Quality , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Analytical Development Scientist

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Northern England
  • 41961448

PE Global is currently recruiting for an Analytical Development Scientist for a leading multi-national Animal Health/Pharma client based in Speke, Liverpool.

This is an initial 12 month contract with strong possibility of extension.


There is an exciting opportunity to join dynamic process and analytical team responsible for development of new biopharmaceutical and vaccine products. The large molecule technical development team works collaboratively with an inclusive culture to deliver innovation for the company. The analytical scientist role is predominantly lab based and will involve development of new analytical methods to support current microbial and cell culture projects


  • Provide technical expertise and leadership for delivery of the analytical agenda within process development projects based in the development laboratories and pilot plant areas at Speke or for projects across the global network. Includes HPLC, ELISA, UV, CE-SDS techniques.
  • Plan, execute and evaluate laboratory studies through hands on experimentation. Make sound technical judgements through data interpretation, knowledge and experience for project direction and delivery.
  • Provide regular communications for project progress to senior technical staff and key stakeholders globally. Deliver high quality peer reviewed technical reports. Work collaboratively with other team members.
  • Responsible for ensuring and driving compliance in all safety and quality aspects for process development activities. Be accountable for spend/cost control.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities through innovation and shared technical knowledge across the global network.
  • Develop links and collaborations with external organisations for analytical development and carry out tech transfers according to project and business requirements.



  • Degree or higher degree within chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology/biologics or related discipline.
  • At least 2 years hands on knowledge and expertise in analytical method development or other relevant experience, such as a PhD, is preferable.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of protein chemistry
  • Expertise in development of new analytical methods and optimisation specifically HPLC, UV, ELISA & CE-SDS.
  • Ability to operate according to Good Research Practices and produce technical documentation to high standards.
  • Good understanding of potential CQAs, process and product related impurities and stability needs.
  • Ability to lead, plan and execute method validations or fit for purpose studies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and across sites with other team members.
  • Deep scientific curiosity, research mind-set. Ability to resolve issues for early to late phase development.
  • Strong learning agility with a demonstrated ability to expand into new areas in response to business needs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build strong working relationships at all levels in the organisation.
  • Experience/ability to interpret structural analytical data e.g. mass spec knowledge or cell based assay data would be preferable

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, or alternatively send an up to date CV to jennifer.horgan@peglobal.net

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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