Head of Formulation

Job Title: Head of Formulation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Salary: £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-12
Reference: BH-115658
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 13, 2019 15:45

Job Description

Head of Formulation - Pharmaceutical R&D - North East - Permanent

A new role has come available for a Head of Formulation to join a Pharmaceutical company in the North East. Are you interested in the opportunity to oversee non-clinical and clinical formulation development projects and manage a rapidly expanding team?

Head of Formulation Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of scientists engaged in formulation development, analytical method development/validation, stability investigational and materials science/spectroscopy studies.
  • Provide scientific and administrative guidance to a team of formulation development and analytical scientists
  • Work directly with potential clients to formalise the scope of work requests and to maximise the number and value of awards
  • Ensure that awarded work is progressed and reported to the expected quality standards/schedule. As required act as the client’s main point of contact for awarded studies
Head of Formulation Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
  • Postgraduate experience in a relevant scientific discipline is desirable.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of formulation science
  • Good knowledge of analytical methodologies and the drug development process
  • Experience in the management of professional staff
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and flexible approach to new work challenges.
If you are interested, please contact