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Why Almac?

Why Almac?

  • Reward and recognition for a job well done
  • Diverse, challenging, and rewarding career possibilities
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Strong global presence
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Culture of growth and profitability
  • Make a difference by helping to bring new life saving drugs to market

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What we do

What we do

The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services globally to companies within the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. The services range from R&D, biomarker discovery and development, API manufacture, pharmaceutical development, clinical trial supply, IXRS technology(IVRS/IXRS) through to commercial-scale manufacture.

Headquartered out of the UK (Northern Ireland) , with offices and facilities in Ireland, Scotland, England, the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina & California) and Asia (Singapore and Japan), we employ over 4,500 employees worldwide.

What we are looking for

What we are looking for

  • Inspirational People
  • Exceptional Quality
  • Superlative Customer Focus
  • Outstanding Innovation
  • Sustainable Financial Performance

Almac is built on the foundations laid by these core values and we are always looking for people who share the same standards that have made Almac the success that it is today.

Featured Job Roles

Project Management
System Developers
Clinical Drug Supply Management

Project Management

Project recruitment 8Project Management is often defined as the process and activity of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals.  Every organization uses project management due to its high value in providing a competitive edge by improving operations, cutting costs, reducing risks and delivering results. Project Management is a key adjunct to bring a drug to market.

At Almac, project management is a prized service offering to the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, providing our clients with highly capable project managers across our clinical supply, packaging, distribution and clinical trial management and technology services.

Given the increasing costs of drug development and critical use of time, the industry recognizes that effective project management is key to bringing a drug to market, especially in a highly regulated and complex environment.  As a project manager at Almac, strong people and negotiating skills and the ability to resolve conflict and communicate effectively is essential. Our Project Managers participate in multiple projects and are often involved in strategic planning, marketing, sales management, manufacturing, human resources, and financial planning efforts.

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On a more day-to-day basis, Project Managers conduct many activities including:

  • Setting up project goals and putting strategic plans into practice
  • Establishing indicators and measures of success
  • Quantifying value commensurate with cost
  • Optimizing the use of organizational and staff resources
  • Incorporating quality principles while streamlining operations
  • Standardizing tasks and formulating operating procedures
  • Preparing plans and executing and evaluating projects
  • Managing communications and apprising management and clients

Without question, project management is a challenging and seemingly a highly challenging role, fast paced and diverse role. Our project managers take great pride in the value they provide our clients and the contribution they make towards improving human health. In turn, our Project Managers enjoy challenging assignments, employee recognition, career mobility/portability, and a stable, supportive work environment where they can experience their impact on a daily basis.



System Developers

Software DevelopersAlmac offers the biotech/pharmaceutical industry integrated clinical technologies, including interactive patient voice and web response systems, electronic data capture and phone and web-based patient diary solutions, that help streamline the clinical trial process. These include custom clinical supply chain and distribution solutions that when used together offers the industry an end-to-end clinical trial solution.  Our Systems Developers are the key resource for insuring the many components of these technologies are developed according to client requirements.

System Developers work in collaborative project teams to creatively develop the many components for these systems, in accordance with user specifications and project schedules.  They provide technical support, review functional requirements, insure ongoing maintenance, develop modifications and communicate vital information to team in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment where sharing ideas for improvement is encouraged.

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A System Developer at Almac can expect challenging work  on a daily basis due to the many complexities of clinical trials and the associated software used to collect data world-wide, 24/7.  Ability to work under tight timelines, strong communication and technical skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment are all essential.  But they can also expect a positive work environment where their skills will be enhanced and contributions recognized supplemented by working for a software solutions leader with a mission to advance human health.


Clinical Drug Supply Management

Job Profile 2The principle function of the Project Services department is the day-to-day management of all Almac Clinical Services customers. The department coordinates all aspects of the delivery of a customer’s project as specified in the quotation. In order to achieve this, the department is divided into a customer support group and an operations support group.

The Clinical Drug Supply Manager works within the customer support group and serves a critical and key role at Almac – the overall responsibility for the successful setup and management of the clinical supply chain to ensure the correct drug is in the right place on time, for dispensing to patients enrolled in a clinical trial. They work closely with Project Leaders and Project Managers as well as Coordinators within Project Services.

Almac has a variety of services, and the key skill and experience we seek in a successful candidate is demand planning and forecasting for bulk and finished good products within the pharmaceutical industry. The Clinical Drug Supply Manager actively maintains inventory levels and sales order transaction history in inventory system as well as participates in profit planning activities and has an understanding of financial impact of Supply Strategy.

Clinical Drug Supply Managers are a critical part of the success of the clinical trials at Almac as well as a key aspect of Almac’s customer relationships.

Why join Almac

Why join Almac?

There are many reasons why so many people enjoy working at Almac. As an international company with 10 global locations and over 600 customers partnering to advance human health, we genuinely care about people. We go to great lengths to look after our own people too and have been formally recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work’. We also work hard to support our local communities and Almac employees are continuously involved in charity initiatives, fundraising and volunteering.

But how do we make sure that we are a great place to work? How do we make sure that customers are always first and foremost in our thinking? How do our values and our working culture ensure that we can continue to develop new and better services, solutions and products? It’s all in the way that we do business.

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Our Culture

At Almac, we offer employees industry competitive salaries and the chance to work with great people on exciting projects with lots of opportunity for growth. We do however realise that attracting the finest talent calls for more than just a good financial package and stimulating work.   That’s why we’ve worked hard to create an environment where all our people, whatever their commitments outside of work, can flourish.


Why join Almac

Join Our Talent Network

Our Talent Network is a great way for you to learn more about our open vacancies and our company’s diverse culture.

By joining our Talent Network, we can ensure that we stay engaged with you when a new opportunity opens up in your area of expertise.


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Why join Almac

Living in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a friendly and sociable country with a lot to offer. In fact, in recent years the Office of National Statistics rated Northern Ireland as the happiest place to live in the UK!

That’s down to many factors including the beautiful scenery, low cost of living and great employment opportunities as well as our optimistic view on life, all of which make it a fantastic place to live.

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Almac Outreach

Almac endeavours to promote STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), particularly science at all levels within schools, colleges and universities.  Consequently we proactively encourage visits, tours and placements as part of our commitment to generating continued interest and enthusiasm in these disciplines.

To ensure these opportunities are available equally to as many schools, colleges, universities and individuals as possible, we adopt a structured and focused approach to these events which is managed by our cross divisional Outreach Working Group.

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