Analytical Technical Leader

29 Oct 2020
28 Nov 2020
Edward McNulty
Contract Type
Full Time
Hyper Recruitment Solutions are currently looking for an Analytical Technical Lead to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Leicestershire area. As the Analytical Technical Lead you will be responsible for leading analytical projects, you will execute, delegate and monitor the progress of work on a daily basis to ensure client demands and project deadlines are satisfied.


Your duties as the Analytical Technical Lead will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as following:

1. You will provide technical and operational leadership, training and coaching to Senior Analysts, Analysts and Technicians whilst actively manage the performance of Senior Analysts, Analysts and Technicians assigned as their direct and indirect reports.

2. You will take full ownership for the analytical activities required as part of their assigned projects. Identifying technical problems/issues, developing solutions and fully implementing these solutions. Furthermore you will define the analytical strategy for new and ongoing projects (e.g. the strategy to develop, verify/validate or transfer analytical methods, stability study design etc). Support Senior Analysts with strategy setting and approve the approaches they propose.

3. As the Analytical Technical Lead you will assist the Team Leader with technical assessments for quotations, and support any Business Development activities that are required. To provide support as required during Client / Regulatory cGMP audits and complete all assigned actions from audits promptly.

4. You will maintain and demonstrate a good working knowledge of the pharmaceutical development process. You will highlight project scope changes and communicate these changes to the Project Manager in a timely fashion to allow contract negotiation/re-costing as appropriate.

As the Technical Lead you will ensure laboratory cGMP procedures / systems are adhered to and investigate / manage any non-compliance issues (where appropriate involving their Team or Group Leader). As well as this you will prepare, review and approve any protocols, reports and other associated project / GMP documentation.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Chemistry related field.

2. Proven industry experience in Pharmaceutical setting within Analytical Chemistry.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with supervising staff, project management and technical.

Key Words: Technical Lead / Analytical Scientist / Lead Analytical Scientist / HPLC / UPLC / GCMS / Method Development / Method Validation / SOP's / ICH / GMP/ Pharmaceutical / Pharma / Chemist / Scientist / Analytical / Research and Development / Quality Control Team Leader / Quality Control Lead / ICH / cGMP / Tech Transfer / Product Development / Dissolution / QBD / QMS

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.

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