Senior Manager Virology & Cell Biology Services

Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior
Manager Virology & Cell Biology Services, are
+ Provide leadership and technical expertise of the
Quality Control (QC) virology and cell biology function including
product safety testing and process safety
+ Continually improve testing methods and implement
new test methods and Rapid Microbiological Methods in the area of
+ Provide effective leadership including: selecting
key personnel and motivating members of the functional area;
assisting with Performance Calibration/Talent Pool Management;
individual goal setting/performance reviews; managing the
development of employees, training and development; supporting
workforce diversity, quality, and safety;
+ Possess a strong and current knowledge of Good
Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance and maintain strong GMP
Compliance in the activities of the Microbiology
+ Provide support for Bayer business and strategic
+ Identify and implement opportunities for continual
improvement in the delivery of Virological and Cell Biology
+ Proactively identify and address potential problems
related to the successful delivery of Virological and Cell Biology
services by addressing unanticipated issues and problems in an
expedient, efficient, and cost effective manner;
+ Provide support for the functions of the quality
organization outside of areas of direct managerial and technical
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of
our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position,
Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the
Required Qualifications:
+ Bachelor?s Degree in a science or technical
+ Nine years of laboratory experience in
pharmaceuticals or a related industry with 3 years in management
positions or an equivalent combination of education and
+ Experience in the biopharmaceutical, biotechnology
or contract testing industry supporting virological and cell
biology testing;
+ Expert knowledge of cell line characterization
testing in support of biopharmaceutical
+ Expert knowledge of US and International Regulatory
requirements for virological control during the manufacturing of
licensed biopharmaceutical products;
+ Strong knowledge of current virology trends in the
pharma/biopharma industry and the ability to implement state of the
art practices;
+ Broad based knowledge of the cGMP (current GMP)
requirements for the manufacture and testing of biopharmaceutical
+ Strong leadership and interpersonal
+ The ability to self-motivate to a high level of
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Expert knowledge of all aspects of virology as
related to the manufacture of biopharmaceutical
+ Master?s degree or Ph.D.
Your application
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
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