Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

R&D Manager

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Dublin City Centre
  • 41828752

The R&D Manager will take responsibility for leading all R&D activities including formulation development and analytical development / validation



  • Develop and manage the R&D function to support the company operations, including but not limited to:
    • Formulation Development
    • Analytical Method Development
    • Analytical Method Validation
    • Assist in Manufacture / Sampling / Testing of Clinical / Pivotal Stability batches
    • NPI Transfer / Scale-up of products


  • Lead the day to day activities of R&D function to ensure delivery of the goals and objectives of the function.
  • Develop and manage the R&D documentation and reporting systems so that R&D activities are effectively documented and reported.
  • Provide technical guidance and training to R&D group.
  • Liaise with other departments including Laboratory, QA, Production as appropriate to ensure delivery of the R&D programme.
  • Assist in the introduction and development of new technologies and equipment to support NPI from R&D into clinical / commercial as required.
  • Assist with external R&D collaborations and with the evaluation of the R&D pipeline including input to feasibility, regulatory strategy and clinical strategy.
  • Provide regulatory input and assistance including generation of regulatory submission documentation
  • Provide assistance and liaise with the external consultants on the IP strategy, including preparation of documentation for patent applications, as appropriate.
  • Assist with the preparation of reports and other documents to support funding support applications including grants, R&D tax credit applications etc.
  • Submit monthly reports to summarise progress, key challenges and issues to be addressed.
  • Manage the R&D budget.



Degree in Pharmacy or Chemistry or similar qualification.

5+ years R&D formulation experience in pharmaceutical GMP environment, preferably within oral, non-sterile dosage forms

Relevant analytical experience is desirable but not essential

Knowledge and experienced of equipment used for the manufacturing of Drug Product.

Highly flexible, works well in a team environment, and has necessary skills to organize, mobilize, communicate, influence and lead.

Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Excellent Project Management Skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Experience in leading, managing and motivating teams

Interested? Send an up to date CV to or call 0214297900 for more information. 


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