Helsinn is a privately owned pharmaceutical group with an extensive portfolio of marketed cancer care products and a robust drug development pipeline. Since 1976, Helsinn has been improving the everyday lives of patients, guided by core family values of respect, integrity and quality. The Group works across pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and nutritional supplements and has expertise in research, development, manufacture and the commercialization of therapeutic and supportive care products for cancer, pain and inflammation and gastroenterology.

In 2016, Helsinn created the Helsinn Investment Fund to support early-stage investment opportunities in areas of unmet patient need. The company is headquartered in Lugano, Switzerland, with operating subsidiaries in Switzerland, Ireland, the U.S., Monaco, and China, as well as a product presence in approximately 190 countries globally.

   For our Pharmaceutical Development Division in Lugano we are looking for a:


   Responsibilities include:

  • Support CMC managers in managing projects; specifically:
    1. CMOs selection, qualification and monitoring
    2. Executing Technology transfer
    3. Executing registration program
  • Ensure all documentation associated with a project is reviewed and filed appropriately
  • Organize shipping of samples and reference standards
  • Prepare new SOPs and SOP updates associated with new and existing projects
  • Perform quality check of preclinical data set (SEND)
  • Review of CMC/preclinical regulatory files

The successful candidate has the following qualifications:

  • A University Degree in life sciences (Chemistry, Pharmacy, Biology or another life science)
  • 6 months/ 1year experience is preferred
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken
  • Knowledge of autonomy in determining priorities and executing all tasks specific to the role
  • Good analytical and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills relating well at all levels, both internally and externally are fundamental
  • Loyalty and high motivation
  • Availability to travel frequently

Helsinn Healthcare SA is offering attractive conditions and a pleasant working environment in a highly motivated team.

Please send relevant application with CV to: