HRJOB8075 Analytical Team Leader

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Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB8075

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire

Open To: Internal and external candidates

Please note this is a re-advertisement, if you have applied for this position within the past 6 months, we will be unable to accept your application at this time

About The Role

To provide technical leadership, management and coaching for operational analytical teams and enable the delivery of complex projects.

To manage the progress of Analytical work to GMP requirements and ensure that project schedules are met and that the work is carried out efficiently and accurately, providing regular updates to their Head of Departmental.

About You

To be successful in this role, we’re looking for you to have:

· Significant experience of analysing and leading analytical development activities for Pharmaceutical drug products in a GMP environment

· Significant experience of:

Stability study design and testing

HPLC method Development

HPLC method Validation

Dissolution Method Development

· Dissolution Method Validation

· Significant experience of supervising and cGMP laboratory activities and staff

· A thorough understanding of the pharmaceutical drug development process, and experience preparing regulatory CMC dossier sections

· Experience of using statistical data analysis techniques and designing statistically relevant experiments

· Proven ability to successfully lead business improvement projects using recognised process improvement techniques (e.g. six sigma, lean etc.)

· Proven ability to work effectively on own their initiative and effectively contribute, and lead within a team environment

· Proven ability to manage multiple complex activities within a concurrent timeframe

· Excellent attention to detail and practical problem-solving skill

· Proficiency in use of IT applications (Word, Excel, Outlook etc)

The following criteria would also be beneficial to your application, but is not essential:

· MSc/PhD (or equivalent) in a Chemistry or Life Science with a significant chemistry component

· Previous experience of analytical development for sterile pharmaceuticals

· Previous experience of implementing major laboratory change projects e.g. implementing LIMS software

· Be trained as a Six Sigma greenbelt or above

· Proven ability to manage direct reports and deal with people management challenges


For the successful candidate, we offer an attractive benefits package which includes a competitive salary, a flexible hybrid working model with a degree of home working, annual bonus, employer pension contributions, 34 days paid annual leave, healthcare benefits and much more.

To Apply: Apply online by submitting a CV that details how you meet the essential and desirable criteria

Closing Date: 1 December 2022 at 1700 hours