Graduates - Pharma

Athlone, Ireland
02 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Graduates - Pharmaceutical

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health . You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

Envision a workplace where you have a direct impact on improving health, work alongside expert scientists, use newest technologies and collaborate with industry thought leaders and therapeutic experts. Welcome to PPD® Laboratories, where science is our passion, quality is our commitment and people are the cornerstone of our success.

Our Pharmaceutical team is currently welcoming applications from Pharmaceutical Graduates to join our GMP laboratory in Athlone.

We will be looking for Graduates to work in:
  • Laboratory/Analytical positions

  • Project Coordinator positions

Analytical duties:
  • Performs routine sample preparation and analysis
  • Maintains a laboratory notebook and completes all laboratory documentation
  • Reviews, interprets, and analyzes data
  • Trains on routine operation, maintenance and theory of analytical instrumentation, SOPs and regulatory guidelines.

Project Coordinator duties:
  • Provide project coordination and support to pharma lab in relation to samples
  • Interact and communicate with clients, lab leaders, Project Managers, and analysts and assists with the operational flow of projects.
  • Receipt and inspection of samples and recording on system
  • Scheduling samples to laboratory projects
  • Preparation of protocols and specifications and all associated documentation


Education and Experience

Are you a Graduate looking to kick start their career in a growing pharmaceutical company then why not apply to us today - you should have:

  • Bachelors Degree in Science (Chemistry, Pharma Science or similar)
  • Some experience in a regulatory environment demonstrating
    • Analytical experience

    • Project coordination/sample management experience
  • Self motivated, Organised, excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme , ensuring you reach your potential.

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.

- 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.


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