Process Validation Specialist

  • Contract
  • Dublin

Website Ref: TPM04280

Our client is a global biologics company based in West Dublin and is looking for a Process Validation Specialist who will be responsible for developing Validation and Technical Standards and Guidelines for Process validation and Technical transfer programs across the internal and external manufacturing network.


  • Primary responsibilities include developing and maintaining Process Validation, continued process verification and other technical standards.
  • This will ensure that technical guidelines are fit for purpose across multiple modalities and are updated as new modalities are introduced to the pipeline.
  • The role will also support the development of a Knowledge Management framework for the Global Technical Operations department.
  • The role will also support internal and external sites as they build and execute Process validation and tech transfer strategy to support the product pipeline.
  • The role will work across multiple functions and collaborate closely with Global Product Development, Site Technical Services, Site Validation teams, Quality and Regulatory functions to shape standards and guidelines that are compliant with current regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Develop and support the implementation of scientifically sound, fit for purpose standards and procedures for process validation and other technical procedures based on current regulations, industry standards and industry practices.
  • Deliver associated training to colleagues.
  • Support the implementation of innovative and efficient approaches to validation and technical transfer by internal and external sites incorporating science and risk-based approach.
  • Support the development and implementation of process validation plans and other validation documentation in collaboration with the validation and technical SME network.
  • Build strong cross functional working relationships with stakeholders (Quality, Development, Technical Services and CMOs) to ensure high quality deliverables meeting cGMP and company validation requirements.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelors’ degree in a scientific discipline (Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry), or related field.
  • A minimum of 6-8 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry (Process Validation, Technical Services or Quality).
  • A minimum of 6 years’ direct experience in cGMP Process validation / technical transfer activities.
  • Extensive knowledge of Process Validation regulations, current process validation and technical transfer industry practices, and experience of interpretation and application of guidelines and regulations.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Experience of biopharmaceutical Bulk Drug Substance (BDS) manufacturing and aseptic fill finish.
  • Demonstrated active participation in industry and regulatory forums shaping validation practices and strategy.
  • Strong track record of working in a global and matrix environment and working cross functionally.

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