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Biopharmaceutical Analytical Group Supervisor ( Joining Bonus €3000 )

Biopharmaceutical Analytical Group Supervisor, Athlone, Ireland ( Joining Bonus €3000 )

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and thepeople who need it. We are the people of PPD - thousands of employees inlocations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improvehealth .You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of deliveringlife-savingtherapies to patients.

Our GMP laboratory based in Athlone, Ireland offers fullyintegrated solutions for product development and analytical development,including analytical testing services in method development, method validation,method transfer, release and stability studies. Our highly qualified GMP labstaff work across our 3 laboratory groups: Biopharm, Small Molecule, andInhalation.

The role of Associate Group Leader is to provide support to our BioPharmdepartment by providing management and direction to a group of laboratory staffand resources for project activities and needs, overseeing daily operations tomonitor quality and project timeliness, and assist in preparation andimplementation of company policies, quality systems and training programs.

Key responsibilities:
  • Management of a team of analysts
  • Allocation, scheduling and managing laboratory resources forgroup's project activities and updates LIMS for project status. Reviewstimesheet reports for billing accuracy.
  • Preparation, review and approval of study protocols, projectstatus reports, final study reports and other project-related technicaldocuments.
  • Designing experimental study and participates in technicaltroubleshooting.
  • Reviewing data for technical quality and compliance to protocols,methods and SOPs. Review and approve laboratory investigations,deviations, QA facility and data audits. Assists in client and regulatoryauthority audits.
  • Responding to client questions and needs; leads client technicalmeetings.
  • Assisting in preparation of proposals, project definition andpricing.
  • Coordinating and prioritizing project activities with internalfunctional groups (physical testing, analytical development, etc.) and supportfunctions (QA, sample management, etc.)
  • Assisting senior group leaders and/or managers in theirresponsibilities.
  • Preparation and implementing SOPs and company operationalpolicies. Ensuring adherence and making recommendations to quality systemimprovements.

Job Qualification:

Education & experience:
  • Educated to a Bachelor's Degree level in a relevant area, ie chemistry, biochemistry
  • Management experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech or analytical contract laboratory industries
  • Stability/QC/analytical R&D/project and program management.
  • Direct supervision of technical staff.
  • Full understanding of GMP requirements, client SOPs, ICH guidelines, EP and USP requirements, EMA and FDA guidance's.
  • Knowledge and experience of a wide range of techniques, HPLC, UPLC, Electrophoresis (CE, iCE, SDS-PAGE), ELISA, spectrophotometry .

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture , where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.
  • Joining Bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual Leave 25 days
  • Medical Health care cover
  • Life Insurance

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you. 1

As we are likely to receive many applications, sometimes we are unable to provide feedback to everyone.


Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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