Associate Director of Analytical Science

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A leading company in the pharmaceutical industry is currently seeking an Associate Director of Analytical Science to take their team to new heights of success. The role will be challenging but also highly rewarding and this leader will be a key voice in the company. For the right executive, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Key duties include:

1) Plan, develop and oversee projects that are outsourced to CROs and CMOs
2) Develop, review and approve analytical method validation protocols, method transfer, reports, stability protocols, stability data, process validation protocol, specifications and test methods
3) Collaborate with team members from CMC, QA, Regulatory, Non-Clinical and Clinical as necessary
4) Prepare and review documents for FDA submissions, BARDA communications, internal management reviews and drug substance manufacturing
5) Work with the Project Management Team in reporting data and study progression
6) Identify, select, qualify and audit CROs whenever needed
7) Manage the conduct of analytical chemistry studies carried out by CROs
8) Evaluate and negotiate proposals and price quotes of the projects for stability studies and analytical development works from CROs
9) Collect and present data to internal and external audiences
10) Assist in the preparation of IND, IND amendments, NDA and other regulatory filings
11) Review FDA guidance to stay in touch with the expectations and requirements associated with IND and NDA filings


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in analytical science management

    For the right leader, this role is a fantastic opportunity to be a key player in the exceptional success of this renowned company. If you are qualified and think this could be you, please apply ASAP!


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Director / VP
  R&D / Science
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