQ, PQ)

• Proven communication & stakeholder management skills to work with cross-functional teams

• Fluent in French and English (reading, writing and speaking)


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