Radius Health is searching for a Head of Pharmaceutical Science/Development, Tech Ops. with sound technical and leadership capabilities to develop our promising pipeline and support our commercial products. Reporting to the Senior VP of Technical Operation and a member of the Technical Operations Leadership Team, this role is accountable for leading and developing a high performance team responsible for developing early stage, late stage, and supporting commercial manufacturing to help our osteoporosis and oncology franchises bring innovative therapies to patients. The individual will have a well-established track record of successful leadership and will be responsible for establishing a clearly defined vision and objectives for the team aligned with company objectives. They also need to have a broad range of knowledge across the various functional areas in pharmaceutical development, understand manufacturing technologies, and people/organizational structures. The role enables high-performing internal and external development teams to successfully develop, commercialize, and file products. In addition, this role will oversee the development of peptides, small molecules, injectables, solid dosage form, and transdermal devices with associated analytical methods. Key responsibilities include leading and managing the pharmaceutical development staff, developing project strategies across various programs for drug substance, drug product, and analytical methods, building effective relationships with cross functional management and external partners, providing guidance for resolving technical challenges including commercial manufacturing, and providing guidance for regulatory filings.
Essential Leadership Capabilities:
The work is performed in a typical office environment with heavy computer duties. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle paperwork and sort, file or manipulate documents. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.