Project Manager, API Technology & Portfolio Management

  • Tilburg
  • 7500.00 - 8500.00
  • 32-40 hours
  • Master degree


Our client is a leading project management and engineering company for industry around the world.


Our client is a leading project management and engineering company for industry around the world. Their reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with their customers, offering them innovative designs and cost-effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence. They offer Full Service Engineering for their customers, including project and program management, purchasing, design, construction management, health and safety management, commissioning, qualification and start-up for numerous projects in various market sectors.


  • Ph.D. Degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry or equivalent. Additional a Six Sigma certification is preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in human or animal health working within a c.GMP environment
  • Experience with API production and development processes.
  • Extensive experience working with external international suppliers
  • Experience with process development and scale-up and or technical transfer and be familiar with chemical processes
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and process improvement for chemical manufacturing for API is preferred.
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with technical, quality and operations leaders in the internal and external network
  • Ability to use Microsoft Project 2010
  • Ability to communicate with Chinese and Indian suppliers and manage across time and space is required.
  • The ability to travel up to 30%

What do you get?

  • Pension entitlement as from day one
  • Collective WGA / WIA insurance
  • NBBU / ABU collective labor agreement
  • 25 holidays days
  • 8,33% holiday allowance
  • 100% payment in case of illness after one waiting day
  • Travel allowance

Note: Contractors are also welcome to apply


Purpose of the role:
We are looking for candidates whom can demonstrate strong Project Management skills with experience in Pharma API (Animal Health preferable), technology transfer, and a highly regulated manufacturing and chemical environment. The candidate will be able to demonstrate achievements in process improvement and development as well as strong examples of prolonged partnership with external manufacturers and suppliers.

Main responsibilities:
  • Leveraging external suppliers (mainly based in India) for API development and full-scale production including sourcing, technical transfer, R&D, process improvement, and troubleshooting
  • Interfacing with the External Manufacturing & Global Procurement organization to develop and manage the supply base and complete sourcing projects
  • Define the requested services including generating technical packages, lead technical due diligence for supplier selection
  • Follow-up the quality and the timeliness of the delivered services
  • Act as overall project lead on Technical Transfer projects.
  • Creating and ensuring the overall technical transfer schedules including regulatory and formulation site inputs are appropriate.
  • Working closely with external suppliers to assess the chemistry and processing equipment and limit risk on transfer
  • Conducting troubleshooting exercises and process improvements with the existing API suppliers


Bas Lokhorst


Send your resume to referring to job id (1019)

More information?

Please contact Bas Lokhorst working at our office in Zoetermeer, phone number +31 6 82 43 66 08


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