Senior Analytical Scientist

Compass Life Sciences
Reading, Berkshire (GB)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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R & D
Full Time
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Senior Analytical Scientist


Competitive Salary

Compass Life Sciences are working with a leading CDMO who, due to growth, are looking to appoint a new Senior Analytical Scientist to join the team.

If you have a background in Analytical Science and Development, and you have an interest in moving to the next step in your career to a new business that offers great progression prospects and the opportunity to be involved in top class sciences then this could be the role for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing routine daily operations in the GMP analytical laboratory, in compliance with cGMP and all other regulatory agency requirements
  • Performing HPLC, FTIR, UV, Dissolution & KF analysis and performing one or more of NGI, ED, PSD, in compliance with documentation e.g. SOPs
  • Evaluate data and contribute to problem solving
  • Train/mentor staff, and provide analytical expertise to junior staff
  • Analytical Representative on Projects liaising with other departments to achieve objectives and timelines
  • Help maintain the departments GMP systems compliance of internal operations with internal procedures and regulatory requirements


The ideal candidate will have experience working in a GMP lab working in pharmaceutical development as an Analytical Scientist. You will have excellent working knowledge of method development and validation with strong experience in HPLC and Empower data acquisition systems. In this role you will nee to be a strong communicator and have the confidence to help train and develop the junior members of the team. Experience in Inhalation would be advantageous though not essential

In exchange our client is offering a competitive salary with a great benefits package and progression opportunities.

Does this sound like the right role for you to further develop your career? Then please get in touch with Ben Brown on 02393 874 320 or


Compass Associates Ltd. trading as Compass Life Sciences are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Compass Life Sciences was formed in 2018 by veteran recruitment professionals. Candid conversations with Investors and clients identified a demand for highly knowledgeable, experienced, quality-based recruitment solutions within the sector that offered a genuine, consultative service.

Our capabilities have grown in line with our team’s headcount; and we now serve a wide range of key specialisms including R&D, Clinical Research, Commercial Operations, Data & Bioinformatics, Regulatory Affairs and Medical Affairs. We have been consistently commended for offering the highest levels of knowledge-based recruitment solutions to both candidates and clients.

We believe that the future of recruitment is firmly rooted in ingrained partnerships, where a more proactive and strategic relationship is important. As Compass Life Sciences continues to move forward, we will endeavour to provide the highest quality, valued solutions in all our relationships.

Differentiated by quality and knowledge, Compass Life Sciences has been born out of the desire to raise the standards of Life Sciences recruitment in the UK and Global markets.

As a team, we are proud to be able to evidence experience working in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Supplier & Vendor industries, ranging from University Placement Years, through to onsite Talent Acquisition employment, which has provided our fundamental understanding of the specialisms we recruit both for, and into

Contact Us
  • Admiral House
  • 8a, High Street
  • Cosham
  • PO6 3BZ
  • United Kingdom
  • 02392 384555
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