Formulation Development Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00051913
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 13.10.2021
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: London / Dartford, London, South East
  • Discipline: Research And Development

CK Group are currently recruiting for a Formulation Manager, with prior solid dosage form/ tablets experience to join a global pharmaceutical company. The role is based at their UK site in London/Kent on a permanent basis, but can be a hybrid one with some level of flexible working.

The Company: A world leader that designs and supports advanced coating systems, modified release technologies and functional excipients for pharmaceutical dosage forms.

The Role:

  • To lead formulation development activity for customers
  • Support early-stage solid oral dose formulation development and provide guidance and practical support to customers on formulation, regulatory and technical challenges.
  • This roles involves significant customer interface including travel to customer sites, discussing project requirements, supporting promotional activity, prospecting for new customers and identifying new opportunities.
  • To provide technical leadership to colleagues on formulation best practices

Your Background:

  • Degree qualified, ideally with a PhD in a Pharmaceutical Sciences related discipline with industry experience
  • Proven formulation team leader with solid oral dosage experience in pre-formulation and material science with hands-on lab experience formulating novel drug substances at a small scale (5 years+).
  • Knowledge of development pharmaceutics and understanding of how drug substance physical / chemical attributes affect formulation development options
  • Understanding of processes for oral solid dosage forms with proven ability to lead discussions on technology selection
  • Experience with standard pharmaceutical techniques such as direct compression, granulation, roller compaction, encapsulation and tablet coating.
  • Experience working with a CRO to support pre-clinical formulation development and progression to clinical trials

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this position please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or email Please quote reference 51913.

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