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Senior Scientist, Regulatory Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC)

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing Engineer


Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Job Description

The Position

Reporting to the Lead of the Dermatology Product Portfolio in Organon Regulatory CMC, the Sr. Scientist is responsible for implementing Regulatory Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls (CMC) strategies for assigned small molecule or biological products in accordance with global regulations, guidance and defined regulatory strategies. The Senior Scientist is responsible for the preparation and review of the information required for the development of regulatory CMC dossiers for commercial products. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Provide input to global product and project regulatory strategies by performing assessments of CMC changes, identifying global regulatory requirements, and critically evaluating supporting documentation to assess acceptability and identify potential risks.

  • Execute regulatory strategies by leading the development, authoring, and review of CMC submission components and documentation to support post-approval supplements, annual reports, registration renewals, and responses to health authority questions per established business processes and systems.

  • Liaise with Organon Manufacturing & Supply colleagues and external partners to support compliant execution of change management and conduct all activities with an unwavering focus on regulatory conformance.

  • Assess and communicate potential regulatory risks and propose mitigation strategies.

  • Deliver all regulatory milestones for assigned products across the product lifecycle.

  • Identify and communicate potential regulatory issues to Organon Regulatory CMC management, as needed.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree, in a science, engineering, or a related field. Fields of study include Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, Virology, Molecular Biology, or Biochemistry with at least 4 years of relevant experience including biological/pharmaceutical research, manufacturing, testing or a related field OR

  • Advanced degree (MS, MBA, Ph.D., PharmD) with at least 2 years of relevant experience including biological/pharmaceutical research, manufacturing, testing or a related field

  • Direct experience in Regulatory CMC is preferred

  • The candidate must be proficient in English; additional language skills are a plus.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Experience in reviewing scientific information to assess technical merits and suitability of scientific rationale to ensure information is presented clearly and conclusions are adequately supported by data.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate issues in a succinct and logical manner.  Strong listening skills.

  • Demonstrated understanding of related fields (e.g., pharmaceutical manufacturing, analytical testing, and quality assurance).  

  • Demonstrated ability to generate innovative solutions to problems and effectively work with and communicate to key stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated flexibility in responding to changing priorities or dealing with unexpected events.

  • Capability to handle multiple priorities and balance work to achieve business goals.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. 


Relocation assistance is not provided for this position.

Secondary Job Description

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our applicants.

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Annualized Salary Range

Annualized Salary Range (Global)

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No relocation

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Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites


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Requisition ID:R524031