Head of R&D

Experience Dependent
27 Jan 2017
24 Feb 2017
Megan Rich
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Head of R&D to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Berkshire area. As the Head of R&D you will be responsible for providing leadership to develop new formulations and improve existing formulations.


Your duties as the Head of R&D will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure an R&D strategy is created, budgeted and executed.

2. Oversee development of Intellectual Property and ensure global strategies are executed according to plan.

3. Delivers project objectives through external providers of development resources.

4. Work with external contract organisations and oversee non-clinical and Phase 1 studies.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Head of R&D we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a science related discipline, ideally Chemistry or similar (PhD would be advantageous); with proven experience and success in the development of new products.

2. Proven industry experience in non-clinical trials but a thorough understanding of clinical trial directives, formulation of parenteral dose forms and/or CNS therapy.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with pre-clinical phase trials management, compliance and statistical reporting; with knowledge of regulations e.g. ICH GMP/GCP and IP registration.

Key Words: R&D / Pharmaceutical / Formulation / Project Management / Parenteral / Clinical Trials / Development / GMP ICH Guidelines / Pre-clinical / Intellectual Property /

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.