Chemistry Manager CMC

Industry Sector Chemical, Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary Competitive


Chemistry Manager CMC


Location – Oxfordshire


Our client is currently seeking and experienced Chemist to join their Oxfordshire facility and the CMC Team. From this position, the aim is to support the company with the discovery and development of antibiotic medications for the treatment of bacterial infections.


The role is a critic role within the company, reporting to the Senior Director of API. Core responsibilities include:


  • Design of new synthetic routes and processes suitable for scale-up manufacture
  • Support in assay development and validation, product characterization and QC & stability testing
  • Develop and manage external CDMO’s to facilitate project delivery
  • Support API Synthesis
  • Work closely with CMC sub teams and wider business
  • Ensure internal processes and SOP’s comply to ICH and GxP guidelines


Suitable applicants

This position requires a good degree of autonomy & responsibility and therefore requires individuals who have a significant level of industry exposure and knowledge of the Drug Development market.

Key experience includes:


  • Strong technical background with experience in synthetic chemistry and drug development challenges
  • Experience with Analytical Development including solid state and biopharmaceutic characterisation.
  • Experience in supporting development for GMP manufacturing from early to late clinical phase
  • Familiar with process validation
  • Experience in managing CDMO drug programs
  • Ideally educated to MSc or PhD in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Analytical Science or relevant subject


In return, my client offers a permanent opportunity working within a growing company with an attractive remuneration package (based on experience).

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