Associate Director - Analytical Sciences

Associate Director - Analytical Sciences
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Halewood, Merseyside, England, UK Halewood Merseyside UK l24 8rb
Job Ref: J2160022
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 23 April 2021
This is an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director to step into a technical role to oversee all technical aspects

We are working with a global contract development and manufacturing organisation, who specialise in the development life changing biopharmaceuticals.

Job Title: Associate Director- Analytical Sciences

Vacancy type: Permanent

Salary: Highly attractive along with other benefits

Location: North West of England

This is an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director to step into a technical role to oversee all technical aspects of cell and analytical molecular biology.


  • Defining and proposing the strategy for CMC analytics to support product and process development, seeking approval from the Regulatory Affairs, Project Management and stakeholders.

  • Designing Biological Characterisation testing plans and aligning the physicochemical characterisation testing plans in compliance with all current ICH regulatory guidelines.

  • Ensuring the Cell and Analytical Molecular Biology team are equipped with scientific and technical.


  • Comprehensive understanding of the principles of cell and analytical molecular biology (e.g. qPCR, ddPCR, ELISA, Sanger Sequencing)
  • In-depth knowledge of cell-based assays with extensive experience using cell-based bioassays for the analysis of viral products

  • Greater understanding of residual analysis, techniques for determining Full: Empty particle analysis and product sequencing, (particularly NGS)

  • In-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art titre analysis of viral proteins and viral genomes and characterisation of viral proteins and associated strategies

  • Sound technical and regulatory understanding of the requirements for characterisation and CMC requirements for advanced therapeutic medicinal products and associated agency interactions.

SRG are the UK number 1 recruitment company specialising in the science, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, renewable, biotech, chemicals and medical devices sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Rebecca Evans at For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Rebecca on 01618682206.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

23/05/2021 12:03:12
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Contact Consultant:
Behruz Sheikh

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