Senior Associate Scientist, Analytical Operations

Location: Cork, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 months ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Science, Technology and Operations Practice (STO), Science Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Anna Carey
Contact email: anna.carey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client is a large pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The organisational goal is to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. They are now seeking a Senior Associate Scientist - Analytical Operations to join their team in Cork.


The Position:

As a Senior Associate Scientist - Analytical Operations, you will independently plan and execute experiments that support routine & non-routine development activities and project goals.

In addition, responsibilities will include:

  • Applies advanced level of understanding of analytical methods.
  • Selects appropriate methods and techniques in performing methods development.
  • Collaborates to develop & validate methods.
  • May design new experiments to support development of drug substances and drug products or techniques to test such substances.
  • May create API or drug product specifications.
  • Generation, review and approval of development & validation lifecycle documentation including change controls, risk assessments, protocols, reports etc
  • Collation of data and technical writing for submissions for regulatory filings.
  • Planning and execution of method transfer/validations, process, cleaning and analytical testing in accordance with validation protocols
  • Recommends alternatives, research new methods and techniques and may proactively seek out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems.
  • Presents results of work, interprets data and draws conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work.
  • Works independently and determines methods and techniques on new or difficult assignments.
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires comprehensive evaluation of many factors.
  • Acts as a resource for other employees within the department.
  • Task management of junior employees may be required
  • Manage group with multiple areas of responsibility and may lead a component of a project within the job family.
  • Identifies and introduces new technology and/or methods to the organization and trains junior staff.


The Person

You will have a minimum of 9 years' experience in a similar role. A third level qualification in Chemistry or Biology is required.


To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Anna Carey on +353 87 392 8655 or email for a confidential discussion.


Anna Carey

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