Analytical Team Leader

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1405789

 Job Description

Working as part of the Analytical team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for providing technical leadership, management and coaching for operational analytical teams and enable the delivery of complex projects.

Analytical Team Leader

Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB4713
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and External Candidates

The Company
 
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now employing almost 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 
Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Analytical team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for providing technical leadership, management and coaching for operational analytical teams and enable the delivery of complex projects.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.
 
Essential Criteria

  •  BSc (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 :
  1. Stability study design and testing
  2. HPLC method Development
  3. HPLC method Validation
  4. Dissolution Method Development
  5. Dissolution Method Validation
  • Significant experience of supervising and cGMP laboratory activities and staff
  • A thorough understanding of the pharmaceutical drug development process, and experience preparing regulatory CMC dossier sections

 
Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • MSc/PhD (or equivalent) in a Chemistry or Life Science with a significant chemistry component
  • Experience of using statistical data analysis techniques and designing statistically relevant experiments
  • Previous experience of implementing major laboratory change projects e.g. implementing LIMS software
  • Proven ability to successfully lead business improvement projects using recognised process improvement techniques (e.g. six sigma, lean etc.)

 
Reward
 
Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Subsidised restaurant
Paid medical appointments
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield health benefit
 
(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers
Closing Date:  Monday 29 April 2019 at 17.00 hours