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VP, Product Development

CURE Pharmaceutical Oxnard, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The VP, Product Development is responsible for leading research and product development operations in support of Cure’s growth targets. S/he will manage the product development pipeline, develop strategic alliances, drive innovation and serve as a key member of the leadership team.

Leadership and strategy

  • Help set Cure’s corporate strategy as it relates to formulation science and implement the strategy tactically by overseeing Cure’s research and product development organization
  • Provide other members of the leadership team with continuous scientific input to inform business development, clinical development, commercialization, financial planning and execution, regulatory matters and manufacturing.
  • Translate Cure’s science into understandable concepts for investors, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement Cure’s strategy for collaborating with academia
  • Create the vision, establish the goals and budgets, make policy and infrastructure decisions for the product development department that ensure linkage to the business strategy
  • Lead cultural and organizational change and implement operational excellence for continuous improvement of competitiveness and financial performance

Operations and management

  • Implement the appropriate team and departmental structure and establish the required processes and communications to enable the department to effectively deliver on all commitments
  • Responsible for talent management (recruitment, development and retention) in Product Development department
  • Establish a GLP laboratory and oversee the selection and management of CROs and bioanalytical laboratories supporting Cure’s development programs
  • Establish and maintain relations with outside scientific and clinical experts in relevant disciplines to support Cure’s current and future planned research and product development activities

Scientific excellence

  • Provide exemplary overall scientific and operational leadership in identifying, evaluating and developing new drug formulations
  • Develop and execute an aggressive intellectual property protection strategy
  • Maintain the highest quality of scientific inquiry supporting Cure’s drug formulation and development process

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Robust clinical development experience with successful track record of programs leading to FDA approval preferred
  • Solid knowledge of FDA and cGMP regulations
  • Solid knowledge and proven experience in creating and securing IP
  • Overall business understanding including experience in business development and licensing contracts
  • Strong results driven personality, high level of enthusiasm and energy
  • Strong networking skills with experts in academia and industry: record of maintaining and developing successful relationships with opinion leaders and investigators
  • Fiscal responsibility: ability to facilitate commercial return from research and development investments
  • Strong ability to multi-task and to handle multiple programs and portfolios in drug discovery and development
  • Leadership and mentoring capabilities and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication and public presentation skills
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making capabilities
  • Flexibility to acquire additional competencies and skill sets as mandated by the changing needs of the organization

Education: PhD in relevant disciplines pertaining to drug development (or equivalent with work experience)

Experience: Minimum 15 years of experience in basic and applied research and development in pharma and biotech; solid scientific track record, exemplified by publications, and overall stature in the field, with at least 5 of those years in a senior supervisory role.

Other Information: Requires up to 20% travel

CURE Pharmaceutical

Why Work Here?

We are a growth company changing the way medications are taken and experienced. We offer generous health benefits and stock options.

Cure Pharmaceutical is a vertically integrated life science company committed to improving drug efficacy, safety and the patient experience through its proprietary drug dosage forms and delivery systems. CURE has an industry leading full service cGMP manufacturing facility and is a preeminent developer and manufacturer of a patented and proprietary delivery system (CureFilmTM), the most advanced oral thin film on the market today. CURE has developed an array of products in cutting-edge delivery platforms and partners with leading pharmaceutical companies. CURE has positioned itself to advance numerous therapeutic categories, including the pharmaceutical cannabis sector with partnerships in the U.S., Canada, Israel and Germany, among other markets. The Company’s mission is to improve people’s lives by redefining how medicines are delivered and experienced.


1260 Beacon Pl, Oxnard, CA 93033
Oxnard, CA
93033 USA