CMC Project Manager (m/f/d)


Düsseldorf, NW, DE, 40468 Garching, BY, DE, 85748 Goettingen, NI, DE, 37081 Werne, NW, DE, 59368 Berlin, BE, DE, 13509 RP, DE SH, DE Goettingen, NI, DE, 37081 SL, DE Limay, FR, 78520 NW, DE Bielefeld, NW, DE, 33605 Waltrop, NW, DE, 45731 HH, DE TH, DE BW, DE ST, DE Bielefeld, NW, DE, 33605 BB, DE Goettingen, NI, DE, 37081 BE, DE Großebersdorf, AT, 2230 SN, DE HE, DE Goettingen, NI, DE, 37081 MV, DE HB, DE Ploermel, FR, 56803 Holzwickede, NW, DE, 59438 Livingston, GB, EH53 0TH Schaffhausen, CH, 8207 NI, DE Goettingen, NI, DE, 37081 Tampere, FI BY, DE Goettingen, NI, DE, 37081 London, GB, SW1H 0HW NO

Job Function:  Development
Anticipated Start Date:  July 2024
Job Type:  Full-Time

Are you looking for...

an exciting professional challenge? 

We are one of the leading European contract manufacturers in the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare sectors, with some 2,200 employees in Germany, France, Finland, UK and Norway. For us, the next step is always the one that matters most. Our fast pace drives us forward, fills our working environment with life and spurs our growth. Our winning formula for shared success: room for passion. Because we know that passion is the best medicine when it comes to excellent service around the world. Welcome to NextPharma.

Become a part of our team at NextPharma as:


CMC Project Manager (m/f/d)


What duties does this role involve?


The development group at NextPharma is organized in an across-site organization. The role of CMC Project Manager reports to the Director CMC – Pharmaceutical Development and deals with projects in the development of pharmaceutical products at all our NextPharma sites.


  • Project management of customer projects for liquid, semi-solid, solid and ophthalmic dosage forms in early- or late-stage development, technology screening, clinical supply or commercial readiness.
  • Management of project teams, meetings, timelines, milestones, risks and issues, financial outlook and invoicing
  • Support with document elaboration required for QbD based product development (such as QTPPs, risk assessments, development reports)
  • Coordination of customer communication and representation of NextPharma’s project management and development team
  • Elaboration of concepts and strategies for formulation and process development
  • Scientific advice for drug product development of liquid, semi-solid and solid dosage forms
  • Technical support of business development in the context of new customer acquisition
  • Evaluation and feasibility assessment of project inquiries
  • Elaboration of development offers
  • Participation and support of global project management initiatives
  • Representation of NextPharma’s Development services on conferences and trade fairs 


What do we offer you?


  • Customized onboarding
  • Mobile working, flexible working hours and 30 vacation days
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Employee events and company sports
  • Further training at the internal NextAcademy
  • Internal advancements and cross-location career opportunities
  • Employee Discounts


What are we looking for in applicants?


  • University degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent, if possible, with Ph.D.
  • Several years of work experience in pharmaceutical development and project management
  • Profound experience in formulation development, scale up and process development of liquid, semi-solid and solid dosage forms
  • Experience in early phase development desirable
  • Strong communication skills, hands-on mentality with a high level of self-motivation, capable to work under minimal supervision
  • Customer centric problem solving mindset
  • Fluent in English
  • Willingness to travel (>30%)


It's time for your next chapter:

We look forward to receiving your application.