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R&D Lab Manager - Pharmaceutical

East Riding   •  £40000 - £46000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Senior Analytical Scientist or Experienced Lab Manager!

Laboratory Manager / Deputy R&D Analytical Lab Manager - Pharma

Location: Hull

Contract permanent with benefits package

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000+

My client in Hull are looking for their next R&D Deputy Lab Manager. Reporting directly to the R&D Health Analytical Sciences Manager, the primary purpose of this role is to support the Lab Manager in the leadership and day-to-day management of the R&D Analytical Sciences Laboratories to ensure it meets the requirements of the cGMP guidelines and global regulatory requirements for pharmaceutical development including FDA, MHRA and EMA.


  • Provide expert knowledge and guidance to trouble shoot analytical issues and support problem solving across all category teams; Be a recognised analytical expert - driving functional excellence
  • Responsible for coaching of direct reports to ensure succession planning
  • Review, approval and monitoring of analytical method development and validation
  • Ownership of Out of Specification procedure and investigation approval
  • Define procedures for the training of analytical personnel
  • Identifying training needs and the solutions and budgets to mitigate these needs, and building appropriate technical competency levels across the teams
  • Responsible for the installation of all new analytical technology
  • Via leadership of the compliance team, maintain audit readiness of the analytical labs through a defined programme of audits and housekeeping initiatives


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant science discipline
  • The ability to effectively influence and resolve priority conflicts of people not directly reporting to them
  • A working knowledge or accreditation in lean-six-sigma principles would be advantageous
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of all mainstream analytical technologies and equipment and their validation
  • Practical knowledge of cGMP and associated industry guidelines
  • Practical knowledge of UK Health and Safety Regulations and their implementation in an analytical laboratory
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude to changes in priority at short notice

To apply, please click the link and submit your CV. Or call Sarah on 0161 868 2249 for further information

Key words: lab manager / R&D / senior / supervise / supervisor / scientist / six-sigma / analytical / technical / HPLC / GC / validation / GMP / pharma / regulatory / compliance / Global / Hull

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

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J36642
  • Updated: 1st July 2020
  • Expires: 21st July 2020


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