Senior Study Director – Yorkshire

Naynesh Mistry at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Senior Study Director – (Protein Chemistry) to join a leading pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company based in Yorkshire on a permanent basis.


The Senior Study Director will manage complex customer programmes with multiple studies and/or have managerial responsibilities for other Study Directors. They will focus on development, coaching and key line management responsibilities

As a Senior Study Director you will:

  • Ensure that the study is performed in accordance with the study protocol
  • Ensure that the study is performed to the required scientific and regulatory standards
  • In depth and up to date knowledge of UK/OECD GXP regulations as applicable, SD roles and responsibilities, organisation of multi-site studies
  • Holds start-up and on-going study meetings
  • To be aware at all times of study status and anticipate problems that may affect timing, quality etc taking appropriate action to resolve such problems
  • Ensure that all study communication is documented and maintained and carried out to meet client requirements
  • Demonstrates knowledge of client requirements and plans accordingly (timelines, critical deadlines etc)
  • Provides client feedback to team
  • Produces study protocols and reports to meet client and regulatory requirements
  • In depth knowledge of relevant assays, able to advise internal/external clients on study designs
  • Development, coaching and management of study directors

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Senior Study Director role will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • Degree in Life Science, BSc, MSc, Ph.D or equivalent
  • Candidates are expected to have relevant experience (study directing, management of analytical teams or project management and other Study Directors) in a regulatory environment (GLP/GCP/GMP).
  • In addition, experience of client management and technical expertise in a relevant scientific arena is required.
  • Experience of client management and technical expertise in large molecules.
  • Experience within industry
  • A sound working knowledge of ‘Good Laboratory Practice’ and ‘Good Manufacturing Practice’ would be advantageous.

This opportunity may be of interest to individuals who have experience in or an interest in: Senior Study Manager, Principal Investigator, Principal Scientist, Lead Scientist, Senior Scientist, Senior Analytical Study Lead, Analytical Team Leader.

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For more information or to apply for this Senior Study Director role please contact Naynesh Mistry via email: or telephone: 0114 283 9956. Please quote reference SH24965 in all correspondence.



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