Senior Technical Business Manager
Swindon - UK
Posted December 21, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.

No other Contract Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Organisation can go from Early Development through Commercial Manufacturing offering the range of dose forms like Patheon. Offering a broad range of Commercial Manufacturing capabilities and services across a global network of world class facilities, where over 800 products are produced annually, including nearly a fifth of the world’s top selling drugs, delivered to over 60 countries worldwide.

Our Swindon operations offers full commercial manufacturing services for sterile liquids, high-potency products, as well as lyophilized vial forms. We champion the ‘Condo Model’ and manufacture speciality products for clients; offering an impressive mix of laboratory, business and production expertise. Because of this unique offering, we are experiencing huge growth as new clients join us.

In 2017 Patheon, was acquired by Thermofisher Scientific Inc. to complement their leading clinical trials services and bioproduction technologies. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. This exciting partnership has created a driving force in the research, healthcare, industrial and applied markets. No other company can match our range of customer touch points—technologically, geographically or commercially. We help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe and moving forward with thousands of important projects that improve millions of lives.

Key Requirements

The highly fragmented Commercial Manufacturing market is worth $13.7B and Patheon is third in the market making $1.9B in revenues last year. None of this revenue would be possible without the hard work of our Technical Business Managers. These managers are given the hefty task of overseeing the commercial opportunities for our Swindon site by translating our customer’s requirements into reality.

Through our Condo model we offer our clients a dedicated facility for bespoke technology in an established GMP facility. As our Technical Business Manager you will be client centric; innovating solutions from conceptual design to commercial launch. Playing a prominent role by planning, implementing, testing, and reporting on the project’s process. In order to achieve this you will be confident in your partnering capabilities; able to influence strategically with engineering, quality, production and finance experts internally and externally.

One of the key points for success will be your leadership skills; adapting effectively in this complex and changing landscape, positioning yourself as a vital partner to our clients. Taking initiative, analysing complex problems, taking charge but involving others in critical initiatives.


You will have considerable study (at least degree qualified) and practical experiences in a business management role alongside a working knowledge of the principles for portfolio / programme management.

You must be able to multi-task well and wear several different hats in our Commercial manufacturing process. Interpersonal skills with a confident personality is a must because you will be influencing multi-functional teams internally and externally. With exceptional critical thinking, analytical, budgeting, decision-making, and problem-solving skills to be ready for anything.

In return you will be working with pioneering cutting-edge technology, manufacturing products that affect millions of lives. A culture that welcomes your ideas and opportunities in a way that only a global leader can and an opportunity to be working alongside enthusiastic colleagues who a dedicated to making a difference to the world.  Come join us to make a difference too.


Help Us Make a Healthier World.

Patheon provides development and manufacturing services for more than 800 pharmaceuticals, including nearly a fifth of the world’s top selling drugs. We’ve helped our clients earn more than twice as many U.S. FDA approvals than any other CDMO. Are you as committed as we are to exceeding expectations with high-quality solutions to complex problems? If so, we want to talk to you about making a healthier world... together. Join us at
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