Roles and Responsibilities:
? Provide scientific and professional leadership to scientists working in the area of reference standard evaluation in accordance with established SOPs, business practices and best practices.
? Make significant contributions to the credibility and enforceability of USP and NF standards
? Support and help to improve the USP-China quality management system related Reference standards.
? Assure accurate and timely testing and reporting of all results.
? Develop and implement testing strategies and program definition subject to USP Reference Standards Committee policies through coordination with the USP Reference standard division.
? Establish and monitor priorities consistent with the organization’s mission.
? Assist management in planning, implementing and evaluating laboratory procedures/systems
? Participate in committees and task forces for strategic planning of the organization.
? Coordinate with HR to establish personnel needs for the laboratory operation, recruit laboratory personnel to ensure full staffing and performance.
? Identify the training needs of the team to ensure productivity and quality of work.
? Responsible for preparation/review and implementation of SOPs, protocols, reports etc.
? Develop and implement laboratory budget, including expenses for personnel, travel, supplies, and capital expenditure.
? Supervise Laboratory Operations Team.
? Work closely with other Laboratories on resource sharing and adjustment as needed.
? Ensure laboratory safety and compliance. Frequently monitor and report related activities, events and issues where appropriate.
? Collaborate with USP corporate and global sites staff in various technical, SMPO, and program unit teams and functions.
? Perform other duties as assigned.
? Ph.D. or equivalent professional degree with a major in some field of chemistry with at least ten (10) years of broad analytical laboratory experience or an MS in some field of chemistry with at least twelve (12) years of relevant experience.
? Minimum of 5 years of experience supervising, leading teams, training, or mentoring of other staff members.
? More than 5 years hands on R&D experience of drug discovery or drug product development experience are required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
? Must have demonstrable a comprehensive understanding of the analytical science and familiarity with analytical instrumentation
? Previous success as a manager in an analytical laboratory with experience in training and developing subordinates is essential.
? Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills are required.
? Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to function in a team-oriented environment are necessary.