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Senior Analytical Scientist - Late Stage Product Development, Ballerup

Created 05/05/2021
Reference 319592474
Category Other
Job type Full Time
Country Denmark
City Ballerup
Zip Not specified
Salary Competitive
Do you want an important role in developing treatments of skin diseases?Do you have solid experience within analytical development of small molecules and related drug products?Then this is your chance to join one of the world's leading companies within dermatology and to set your mark on the quality of life for millions of patients around the world.

LEO Pharma has embarked on a growth journey to become the preferred dermatology care partner in the world, dedicated to help people achieve healthy skin. We have an ambitious 2030 strategy, which aims to accelerate our impact in innovative therapeutics while strengthening our established portfolio and our global footprint in medical dermatology. Dermatology is an area of rapid growth and LEO Pharma's vision is to reach 125 million patients worldwide by 2025.


In Late Stage Product Development you will join 39 committed colleagues working in three departments responsible for analytical and pharmaceutical development of small molecule projects from proof of concept until 2 years after launch of the drug product.
You can look forward to becoming part of a team with high professional standards in an informal atmosphere. We are driven by mutual respect and helpfulness - and not to forget by having a good time together.

As a senior analytical scientist your essential tasks will be to:
  • Participate in CMC teams and project work. Collaborate with team members from different departments within development
  • Participate in maintaining the GMP system in the analytical departments and participate in cross functional work for optimisation of the GMP system
  • Manage selection and oversight of contract laboratories for analytical work packages
  • Lead, plan and document development work related to characterization, release testing, stability studies, specifications and reference standards, as well as analytical method development, validation and transfer
  • Coordinate activities at CRO/CDMO assuring adherence to agreed timelines and quality standards
  • Write analytical chemical documentation for clinical trials and new drug applications
  • Initiate/introduce new scientific know-how and keep an updated scientific and knowledge within analytical development and small molecules

The ideal candidate
  • Holds an MSc in pharmacy, engineering, or chemistry with focus on analytical chemistry
  • Has at least 5 years of relevant experience from the pharmaceutical industry
  • Has proven scientific skills in analytical development for small molecules in late phase development (Phase 2 and 3)
  • Has experience in outsourcing and coordinating activities with CMO/CROs
  • Is familiar with GMP and regulatory guidelines
  • Is innovative, flexible, and quality minded
  • Has an outgoing personality
  • Has excellent communication skills and be fluent in English, both spoken and written

Further information

For additional information, contact:
  • Senior Manager Karen Wibe Enevoldsen or +45 40935444
  • Senior Manager Vibeke Jessen +45 41371184

We will review the applications on an ongoing basis, and close the vacancy as soon as we have the right match, so please do not hesistate in sending us your application and CV. Deadline for application 23 May 2021.