Head of Technical Services

Job title : Head of Technical Services
Location : Liège, Belgium
Job type : Permanent
Salary : €100000 - €120000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Contact name : John Spring
Contact email : john.spring@secpharma.com
Head of Technical Services

This position is working for one of the world's leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing companies and will be part of the site's executive leadership team, looking after all of the technical services on the site. This will include setting and implementing a long-term strategic plan on side, looking after CAPEX, engineering, facilities management, maintenance and production. It is an excellent opportunity for an experienced leader within the pharmaceutical manufacturing field.

Salary & Benefits:

€100k + benefits, car, bonus (negotiable depending on experience)

Role and responsibilities:

*Coordination of activity of technical departments and their managers in order to deliver on plans and strategies within operations. These departments include; engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, facilities management, calibration and equipment management, operations technology
*Set the strategy of the site with the senior leadership team to all technical departments and make sure there are sufficient resources (personnel and equipment) to implement this
*Actively participate in leadership meetings and take charge of the CAPEX team
*Ensuring the company management systems are compliant with cGMP, working closely with the Head of QA to ensure robust CAPA processes and regulatory documents are in place
*Make sure that all technical departments are running efficiently, reliably and on time (including relevant reporting)
*Actively involved in improvement initiatives and acts as the primary point of contact for technical questions from auditors and customers
*Supervise and direct line manage 6 experienced personnel, assessing performance and taking control of professional development

Requires skills and qualifications:

*Degree (Master's preferred) in an engineering or scientific discipline
*10+ years' experience in the pharmaceutical (or similar) field, managing operations in GMP environments
*English and French business fluent
*Excellent managerial experience, directly managing teams
*Leadership experience in CAPEX management
*Budget management for a site

This is a very exciting role - it offers the chance to grow within a world leading organisation at a fast-paced site of around 150 people and with it comes excellent career progression opportunities. It is the perfect role for an experienced pharma manufacturing operations expert who has outstanding skills in communication, management, strategy and technical operations that is looking to expand their potential.


To apply for this position and put yourself under immediate consideration, send your CV to john.spring@secpharma.com or call +44 (0) 207 255 6600