Formulation Manager

Job Title: Formulation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-03
Reference: 80239
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2018 12:13

Job Description

Formulation Manager - Pharmaceutical - Oxfordshire

We are currently seeking an ambitious and motivated Formulation Development Manager to join a rapidly expanding Pharmaceutical company in the Oxfordshire area. Are you a strong leader with extensive experience in pharmaceutical formulation development and interested in the opportunity to manage and grow a large and highly functioning team?

  • Coach/lead the Formulation department providing mentoring, technical expertise and guidance to the team
  • Leading a number of formulation development studies including customer interaction and development of new business
  • Provide technical expertise and support for the life-cycle of formulation development activities
  • Ensure and oversee the execution of both standalone and integrated projects, including timelines, resources and budgets.
  • Development and growth of the Formulation department
Qualifications and Experience:
  • PhD in Pharmaceutics, or other relevant Chemistry related degree.
  • Extensive industrial experience within Formulation.
  • Experience in Formulation techniques, in particular techniques used for delivery of insoluble drugs in non-clinical studies.
  • Prior leadership/management experience is essential.
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to anticipate road blocks and make contingency plans where needed.
  • Complex project management experience.
  • Able to prioritise multiple expectations and work in a fast paced environment.
In return you can expect a generous salary and benefits package, including 26 days holiday and a competitive pension, as well as the opportunity to develop and grow an expanding Formulation team.