Principal Scientist / Group Head Formulation Development

Posted 28 February 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineResearch & Development
Contact NameGeorgette Shiels

Job description

BioTalent are pleased to be working with a world-renowned development and manufacturing company for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We are looking to recruit a Principal Scientist or Group Lead (experience dependent) to join the drug product services department to focus on biologics formulation development.

This role will offer you

  • The opportunity to lead multiple projects and a team of 4, and grow this team further up to 8 people.
  • The opportunity to work on unique and exciting projects alongside their innovative clients.
  • Excellent and established training and further career support and development across the whole company.

You will be responsible for

  • Support drug product formulation development services for parenteral products.
  • Identify, evaluate and procure drug product development laboratory capabilities.
  • Design and execute formulation studies based on contracted terms.
  • Plan and perform formulation development and characterization studies for liquid and lyophilized parenteral drug products of biologics, peptides and small molecules.
  • Support laboratory activities by designing and reviewing study protocols, supervision, and hands-on troubleshooting.
  • Author technical documents and support preparation of regulatory documentation.
  • Ensure safety and health protection following lab and safety instructions and GMP qualifications.

You will bring the following

  • PhD in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields.
  • Significant experience in biotech / pharma industry.
  • Experience in the development of drug product formulation and/or processes of biologics.
  • Knowledge of lyophilization, primary packaging, and aseptic product manufacture.
  • Experience in formulation of ATMPs.

If you would like to apply, please send a copy of your CV to BioTalent Ltd are acting as an employment agency in relation to this opportunity