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Senior Scientific Director - Analytical Development

Entrust Resource Solutions
Antwerp, Belgium
Competitive Salary
Closing date
20 Nov 2021
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We are supporting a global pharmaceutical company bringing innovation and fundamental changes to the way diseases are managed, interpreted and prevented. We are recruiting for a Senior Scientific Director Analytical Development within chemical and pharmaceutical development supply, encompassing all analytical aspects from late discovery to commercialisation.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Broad and strong scientific analytical development knowledge, both in terms of strategic technologies and analytical project/control strategies, across varies modalities and delivery platforms.
  • Strong managerial capabilities in a global context
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking capabilities
  • Experience in Change Management
  • Ability to challenge the steady state and influence
  • Demonstrated success at developing highly collaborative and effective relationships in complex organization. Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Sound business skills, including financial acumen and business planning
  • Ability to prioritize and balance compliance with business needs
  • Ability to seek creative approaches to improve efficiency, reliability and productivity
  • Excellent partnering and decision-making skills
  • Think and manage through issues into resolutions and lead scientific discussions
  • Ability to connect and empower people, coach and mentor, discover and develop people potential and challenge in a positive manner where necessary.
  • Demonstrated inclusive leadership and excellent team player

 Qualifications & Experience:

  • Required Minimum Education: PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or equivalent through business experience.
  • Required Years of Related Experience: +15 years, and 3-5 years of experience and progressively advanced duties at the Sr. Director level.

Our offer:

  • Contributing to the discovery of a medical breakthrough and a world without disease.
  • Through mentoring programs, e-university and on the job training, we ensure your personal development in a global company.
  • A competitive salary, on-site sport accommodations, health/energy programs and other benefits for you and your family.


Entrust Resource Solutions (ERS) is a resourcing group comprising of three like-minded consultancies operating within the life sciences, healthcare and technology industries Globally. – Entrust People Ltd – Horton International UK Ltd – SCI Search and Selection Ltd

Finding the best talent in the market is critical to the growth and ongoing improvement of every business. We help our clients navigate talent demands from bench to board with our tailored search and resourcing solutions. With our in-house knowledge of the life sciences industry, we have developed a consultative, proactive and creative recruitment solution for our clients across the UK, Europe & US. We tailor our strategy to best suit the needs of each individual client, working with them to understand their current and future growth plans. 

We specialise in the following disciplines across UK wide Life Science / scientific sectors :-

  • Research and Development - Analytical Chemistry, Toxicology, Drug Discovery, Formulation, Process Chemistry, Quality, Validation, Project Management, Synthetic / Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Development - Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Medical Quality, Data Management, Regulatory Affairs, Safety, Bio Statistics
  • Technical Support - Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, GMP Operations
  • Commercial - Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, GMP Ops

Our talented team of scientists and life science experts have a wealth of experience across the UK and European markets. From our three offices across the UK, we service roles from bench to board, supporting your full hiring needs, including executive search, permanent and contingent talent planning.

We manage the full hiring process, reliably and comprehensively, until a successful placement is made. We offer our clients a first-class service, from understanding your current and future hiring plans and comprehensive candidate searches, to timely and relevant CVs for interview consideration and offer negotiation, all with regular communication on our progress.

For candidates, we offer an unparalleled understanding of their industry and intended career progression, enabling us to secure the best fitting roles available in the industry.

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Phone : 01224 907990 / 01606 818290




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01224 907990 / 01606 818290
Head Office
River Court
5 West Victoria Dock Road
DD1 13JT
United Kingdom
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