Analytical Team Leader - East Mids

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00036852
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457700
  • Date Published: 18.08.2016
  • Closed Date: 07.11.2016
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: East Midlands, East Midlands
  • Discipline: Analytical Chemistry

Naynesh Mistry is recruiting for an Analytical Team Leader to work within their Pharma division for a global contract development and manufacturing organisation company based in East Midlands, on a full time, permanent basis. This client is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services to over 600 companies globally within the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.

Job Summary: To provide technical leadership, management and coaching for operational analytical teams and enable the delivery of complex projects.

To manage the progress of Analytical work to GMP requirements and ensure that project schedules are met and that the work is carried out efficiently and accurately, providing regular updates to their Head of Departmental

As an Analytical Team Leader your responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide technical and operational leadership, training and coaching to Technical Leaders, Senior Analysts, Analysts and Technicians.

  • Take full ownership for: the analytical activities required as part of their assigned projects, identifying technical problems/issues, developing solutions and fully implementing these solutions with agreement from their departmental manager where appropriate.

  • Define the analytical strategy for new and ongoing projects (e.g. the strategy to develop, verify/validate or transfer analytical methods, stability study design etc). Support Technical leaders, and Senior Analysts with strategy setting and approve the approaches they propose (as appropriate).

  • Actively manage the performance of Technical Leaders, Senior Analysts, Analysts and Technicians assigned as their direct and indirect reports.

  • Apply experience and knowledge to identify and implement improved ways of working.

The successful Analytical Team Leader will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • B.Sc. (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a Life Science subject with a significant chemistry component.

  • Significant experience of analysing and leading analytical development activities for Pharmaceutical drug products in a GMP environment

  • Significant experience of: Stability study design and testing, HPLC method Development, HPLC method Validation, Dissolution Method Development, Dissolution Method Validation

  • Significant experience of supervising and cGMP laboratory activities and staff

  • Previous experience of analytical development for sterile pharmaceuticals

To apply for this Analytical Team Leader position contact Naynesh Mistry via email: or telephone: 01246 457700. Alternatively, please click on the link below.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH36852 in all correspondence.

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