GLP Operations Lead (Senior Manager)

Pearl River, New York
Closing date
Jan 25, 2022

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This position is in our Vaccine Research and Development - Analytical Development group. You will lead the expanding analytical GLP operation and ensure GLP readiness in support of release and stability of pre-clinical Toxicology vaccine materials. Your core responsibilities include maintaining a GLP-compliant analytical operation, providing technical leadership, strategy, and guidance to the analytical GLP group.

  • Acts as GLP technical expert providing leadership and direction to direct reports and other teams across Analytical and Formulation Development
  • Identifies existing GLP process improvements and develops innovative, advanced new concepts that improve the GLP-analytical work processes within Vaccines Research and Development - Analytical Development
  • Manages and leads people and GLP resources within Vaccine Research and Development - Analytical Development for multiple projects with a focus on method qualification and GLP sample testing using analytical and bioanalytical assays (HPLC, UV, ELISA, nephelometry, etc.) to support characterization and stability of various vaccine candidates (including nucleic acids, proteins, conjugates, and adjuvants).
  • Ensures compliant state of the Analytical GLP operation and leads investigations.
  • Provides input to senior management decisions that have impact on business direction and long-term strategy within Vaccine Research and Development - Analytical Development
  • Collaborate as necessary with appropriate leaders/scientists within Vaccines and across other departments
  • Authors, and critically reviews all GLP technical documentation.

  • BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline with a minimum of 7 years of related GXP operations experience, MS with a minimum of 6 years of related GXP operations experience or PhD with a minimum of 3 years of related GXP operations experience.
  • Extensive working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and analytical method qualification based on ICH guidelines
  • Experience working in a vaccines and/or biopharmaceuticals environment
  • Experience supporting release and stability of materials characterized under GLP to be used in drug safety studies
  • Experience authoring and critically reviewing technical documents, including but not limited to SOPs, COCs and deviation investigations.
  • Experience leading/managing a team, including setting objectives and performance management
  • Experience leading direct reports, strategizing, and prioritizing group activities based on project priorities and timelines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Standard conditions - sitting, standing


40 hours per week


Eligible for Relocation Package

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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