Business & Technical Assistant

Business & Technical Assistant
  • £21,500 - £25,000 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Sandwich, Kent, England, UK Sandwich Kent UK CT13 9NJ
Job Ref: J2164226
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 22 April 2022
Are you a graduate looking for an 'in' to the pharmaceutical company? Or someone looking for a change in career?

Job Title: Business Technical Assistant

Department: Synergy Science

Client: Viatris

Location: Sandwich, Kent

Contract Duration: to 31/12/2022 in the first instance + extension

Salary: £21,500 - £25,000

Are you a graduate looking for an 'in' to the pharmaceutical company? Or someone looking for a change in career?SRG Synergy are currently working with a global pharmaceutical company who are seeking a Site Operations Business & Technical Assistant to join their team. The role will involve supporting and coordinating the R&D business activities. We are looking for someone with a good Scientific Knowledge, Data Skills, and a good admin mindset.

Role Description:

  • You will support and coordinate business activities for R&D manufacturing and analytical testing at external vendors to deliver projects
  • Supports and coordinates business activities within Site Operations for R&D
  • You will manage the coordination of legal contracts for outsourcing activities for R&D in addition to purchase orders and invoices for said activities

Role Responsibilities:

  • Carries out Site Operations commitments/responsibilities to support milestones for drug product development, working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Creates and maintains data and information management systems (e.g., Excel).
  • Supports R&D scientists to enable effective management of workload and priorities at CROs.
  • Manages the raising, negotiation, and execution of CDAs and legal contracts.
  • Manages the raising, approval and issue of purchase orders, and approval of invoices for outsourcing activities.
  • Supports distribution and shipping activities in Technical Operations as required.



  • Experience with corporate business systems for managing finance, accounting and/or legal contracts
  • Experienced user of Excel for management and presentation of data and information
  • A - level or equivalent in Maths, and/or Science & English
  • Excellent communication skills, proactive engagement in issue resolution
  • Be able to collaborate effectively with suppliers and other groups across the organisation to achieve clear goals and outcomes to deliver the portfolio.


  • Ability to organize data and documentation using different IT systems
  • Understanding of R&D activities within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Business systems administration and management background
  • Degree level qualification
  • Previous experience working within data and data/information management systems and managing / manipulating data/information.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for supporting the development of medicines

22/05/2022 08:38:31
GBP 21500 25000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Tom O'Neill

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