Lead Analytical Chemist

  • Location

    West Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Analytical Chemistry

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  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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Rowland Talent Solutions has a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Analytical Chemist to join a Pharmaceutical Company in Berkshire.

In this role you will lead a team of Analysts and manage key projects for the company. You will be responsible for planning and carrying out analytical test methods for novel and existing compounds for pre-clinical and clinical applications.

Duties include:

  • Plan and implement an Analytical testing strategy to support the delivery of client projects
  • Analytical method development, validation and tech transfers of analytical methods specifically HPLC/ UPLC.
  • Set up and carry out stability studies
  • Anticipate and solve analytical problems
  • Work and collaborate with Project Managers, the Quality Manager, Regulatory, Suppliers and Clients.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out to cGMP
  • Write and review reports for internal customers, clients and regulatory bodies.
  • Prepare and review technical documentation, SOPs and policies.


Ideal candidates will have extensive experience in Analytical Chemistry, developing and validating methods for new and novel material. You will have a degree or PhD in Analytical Chemistry (or similar subject) and have experience developing HPLC methods from scratch. Previous experience in managing projects and/ or supervisory experience is essential for this role.  




Key words: Analytical Chemist, HPLC, Method Development, Validation, ICH, GMP, Pharmaceutical, Team Leader, Principal Scientist, Senior Scientist