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Formulation Director

East Sussex   •  £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

We are seeking an experienced Technical and NPI Director to join a dynamic Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) specialising in solid dose forms. You will join the senior management team, taking responsibility for strategy, leadership and future growth of the Technical Services division - this will include Clinical Development, Contract Development, and New Product Introduction (NPI) programme management from "Clinical to Commercial" To be considered, you must have proven experience in the development and manufacture of solid dosage forms within another CDMO or similar organisation. You will either be already operating at a senior management level or be in a position to step up into such a role.


As Technical and NPI Director, you will report directly to the CEO and play a key role in collectively setting and delivering overall Company Strategy for future growth. Your focus will be on Contract Clinical and Formulation Development as well as NPI programme management, ensuring New Product Development and NPI activities are in line with company strategy.

This is an exciting time to join the business which is making a £20million programme of investment into state-of-the-art facilities for product development and commercial supply of OSD products. The new site is designed to handle high potency products with full containment within a new 70,000 sq. ft. facility in Brighton, Sussex.

You will have the freedom to shape this new role and make a significant contribution to the continued growth of a dynamic and ambitious company.


To be considered, you will already be in a similar leadership role or be looking for the next career move and be ready to "step up".

You will have a broad range of knowledge across development and manufacturing but this must include expertise in:

* Clinical, consumer health and or generic product formulation and development.
* NPI programme management.
* Commercial manufacture and packaging of solid dose formulations
* Regulatory requirements for registration of medicinal products.

Being a senior appointment, it is expected that you will have proven experience in strategic and financial planning, working knowledge of the relevant quality and regulatory processes.

It is essential that you must have gained experience within another CDMO and have experience of, or ability to adapt to working in an SME.

A full list of responsibilities and requirements will be disclosed when discussing the opportunity further.

Relocation assistance will be considered for suitable candidates.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6265
  • Posted: 26th November 2019
  • Expires: 24th December 2019

Cranleigh Scientific

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