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Pharmaceutical Development Team Manager

Dermal Laboratories Ltd - Kempston Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a Pharmaceutical Development Team Manager. The successful applicant will manage and oversee:

  • Product formulation and analytical method development
  • Process scale up & transfer of products to a commercial environment
  • The formulation, analytical development and pilot production teams


The role will continue to strengthen and drive cross-functional relationships within the development team, to ensure that strategy is developed and executed for each development project.


Be able to work effectively across cross-functional teams including but not limited to New Product Research, Clinical, Marketing, Quality, Stability, Regulatory, Commercial Manufacture and Purchasing & Supply.


Be a critical input into continuous product improvements and troubleshooting within both in-house and commercial settings for existing commercial products with regards to manufacturing and analytical methodology.


To apply for this position, you must as a minimum hold a degree or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline and have significant experience working within a formulation/development environment ideally in the pharmaceutical industry.


Previous experience of managing a team would be beneficial along with excellent project management and interpersonal skills.


The role requires ability to ‘problem solve’ and work under pressure to meet demanding timelines.


An excellent knowledge of the development of new products (medicinal, medical devices and/or cosmetics) is essential along with accomplished report writing skills. Knowledge of topical dosage forms would be advantageous. Experience in pilot production and the commercial manufacturing environment would be beneficial along with an understanding of analytical methodology.