Development Analyst

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  • Location

    Livingston, West Lothian

  • Sector:

    Scientific and Pharmaceutical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lisa Meikle

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our client, a pharmaceutical company based in Livingston are looking for a Development Analyst on a contract basis initially for 1 year.

Job Purpose:
To conduct analysis, stability studies, development, validation and transfer of methods.
This role reports to the Senior Development Analyst/Team Leader and will primarily be responsible for conducting analytical activities, stability studies, development, validation and transfer methods. The role will be responsible for providing technical expertise at both a theoretical and practical level. The ideal candidate will therefore have a pharmaceutical analysis background and have gained experience within a cGMP, FDA and MHRA regulated environment.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Plan, implement, conduct and document stability studies
Conduct analysis to support formulation development
Analyse and report data accurately in a clear and concise manner
Perform method development and validation or transfer
Compilation of customer/client reports
Conduct data and write-up checking of reports generated by other laboratory personnel

Personal Situation
Able to work extended hours should that be required


Skilled in analytical techniques eg HPLC, Dissolution and Gas Chromatography
A science degree in a relevant scientific discipline
Direct experience with data analysis.
An understanding of the technical and practical skills involved stability studies, method development, transfer and validation
Proven ability to work to key regulatory and compliance requirements
Able to communicate well via written media with specific emphasis on report writing.
Able to work with minimal supervision.

We will also consider recent graduates in the relevent Scientific Disiplines (Pharmaceutical, Drug Design, Forensic, Chemisrty etc)