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Formulation Scientist

Oxfordshire   •  Competitive  •  Permanent, Full time


We have a fantastic new opening for a Formulation Scientist (and Technical Project Leader) at a global Pharmaceutical CMO in Oxfordshire. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing and leading projects within the pharmaceutical and preclinical development business line.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for multidisciplinary pharmaceutical development projects (resource planning) to deliver to defined targets
  • Provide support to Business Development and the Director on technical scoping for integrated projects
  • Supervise standalone projects with different active principles or formulations
  • Provide technical expertise, guidance and troubleshooting to junior Research Scientists
  • Drive strategies to deliver high quality standards On Time in Full to support early clinical development programs
  • Responsible for documentation, reports and presentations (internal and external)
  • Coach, develop and manage project staff to ensure best laboratory practices

Ideal Skills and Qualifications:

  • PhD or MSc in Pharmaceutics or Life Sciences (or related discipline)
  • Previous industrial experience and technical expertise within Formulation Development and Drug Product Formulation, specifically preclinical development/screening (oral and parenteral routes)
  • Proven exposure in a CMO/CRO environment
  • Leadership experience with management skills would be an advantage
  • Proficient in complex multidisciplinary project management with the ability to anticipate problems
  • Strong business development and commercial acumen
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise multiple expectations and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

You will be working for a well-established global company with state-of-the-art facilities. You will receive a highly competitive salary with excellent company benefits.

If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet at CY Partners (0191 477 4733).

  • Agency: CY Partners Recruitment
  • Contact: Harriet Mak
  • Phone: 01914774733
  • Reference: HMFormTL
  • Posted: 9th January 2019
  • Expires: 6th February 2019

CY Partners Recruitment

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