Manager - Analytical Development

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. France
Dreux, France
Posting date: 05 Jun 2024

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and innovative individual to lead a team in a Pharmaceutical Development organisation. This role is focused on the development of small molecules, peptides and devices. The successful candidate will ensure the design, execution, evaluation and communication of the suitable analytical package required for Drug Products at each phase of development. This role also involves managing, mobilising and developing a scientific team to guarantee the validity and reliability of the analytical development strategy implemented.


  • Define the team's annual objectives in line with Product Development objectives.
  • Lead the team, define and implement work organisation, ensure information communication, and participate in the development of the teams' skills.
  • Design analytical development studies, evaluate results, and communicate findings in the form of study reports.
  • Provide expertise in analytical methods development, validation, transfer, stability program and formulation and process development analytical support.
  • Participate in the definition and implementation of the strategy and selection of subcontractors.
  • Contribute to the writing of specific sections of the regulatory files dossier.
  • Anticipate resource needs and propose recommendations.
  • Ensure and maintain GMP compliance of the laboratory.
  • Lead a transversal team in charge of pharmaceutical project in development.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Scientific background (Master/ Engineer degree / Pharmacist) with a PhD in chemistry, analytical sciences, drug quality control or another related field.
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical development projects.
  • Solid experience in team management.
  • Experience of working in an international environment.
  • Strong expertise of analytical techniques and of standard pharmacopeia methods.
  • Strong knowledge of BPF and cGMP.
  • Significant experience in development of pharmaceutical products in Europe and in USA including writing of regulatory dossier.
  • Fluency in English to ensure efficient interface with international CMOs.
  • Strong ability to organise your daily activities along with good task prioritisation skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work in a collaborative way.
  • Capacity for critical evaluation of problem and proactivity for solution proposal.
  • Good synthesis competencies and solid technical writing skills, both in English and in French.

Interested or know someone who might be? Reach out to James Hume using the following:


📞 020 8167 5468

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