Lead Scientist

Chippenham | Full-Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: 2020-05-29

Reference: VN449

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Job Summary
This is your opportunity to work alongside industry experts and use your pharmaceutical development skills to deliver advanced inhalation products that can have a positive impact on patients’ lives around the world. We are growing our team so why not join Vectura and enjoy the opportunity to support the development of innovative medical solutions.

Your role
We are looking for experienced scientists to join our pharmaceutical development team at our Chippenham site, supporting product development using our cutting edge range of smart inhalation devices.

You will be an essential part of our nebuliser team and have a wide range of laboratory and/or analytical activities. Plan and perform a wide range of laboratory and/or process activities, applying technical knowledge and competence. Involvement in problem solving, quality investigation, drive / progress root cause analysis.

Working in an inclusive environment you will be able to communicate and report findings to senior stakeholders and be able to plan and prioritise work to meet required timeframes.

What you need
Degree educated in a scientific subject, you will be able to demonstrate the appropriate scientific technical skill and knowledge from within a pharmaceutical environment. You will be a proven complex problem solver and a capable mentor able to support colleagues. You will be able to lead concurrent protocols and be able to communicate effectively with the team and other colleagues. We will accept applications from scientists experienced in developing inhalation products from within a pharmaceutical environment. Experience of working with nebulisers is preferred.

What you get
In return for your skills and expertise, we offer a competitive base salary, annual bonus and generous benefits package including a pension plan, life assurance, private health, dental plan, share save/incentive schemes, cycle to work scheme and free parking.

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