Group Leader Formulation Development
Hours: 40 hours per week
Ref No: HRJOB4354
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Open To: Internal and External Candidates
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry. We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now employing almost 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan).
Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.
Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match. Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning.
Let’s be exceptional together
Working as part of the Formulation Development team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for managing a team of formulation scientists to ensure the efficient and effective running of the group. The individual will be responsible for ensuring delivery of projects to agreed timelines and budgets.
As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.
- BSc or PhD in a Life Science or Engineering subject
- A proven track record in developing drug product formulations and processes suitable for phase I, II and III stages of pharmaceutical development
- Significant hands on experience in pharmaceutical development, GMP manufacturing and packaging processes
- Experience in dealing with clients and presenting on technical topics related to scientific experiments
- Experience supporting business development activities
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)
- Experience in supervising and mentoring other scientists
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Paid medical appointments
Childcare vouchers (including early return bonus)
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield health benefit
(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)
To Apply: Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers
Closing Date: 30th September 2018 at 17:00 hours