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Research and Development Head (R&D Formulation) (Pharmaceutical, Home

Care, Personal Care), Greater Jakarta

Position type:

Production Management
Consumer Goods / FMCG
10 October 2016

Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of the worlds leading consumer goods companies. Our respected client is seeking
a research and development (R&D) professional, preferably with experience in a multinational pharmaceutical or personal care
company, for job of Research and Development Head (Formulation), to be based in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia.
Key job responsibilities include:

Develop and co-create the innovation pipeline and product improvement ideas in line with organization growth agenda.

Lead cost reduction projects through innovative packaging and new formulations.

Establish world class R&D process, facilities and infrastructure.

Build and Lead a technical team to deliver excellence in R&D Scientific Services in Indonesia.

Working closely with Marketing to deliver product launches successfully and on time in the region and to support business
development initiatives with claims and demos, including comparisons with competitor products:

Drive the technical work on cost saving initiatives and be the R&D voice in the region for all cost saving work;

Working effectively with key functional groups (Regulatory, Quality, HR, and Finance) to support in a fast and professional
way the three key stakeholders mentioned above.

Allocation of resources within the team to meet agreed project objectives, timelines and raise and resolve any projects
priority conflicts.

Build a cohesive, motivated and professional team within a results-oriented culture, where personal responsibility/initiative,
teamwork, and mutual respect are the key.

Be responsible for the development of his/her team members to enable them to achieve their full potential including
project management and formulation development.

Be responsible for local budget allocation, tracking and management.

Recruit team members to ensure strengthening of the bench.

Responsible for ensuring that all development activity within the team conforms with legislative, Health and Safety and
environmental requirements.

Key job requirements include:

Bachelors degree in chemistry or pharmacy from reputable university, a Master degree is an advantage.

10 to 15 years experience in R&D roles

A track record of developing successful innovations

FMCG Background (for household and personal care)

Have strong leadership, planning and target control

Have knowledge on concept and strategy of product development

Have ability to maintain relationship both externally and internally, team player and result oriented

Preferable have Fluent English communication and computer literate

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Senior Director/Vice President of Research and Development, Product

Job description
Division: Research and Development
Employment: Regular, Full Time
Level: Senior Director/ Vice President
Location: United States - CA Santa Rosa (remote)
Job Category: Research and Development, Formulation, Process and Analytical

Job Description Primary Role

The Senior Director (Sr. Dir)/Vice President (VP) of Product Development is responsible
for supporting the company with expertise in product formulation development, drug
substance synthesis, drug product development and manufacture, regulatory and
analytical support for all products. The Sr. Director VP actively manage contractors to
achieve the product development goals. The incumbent also supports development,
implementation, and management of departmental processes and resource allocation.
The Sr. Director/VP may also represent R&D by interacting with Health Authorities, and
participating in due diligence.


Responsible for selecting external Collidion contractors as well as leading the team
managing the day-to-day contractor activities.
Responsible for providing strategic guidance regarding drug formulation
development to Collidion project teams.
Leads the development of drug formulation with Collidion contractors.
Leads the manufacturing of drug substances and drug products with Collidion

Writes or reviews manufacturing production records and development reports for

drug products.
Writes or reviews analytical method development and stability protocols and
reviews resulting data.
Ensures development of robust chemical and finished product processes through
the use of operational excellence tools such as QbD.
Responsible for managing and developing reporting staff.
Participates and contributes to Due Diligence assessment of potential product
licensing or company acquisition opportunities as required.
Delivers CMC Quality Documents (Module 3 and relevant part of Module 2) and
supports the QA department by providing regulatory annual updates, ensuring full
compliance with relevant regulatory authority quality standards.
Leads or contributes to R&D Process improvement initiatives.
Participates in Collidion Product Strategy and Project Teams. In some circumstances,
may be requested to act as the Lead for R&D functions.
Leads and assists in the development and implementation of departmental
processes, procedures and policies.

Education & Experience Requirements

Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering,

Pharmacy, or closely related field. P
10 - 12 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Must have a least 10 years of experience in formulation development and/or

Employment type
Job function

Meet Collidion Inc.

Pharmaceuticals 2-10 employees Founded 2015 Privately Held
Collidion Inc. is a private healthcare company based out of Santa Rosa, CA.
Founded in mid 2015, the company acquires, licenses, and develops drugs and
medical devices into subsidiaries of Collidion. We are working to build these
unique partnerships into greater opportunities for tomorrow. The
companyinvests industry expertise and capital network to reposition these
technologies based on individually developed strategies. Working with medical
partners in the U.S. and abroad to develop technologies into recognizable
solutions for patients and medical professionals, we are striving to improve the
future of global healthcare. Our team values innovation, scientific rigor,
collaboration and a passion for change.
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