Require Formulation R&D Group Leader at Cipla- Apply before 31st May 2024


Website Cipla

About Cipla

Cipla is a leading global pharmaceutical company based in India. Founded in 1935 by Dr. Khwaja Abdul Hamied, Cipla has grown to become one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in India and has a significant presence in over 80 countries worldwide.

Cipla is known for its focus on providing affordable healthcare solutions, particularly in the areas of respiratory, cardiovascular, anti-infective, and oncology medications. The company has a strong emphasis on research and development, consistently innovating to bring new drugs to market.

In recent years, Cipla has expanded its operations through strategic acquisitions and partnerships, further solidifying its position in the global pharmaceutical industry. They are also actively involved in corporate social responsibility initiatives, particularly in the areas of healthcare access and education.

Post: Group Leader – Formulation R&D

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

Manage R&D development related operations for specific dosage form(s) to ensure on-time, within budget quality delivery along with a continuous focus on improvements.


I. Approve formulations strategy and project plan for specific dosage forms, through a streamlined process to reduce development timelines and facilitate on-time commercial delivery.
II. Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements for specific dosage form through all stages of formulation development by implementing regulatory guidelines and adapting to regulatory changes which may happen over the formulation’s development tenure.
III. Develop innovative platform technology products, delivery devices and packaging solutions based on inputs from relevant cross-functional teams.
IV. Identify clinical trial labs and drive completion of clinical studies by interacting with clinical labs to achieve a patient compliant product (accountability applicable only for topicals and consumer health team leader).
V. Drive and resolve issues related to manufacturing, analytical and RA and APIs for all manufacturing locations to reduce product cost and streamline processes of existing products.

Candidate Profile:

• M.Pharm / Ph. D
• 12-14 years of experience in formulation development in Solid Oral Dosage form including 3-5 years as Formulation development GL.
• Candidate should have experience of working for Domestic/India markets.
• Collaborate to Succeed
• Innovate to Excel
• Perform with Accountability
• Lead with Empathy
• Act with Agility
• Strong Domain Knowledge
• People Management

Additional Information:

Experience: 5+ Years
Qualification: M.Pharm, Ph.D
Location: Maharashtra – Mumbai
Industry Type: Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
Functional Area: Formulation R&D
End Date: 31st May 2024

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