Analytical Development Leader - Biopharmaceuticals

Dependent on experience
10 Jan 2017
07 Feb 2017
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for an Analytical Development Leader to join a growing life sciences manufacturing company based in the Staffordshire area. As the Analytical Development Leader you will be responsible for all Analytical aspects relating to method development, evaluation, qualification/validation and transfer for assigned Projects.


Your role as Analytical Development Leader will be looked upon to provide a senior level expert opinion on scientific practice, however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Responsibility for scientific development and evaluation of analytical methods, including cell based methods, qPCR, and immunoassay techniques; to include identification and implementation of new assays to meet the developing needs of the business.

2. Working with technical leads, multidisciplinary teams and clients to determine the optimal technical and scientific approach for ensuring the efficient progression of assigned programmes.

3. Line management responsibility for a team of analytical development analysts. Accountability for the scheduling, management and execution of the analytical support to deliver assigned programmes of work.

4. Responsibility for method qualification, validation and transfer.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Analytical Development Leader we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. At least a degree qualification in a life sciences related discipline, plus a broad knowledge of analytics application in a GMP biopharmaceutical environment.

2. Prior experience with method development and/or validation for cell based assays, PCR based assays and ELISA / immunoassays. This experience should have been gained in a GMP environment.

3. You will have experience managing a team of scientists, demonstrate strong written and communication skills and taking ownership of project work.

Key Words: Analytical Development | Lead Scientist | Group Leader | Team Leader | Line Manager | Method Development | Method Validation | Method Transfer | PCR | Cell based assay | immunoassay | ELISA | GMP | Biopharmaceutical

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.