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Analytical Development Manager

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  • 80,000-100,000
  • 21 Nov 2022
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Analytical Development Manager

About the Company

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Analytical Manager to join a key site in Cork.

About the Position

In this role you will service as the Subject Matter Expert at the site and lead a passionate, committed team of approx. 20 QC Analysts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to the analytical development team
  • Support troubleshooting and problem-solving activities and coach the team members to increase their capability
  • Provide mentorship to the project teams to ensure that they achieve their results
  • Lead analytical discussions with customers and communicate with SMEs in the Process Development, Project Management, QA, QC and IPC groups
  • Ensure that safety standards and housekeeping standards are met and encourage a safety mindset
  • Support compliance activities to ensure the team is ‘inspection ready’ at all times
  • Lead analytical technology transfer activities for the site and transfer analytical methods to the QC and IPC labs.
  • Instill a continuous improvement mentality in the team and look to improve and simplify ways of working
  • Evaluate new analytical technologies
  • Work closely with the chemistry development team to provide support to projects as required
  • Support and guide the analytical chemists in their professional development ensuring that they have the required technical training and opportunities for personal growth.
  • Author or contribute to regulatory submissions, patents and other internal documentation relevant to the role.
  • Develop/Expand scientific, technical, and drug discovery knowledge by reading the peer reviewed scientific literature, attending scientific conferences and via relevant training


  • Degree, Masters or PhD in analytical chemistry.
  • Minimum of 10 years proven experience in an analytical chemistry environment. Experienced in analytical method development, troubleshooting, validation and transfer.
  • Ideally some experience in a CDMO environment.
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Proficient knowledge of analytical chemistry, particularly in method development, troubleshooting and analytical transfer.
  • Experienced in HPLC, UPLC, GC, LC-MS, GC-MS, ICP
  • Experienced in analytical technology transfer and in change control
  • Proven ability to think critically and innovatively combined with willingness to challenge

Remuneration Package

A strong, senior level package is available for the right candidate.
For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.
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