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Head - Pharmaceutical Development Services - LifeSciences - South Asia

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Date: Apr 8, 2018

Location: Mumbai, India, IN, 400079

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 35102


Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Estane® Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.



Summary of Responsibilities

This is a new role designed to respond the growth of the complex drug delivery market in India.  The primary responsibility is to develop a strategic and tactical plan for the development of complex drug development and pre-formulation in the region.  The incumbent in this role will be engaged in a variety of activities that include strategic account management and planning, complex project management in a pharmaceutical environment, defining the business strategy for new opportunities, building key relationships within the value chain, ultimately negotiating and closing business deals.


Essential Job Functions  

  • Lead effort to analyze market, and make recommendations concerning targets
  • Identify, generate and capture more value from new solutions.
  • Define and refine key strategic customers and establish strong collaborative relationships
  • Negotiate development/licensing agreements
  • As the local PSI expert, provide technical guidance and support to the commercial and technical team in an advisory role. 


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutics or related field with minimum of 10-15 years of relevant pharmaceutical formulation, marketing and sales experience and project management experience.
  • Proficiency in design, formulation and testing of various pharmaceutical dosage forms, including solid dosage forms and drug delivery systems, as demonstrated through scientific publications, patents and regulatory (CMC) submissions
  • Knowledge of drug development global process and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build professional relationships with customers
  • Strong drive for execution of results
  • High level of detail orientation
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally (up to 30%)


About Us : Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Private Limited (LZAM) is part of The Lubrizol Corporation a Berkshire Hathaway company, an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.

LZAM South Asia is having diverse business segments and plants in India and is responsible for business development of ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.

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