Head of Early Formulation and Development

Industry Sector Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary Competitive


Head of Early Formulation and Development


Sector - Pharmaceutical


Location – Oxfordshire


Our client is a global leader in drug discovery and development services within the Pharmaceutical sector. Due to continued growth an opportunity has now come available for a Head of Early Formulation and Development.


The role:

As an essential role within the Formulation Team you will be responsible for leading c25 scientists and continue the success and growth of the team and Drug Development projects within the company.

The role will require a strong technical knowledge but this will primarily be used to lead the strategy and growth of the formulation team. The scope of the role is broad, however, core responsibilities include:

·      Lead the Formulation and Development group and collaboration across international sites

·      Budget and P&L management at operational level

·      Recruit, motivate and develop the team to deliver high performance

·      Act as expert representative for the Formulation team in external meetings and customer/stakeholder discussions

·      Promote innovation within Formulation

·      Ensure company best practice and quality compliance across the Formulation team.


Suitable applicants:

·      Extensive experience within Pharmaceutical industry, preferably within a CRO/CMO

·      Significant experience heading-up a R&D team including the successful delivery of growth strategies

·      Good understanding of Pharmaceutical Drug Development and Early-stage, pre-clinical formulation

·      Strong knowledge of GMP and pharmaceutical quality and regulatory standards

·      Excellent problem solving skills


The Package:

This in an integral role within the business and offers an attractive salary, benefits and the opportunity to work within a Global Pharmaceutical company with professional development opportunities.

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