Lead Scientist Product Development R&D (m/f/d)

March 30, 2022|In Career

Leon-nanodrugs GmbH, based in Munich, Germany is focusing on the use of its proprietary technology for the generation of lipid-based nanoparticles with RNA/DNA payload for therapeutic and vaccination purposes.

Strategic thinking and strong science/business acumen are essential in this role with nano technology and biologics experience preferred. We expect you to be well-versed in current particulate technological trends in the pharmaceutical development sector and familiar with a variety of processing technologies, including aseptic processing, cross flow filtration and lyophilization.


Scientific lead and project management of key strategic development projects within an interdisciplinary team.
Develop technical aspects of key projects to ensure alignment with LEON’s business goals. This includes:
organization and coordination of the interfaces between the areas of development
preclinical testing and manufacturing
representing the company at science forums and willing to travel on an occasional basis
project budgeting and ensuring quality and timelines are met for key deliverables
ensuring a high degree of transparency in project management and documentation


University degree in Life Sciences and 4+ years of experience within a project management role in pharmaceutical or biotech industry, CRO, CMO or equivalent
Working knowledge of drug product development
Ability to interpret and present scientific results from key development activities
Experience in managing external collaborations, service providers
Sound knowledge on MS Office tools (MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Continuous development is a key component of innovation, and we are looking for people with both expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit who enjoy working collaboratively within a small team. We offer you the opportunity to join a modern and innovative company with flexible working hours, a highly competitive industry salary, 30 days paid holiday and to work alongside ambitious and bright colleagues in an international multilingual environment, in which you can play an active role in designing your own future.

If you feel that our values are in line with yours and that you have the drive to grow and succeed, we would be very excited to hear more from you and to further discuss the opportunity.

Please mail your electronic application including your CV to: HR@leon-nanodrugs.com and we will quickly get in contact to talk with you about your next steps.

leon-nanodrugs GmbH
Kopernikusstr. 9
81679 München

+49 89 41 42 48 89 99