6th of July 2020 – DelSiTech is recruiting a highly motivated drug development professional for an exciting key position at the company facility in Turku.
Director, Head of Formulation Development
Description of the position
As the Head of Formulation Development, you are leading the formulation development activities in DelSiTech. You are supervising the formulation R&D personnel of the company, consisting of experienced scientists. You are the company champion in pharmaceutical sciences. Your task is to provide the best formulation solutions for in-house product opportunities as well as our partner projects. You are in daily contact with our partners’ development teams worldwide regarding formulation issues. You also support business development efforts as the key pharmaceutical expert. Naturally, you belong to the company management team amongst the other directors.
To be successful in this position we expect you to have strong working experience in the pharma/biotech industry in pharmaceutical R&D of drug products, either in formulation development or manufacture. Knowledge in operating in a GMP environment is essential, and previous experience in drug development outsourcing as well as auditing service providers is highly appreciated. A great plus would be know-how on sterile products and injectables. You are familiar with writing regulatory documents, such as formulation development reports, batch records and IMPDs. Your educational background should be e.g. in pharmacy or technology, and a PhD/DSc degree is seen as an advantage, but not necessary. You are truly co-operative and also understand the business of DelSiTech. Excellent oral and written communication in English is mandatory. You are ready to travel for business if needed. You have previous experience in supervising drug development professionals, and your leading style is goal-oriented, supportive and inspiring.
We offer a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing drug development and drug delivery technology company with a highly interesting global business. In this position you will be able to grow as a leader and drug development professional and make a difference in your work. As a small dynamic company, we have a great working climate and co-workers with common values and mutual trust. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
Description of the position
Your task is to develop long-acting biodegradable silica based formulations for in-house product opportunities as well as for our partner projects. You work in project teams as the formulation expert and you may participate in several development projects at the same time. You are working in close collaboration with other formulation scientists, analytical scientists and project managers. Your daily work consists of conducting practical formulation laboratory work as well as reporting of the results to supervisors and project managers. An important part of the job is to participate in meetings with our partners’ development teams worldwide.
An ideal candidate for this position should have an educational background e.g. in pharmacy, technology, material sciences or chemistry and some working experience in the pharma/biotech industry or academy in the field of drug development or controlled drug delivery. Previous knowledge in formulation development or sol gel technology or spray drying is highly appreciated. You are familiar with writing documents and reports. Good oral and written communication in English is mandatory. Most importantly,
you are highly motivated to learn new skills, fast learner and able to work under pressure.
We offer a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing drug development and drug delivery technology company with a highly interesting global business. In this position you will be able to become a true expert in formulation development as well as a drug development professional with excellent prospects to move ahead in your career. As a small dynamic company, we have a great working climate and co-workers with common values and mutual trust. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
For all opportunities please send your application and CV to email@example.com by 21 August, 2020. For additional information please call CEO, Lasse Leino, tel. +358 408494694. Please leave a voice message, if not answered immediately.