Medical Information Executive based in London, UK

My client, a dynamic pharmaceutical manufacturing organisation based in London, is currently looking for a Medical Information Executive. The purpose of this Medical Information role is to provide medical information and pharmaceutical knowledge on the company’s products, ophthalmology in general and to provide expert advice on target treatment areas. In particular, you will be expected to provide information and understanding on the pharmacology and clinical aspects of ophthalmic products.

On a day-to-day basis as a Medical Information Executive, your key responsibilities will include:

– Providing medical information support to the customer services, marketing and sales teams.

– Compiling a database of relevant clinical information on ophthalmic treatment areas.

– Developing and writing product information and literature pieces on ophthalmology and the company’s pharmaceuticals products.

– Providing input and advice on treatment trends in ophthalmology and managing clinical evaluations of company products.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Pharmacist or another relevant medical professional and will have a detailed knowledge of Ophthalmology including pharmaceutical products used in ophthalmology. Working as a Medical Information Executive, you will have a strong scientific background with an in depth pharmaceutical and clinical research knowledge. You must also be a strong presenter of technical information and be comfortable contacting and discussing with people at all levels, including senior clinicians etc. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for a conscientious and motivated professional to develop a career within a growing pharmaceutical business.

If you would like more information about this Medical Information Executive role, please contact Jason Johal on 01438 723500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, to apply, please click here. If you are successful after the first round of screening we will contact you within 5 working days. Please quote reference ST18880 in all correspondence.

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CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters and career consultants are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. In addition to the above CV writing tips, we can actively offer you scientific careers advice, assistance with your interview preparation and up-to-date information about the scientific industry.

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Chemical/Process Engineer based in East Midlands, UK

Our client, an independent waste management company, is currently seeking to recruit a Chemical/Process Engineer to work at their East Midlands site on a permanent basis.Working as an experienced and hands-on Chemical Engineer/Process Manager, you will be responsible for leading, managing and developing teams across 3 processes.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in Chemical Engineering and will have experience of managing industrial plants and processes. Waste management experience is an advantage but not essential. Candidates must be eligible to work in the EEA.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Philippa Robertson on 0114 2839956 or email probertson@ckscience.co.uk quoting reference SH18812 in all correspondence. Alternatively, to apply, please click here.

CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters and career consultants are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. In addition to the above CV writing tips, we can actively offer you scientific careers advice, assistance with your interview preparation and up-to-date information about the scientific industry.

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Keywords: Chemical Engineer, Process Manager, chemical/process engineer, waste management, engineering jobs, chemical engineering jobs, science jobs, lab jobs, biology jobs, biotechnology jobs, science recruitment, scientific recruitment, waste management jobs, environmental management jobs.

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Senior Manufacturing Scientist based in the Central Belt of Scotland

Our client, a world-class biotechnology company based in the Central Belt of Scotland, are currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Scientist to be responsible for ensuring the contract manufacture of IMP/APIs to GMP standard.As a Senior Manufacturing Scientist you will maintain GMP compliance and assist in the effective technical transfer of projects. Further responsibilities will include:

– Performing activities related to the contract manufacture of Investigational Medicinal Products

– Identifying and resolving procedural/equipment/manufacturing problems and deviations, while requiring minimal line management direction.

– Monitoring equipment to ensure continued calibration and maintenance, and that all equipment used in the manufacturing process and any new equipment is validated for its particular use.

– Liaising closely with the Director of Operations for the effective planning and technical transfer of projects from Development to GMP manufacturing according to project plans by providing specialist technical knowledge and practical expertise, ensuring all relevant documentation is in place.

The successful candidate will have a qualification in a Life Science or Biological Science discipline and/or 3-5 years relevant practical experience. It would be desirable if you have an understanding and experience of Stem Cells Culture, bacterial fermentation or mammalian bioreactor vessels. Knowledge of Mammalian Cell Culture is essential.

This role will be initially temporary for 6 months with a strong likelihood of going permanent thereafter.

If you believe you are the right person for this Senior Manufacturing Scientist job, please contact Heather Deagle on 0191 3848905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk.

CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment agency for science jobs. We provide an all round scientific recruitment service to the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, waste, food, environmental and other related industries right across the UK.

Our team of specialist scientific recruiters and career consultants are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We can actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with your interview preparation and up to date information about the industry.

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Keywords: Mammalian cell culture, science jobs, biotechnology jobs, Cell culture, biotechnology, stem cells culture, Investigational Medicinal Products, drug development, biomanufacturing and cGMP.

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Validation Support Technician based in West Sussex

An exciting Validation Support Technician job has arisen at a prestigious and innovative pharmaceutical company. The main aim of this validation role is to provide technical expertise to drive continuous improvement. You will join a talented team based in West Sussex. This is an ideal location for London and the South Coast. As a Validation Support Technician your main responsibilities will include:

– Supporting the Orals Value Stream by writing and executing validation documents according to a Validation Master plan which aims to drive increased Quality, Compliance and Business Improvements.

– Maintaining the existing validation status via review and revalidation and be part of the team that delivers the Validation Master Plan

– Supporting the Process Support and the Business Improvement Teams team in prospective validation associated with projects,

– Responsibility for all areas of validation within at least one of the four Orals Value Steam production and be required.

– Acquire knowledge of the location and content of existing Validation documentation and through this be able to represent Validation in 3rd Party Audits as Value Steam Expert as either Lead or Support.

Educated to Degree level or equivalent, the successful candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, as well as strong planning and organisational ability. Working as a Validation Support Technician, you will also need to be able to work effectively both on your own initiative, as part of a team and be able to liaise at all levels of the organisation from technician to Operations Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Validation Support Technician to join a prestigious international pharmaceutical company and to make a difference to the health of millions of people worldwide.

If you would like to hear more about this exciting role, please contact Julie Marshall on 01438 723500 or email jmarshall@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, to apply, please click here.

CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment agency for science jobs. CK Science provide an all round recruitment service to the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, waste and environmental and other related industries right across the UK.

We have built a strong client base who appreciate our professionalism, integrity and commitment to finding the right person for the job. Equally important to our success are our candidates, who recognise our dedication to operating in a fair and ethical manner to meet their needs in the current job market.

Keywords: Validation Support Technician, pharmaceutical jobs, science jobs, laboratory jobs, biology jobs, science jobs, chemistry jobs.

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Global QA Director based in South East, UK

An exciting Global QA Director job has arisen at an international Pharmaceutical company based in the South East of England. This is a Senior Leadership role for Quality Assurance serving both the external client and internal QA Departments.As an experienced Quality Assurance Director, you will act as the primary contact for all client-related QA communication, and the development and implementation of Quality Agreements. Further responsibilities of the role will include:

– Overseeing all quality-related concerns.

– Functioning as a liaison between a single, large-market clients and internal personnel.

– Developing and maintaining strong relationships with client QA senior management.

– Managing the single client’s quality and regulatory matters, CGMP compliance and two-way communication.

– Assuring that client requirements are developed, documented and agreed upon for manufacturing, testing and distribution and return of pharmaceutical clinical supplies.

This QA Director role will encompass all of my clients’ global locations and will interact with personnel in multiple client locations.

The ideal candidate will have extensive managerial QA/regulatory compliance experience in the pharmaceutical, chemical, medical device or biotech industry, as well as strong leadership experience in the field. You will also have an outstanding customer-service orientated background.

This is a rare opportunity for you to make your mark on a prestigious international pharmaceutical company. If you are interested in hearing more about this exciting role, please contact Jason Johal on 01438 723500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, you can meet Jason and hear more about this role at our YouTube Channel. To apply, click here.

CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment agency for science jobs. CK Science provide an all round recruitment service to the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, waste and environmental and other related industries right across the UK.

We have built a strong client base who appreciate our professionalism, integrity and commitment to finding the right person for the job. Equally important to our success are our candidates, who recognise our dedication to operating in a fair and ethical manner to meet their needs in the current job market.

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Quality Engineers, Republic of Ireland

Our client, a leader in the worldwide orthopaedic market, has created a number of both permanent and contract roles for experienced Quality Engineers.

The successful candidate/s will be responsible for quality related activities across a broad range of services and activities, including providing Quality Engineering support to R&D, Engineering and Quality and supporting new product development by transferring Quality systems knowledge and training to this area in a timely and efficient manner.

As a Quality Engineer, you will also be part of the Quality systems compliance with world-wide regulatory requirements such as IS013485, FDA, QSR’s and will also drive continuous Quality Improvement projects such as internal audits, supplier audits, material review boards, and the implementation of corrective and preventative action requests.

To be considered, applicants should be of degree calibre (or equivalent) with great experience and working knowledge of the orthopaedics and medical devices industry.

This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark and develop your career with one of the largest medical devices companies in the world.

For more information about this role, please contact Russell Oakley on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, you can apply here.

CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment agency for science jobs. CK Science provide an all round recruitment service to the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, waste and environmental and other related industries right across the UK.

We have built a strong client base, who appreciates our professionalism, integrity and commitment to finding the right person for the job. Equally important to our success are our candidates, who recognise our dedication to operating in a fair and ethical manner to meet their needs in the current job market.

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Keywords: Science jobs, scientific recruitment, science recruitment, engineering, quality engineer, medical devices, orthopaedics, quality improvement.

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HPLC Technical Support Specialist based in Glasgow

Our client, a specialist Biotechnology company, has created a new position for a Technical Support Specialist with a strong technical background and/or industrial HPLC experience.

Working as a Technical Support Specialist for this global company, your key tasks will include:

– Responsibility for the installation of Instruments.

– Developing the company’s technology and applications according to customer needs.

– Providing ongoing customer training and support, both on-site and remotely.

– Promoting and encouraging sales of Consumables Products.

To be considered, it is imperative that you are willing to travel to fulfil the requirements of the job, including some over night stays. In return, an excellent salary package is available together with a company car.

For more information about this role, please contact Heather Deagle on 0191 3848905 or email hdeagle@ckscience.co.uk quoting Job Reference No. DH18567. Alternatively, you can apply here.

CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment agency for science jobs. CK Science provide an all round recruitment service to the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, waste and environmental and other related industries right across the UK.

We have built a strong client base who appreciate our professionalism, integrity and commitment to finding the right person for the job. Equally important to our success are our candidates, who recognise our dedication to operating in a fair and ethical manner to meet their needs in the current job market.

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Recruitment Professional – Healthcare, based in Hertfordshire, Derbyshire or County Durham

CK Healthcare is the new name in healthcare recruitment, specialising in the recruitment of locum Allied Health Professionals and Health Service Scientists to the NHS.

Due to continued growth, we are now looking for a suitably qualified and experienced recruitment professional to join CK Healthcare to help us lead and develop our fledgling business throughout the UK. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in growing the business from the roots, thus providing plenty of scope for both personal and professional development. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and successful company where you will be given the opportunity to develop the CK Healthcare business and really make your mark.

To be considered, you must have previous experience within recruitment at Consultant or Manager Level and have worked within the locum market in Health Science Services, Allied Healthcare or a related area.

We believe our staff are our greatest asset and have a track record of training, retention and development which is second to none. We offer very good working conditions, an excellent remuneration package based on uncapped rewards for success, and a professional and supportive working culture to help you achieve the best results.

So, if you have experience of recruiting Biomedical Scientists, Pharmacists or any related discipline and have the drive and ambition to make CK Healthcare the best name in healthcare recruitment, please contact Lorna Crombie on 0191 3222093 or email lcrombie@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, to apply click here.

Operating since 1991, the CK Group is a collection of specialist recruitment companies operating throughout the UK and Europe. We help recruit well-informed, qualified and motivated candidates for permanent and contract positions across the UK and Europe. Here at the CK Group we are trusted and respected by our clients, who appreciate our professionalism, integrity and commitment to finding the right person for the job. Please visit our website: http://ckhealthcare.com/

Keywords: Recruitment consultant, recruitment consultancy, recruitment professional, healthcare recruitment, biomedical recruitment, pharmacist recruitment, locum recruitment, healthcare jobs, biomedical jobs, pharmacist jobs, locum jobs, recruitment agencies in Hertfordshire.

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Specialist Research Nurse – Pancreatic Research

Job Ref Number: 287-1061-KH

Band: 6

Pay Scale: £24,831 – £33,436

Advertising for: 3 positions

Hours: 37.5

Contact Type: Fixed Term until 31/03/2012

Reporting to: Professor Robert Sutton

The Liverpool Pancreatic Biomedical Research Unit (PBRU) is a new research unit, funded in 2008 by the NHS National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), to investigate pancreatic diseases. The PBRU is built around the world class excellence of pancreatic research in Liverpool, incorporating the strengths of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust, the University of Liverpool and associated Industrial partners. The purpose of the PBRU is to translate basic pancreatic research into a clinical setting. Overall the research will focus on three themes: drug discovery and development of new interventions; application of new diagnostic and imaging strategies and validation of new biomarkers and screening protocols.

The PBRU has set up a Pancreas Clinical Research Facility (PCRF), which specialises in early phase clinical trials of novel diagnostic approaches and novel compounds for the treatment of pancreatic diseases. This facility is the first of its kind in the country. The PCRF is located close to the two pancreatic inpatient wards at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. The state-of- art facility will monitor both inpatients and outpatients up to level 2 care. Certain studies will also involve healthy volunteers.

Apart from clinical trials managed within the PCRF, the PBRU has also adopted several other clinical trials, which are linked to our Good Clinical Laboratory Practice and Drug Discovery Laboratories. The PBRU works closely with the Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit, Liverpool Cancer Research-UK Centre and the Liverpool Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, which is part of the UK Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre Network.

We wish to appoint 3 Specialist Research Nurses, who will work within the exciting and challenging environment of the PBRU, being responsible for patient care and the management of clinical trials in the PCRF. Furthermore, the Specialist Research Nurses will assist in the execution of other clinical trials adopted by the PBRU.

For further particulars about the positions, please contact Dr. Stephen Griffiths by email: Stephen.Griffiths@rlbuht.nhs.uk or telephone: 0151 706 3898.

In order to apply for this vacancy and access the job description, person specification and application form, please visit: NHS Jobs.

Please make a note of the job reference number for your search (287-1061-KH).

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CK Science Seek Assistant Recruitment Consultant

Here at CK Science we are currently seeking an exceptional Assistant Recruitment Consultant to join our successful team based in our modern offices in historic Chesterfield. As a recruitment consultancy firm specialising in the scientific, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and waste management industries, CK Science aim to provide a highly enjoyable and fruitful recruitment process for both candidates and clients in professional and reliable manner. This is an exciting opportunity, which will provide you with a great chance to further both your personal and professional development by completing your REC qualifications. You will also be given the opportunity to build new relationships with both candidates and clients, whilst being given the discretion to manage your own workload in a supportive environment. For further information about the role, please contact Russell Oakley on 0114 283 9956 or forward your CV to roakley@ckscience.co.uk. To apply, please click here.

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Senior Microbiologist – Personal Care

Senior Microbiologist – Personal Care
A well established and leading research company within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry are seeking an expert senior microbiologist, ideally specialising in personal care. This Microbiology job is based at the company’s state of the art premises in leafy Surrey and has excellent connections to London.
This rare and exciting Microbiology job will provide you with the opportunity to work with state of the art technology, to design your own Microbiological experiments, and to develop strong links with Universities and Trade Associations. This is a great chance to further your personal and professional development.
You may wish to meet one of our consultants to hear more about this role, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih1BMCAvZWk
On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for the following:
• Providing microbiological input into technical compliance issues.
• Lead research of new microbiological methods.
• Must have a proven knowledge of R&D processes and regulatory issues.
• Providing microbiological input into New Product Development project teams at all stages of the product development and method transfer process to a high scientific standard.
• Independently designing experiments and carrying out scientific work with an awareness of state-of-the-art technology.
• Training yourself and others in technology and laboratory responsibilities.
If you believe you are the right person for this innovative role, please call Julie on 0845 034202 or apply online at www.ckscience.co.uk, quoting reference no. 18605.
CK Science is the second largest scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters and career consultants are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We can actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with your interview preparation and up to date information about the industry.
Keywords: Microbiologist, microbiology, personal care, product development.

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Chemical Jobs On the Increase

Despite the apparent economic slow down creating challenging times for some specialist recruitment companies, CK Science is experiencing a demand for talented scientist across a number of industry sectors.

One area which is keeping us busy is the Chemical sector where our clients have jobs for chemists, particularly active this week are Coatings, Mining and Polymer companies. If you are looking to change roles have a search today and apply

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Breakthrough for MS treatment.

A new study, published in the New England Medical Journal shows that a drug produced by Genzyme and partner Bayer AG to combat leukaemia considerably reduces the risk of relapse in early Multiple Sclerosis. Scientists at Cambridge University hope the research will lead to improved treatment for the many sufferers of MS worldwide.

CK Science has a number of vacancies in scientific research and development, click here for more details.

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Aim for that Nobel Prize

The discovery of a green fluorescent protein from Jellyfish has helped scientists to win a Nobel Chemistry Prize. This protein was isolated from Jellyfish and used as a luminous genetic tag. Tagging is an important tool for biologists to see how the molecular machinery in cells operates. This common biological method has numerous applications such as looking at how cancer cells spread through tissue.

If this inspires you to look for that new position within science in which you can really make a difference, we have both contract and permanent vacancies, within biology and chemistry, throughout the UK listed on our website. Have a search now and apply today.

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CK Science on Sky TV

CK Science, UKs largest independant Science & Engineering Recruitment Company, are now on Sky TV and YouTube!

Information TV are running a series of programmes to offer careers advice to people looking for work in a range of industries. With a wealth of experience in Science Recruitment, CK Science we chosen to speak about the Science industry and offer tips on how to write CVs, what employers look for and how you can make CVs more “marketable” to a prospective employers.

The programme, named “Careers TV”, will be aired at regular intervals on the Information TV channel (available on Sky and Freesat) and a short podcast version is available.

People interested in a career in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Food and related industries will have a new way to learn about their options when they are job hunting. For more personal advice, job seekers are encouraged to speak to a consultant at CK Science. The service is free and all the consultants are scientists themselves so really understand the market and technical terminology.

For more information about available vacancies in the science sector click here.

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Flow Cytometry Vacancies

Flow Cytometry is a technique that is growing in popularity amongst the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical communities. CK Science is currently working with a range of clients who are looking for experienced Flow Cytometry Scientists to analyse samples, carry out method development or validation work. In addition we have been working with Instrumentation companies developing high resolution Flow Cytometry systems – these companies are actively looking for good Flow Cytometry Scientists to move into sales based roles talking to clients about their research and making recommendations about the kind of instrumentation and controlling software they could use to enhance their research. If you are interested in a career using your Flow Cytometry experience, please click here to see our vacancies.

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Money Will Secure 50 Jobs In Dundee

Scientists in Dundee have been given £10.8m to continue developing new drugs for global diseases. It will be a collaboration between Dundee University and large pharmaceutical firms. The funding will secure at least 50 jobs for Analysts and Chemists in the city for the next four years.Click here for similar vacancies.

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QC Analysts/Technicians

We are always looking for QC analysts and technicians for the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and food industries. We currently have over 30 vacancies for QC people ranging from no experience to team leader level. Some positions are on a shift basis and as such have the additional benefit of a lucrative shift allowance. If you have good attention to detail and the ability to follow procedures please have a look at our current QC vacancies here.

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New Developments in detecting the Flu Virus

A new virus test has been developed so that the Flu virus can now be detected within a few hours of infection whereas this has previously taken 2 -3 days. This could save thousands of lives by catching the infection a lot earlier. If virology research is of interest to you, we have vacancies in this area. Click here for more information.

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Lab technicians in demand

The role of the laboratory technician is an understated position that is essential across all industries. A good technician requires an analytical mind, good attention to detail, the ability to be flexible and adaptable and very often a degree level qualification. CK Science currently is handling a number lab technician jobs in the Chemical, Pharma, Biotech and Food industries across the UK from graduate to senior level. Please click here for more information.

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