Associate Director Transfer Task Force US Region

at Merck in Millsboro, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

As part of the Global Science & Technology Network our goal is to deliver site-to-site transfers within Large Molecules on time and within budget to ensure compliant and unconstraint supply of Animal Health vaccines supporting growth of the business. Our team has end-to-end responsibility for successful site-to-site transfer execution? and is providing end-to-end support to manufacturing sites and transfer leads as well as portfolio management and governance for all site-to-site transfer activities. We ensure a standardized approach for the execution of process transfers and a close collaboration with our manufacturing sites and global functions across regions? and give end-to-end support to intra-site transfers as requested by sites?. Our team ensures alignment of transfer activities with the company’s strategy by close collaboration with the Network & Strategy Development Office.

Job description

+ Provide right tools (transfer methodology & training), right level of visualization (reporting tool & governance) and coaching to transfer teams and sponsors? within the US

+ Responsible to lead the US Transfer Governance Team Meeting and US portfolio reviews

+ End-to-End oversight and coordination of site-to-site transfer execution (Block 2-6)

+ POC for donor & receiving site and global functions ?

+ Technical support based on SME expertise within the Site-to-Site Transfer Team & Region?

+ Support of Scoping & Siting assessments (Block 1) and responsible for in time execution of transfer strategies within the US


+ Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology or relevant Science and/ or business subject

Job requirements

+ Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in a Regional role or with technology transfers across sites

+ Pharmaceutical and/or Biological process knowledge

+ Global regulatory awareness

+ Strong and effective communicator and negotiator

+ Strong Analytical and good decision-making skills

+ Project management experience of benefit

+ People management experience of benefit

+ Highly flexible and persistent personality

+ Able to allow a flexible working pattern to enable consistent support for various time zones

+ Good team-player skills and open mindset to work with different cultures

+ Good networker – ability to efficiently interact within complex organizations

+ Ability to maintain an overview of multiple (complex) projects and keep focus on key activities

+ Ability to work under high pressure and to meet critical timelines

+ Openness to travel abroad

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Knowledge of other languages is helpful



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Job Posting: JC258286323

Posted On: Apr 13, 2024

Updated On: Apr 21, 2024

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