Director, Analytical Services

The Director of Analytical Services leads a team of Analysts and Scientists in the performance of Quality Control (QC) and Analytical Development & Validation (D&V) testing for drug products. He manages laboratory resources to ensure priority activities meet timelines.


Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall management of the laboratory analysts and performance evaluation
  • Supervises the activities of the analytical laboratories and the planning of the work by the supervisor and team leader.
  • Provide scientific leadership and technical expertise, mentorship, and guidance to the Analytical Services group
  • Recommend and implement new technologies in analytical laboratories
  • Act as a leader by implementing a culture of continuous improvement and bring about change management in a positive way
  • Ensure the efficient use of material, financial and human resources to carry out proper management of analysis costs and adherence to budgets
  • Participate in the price negotiation and recommendation process for new equipment, new suppliers of laboratory supplies
  • Ensure compliance with regulations, internal SOPs and HSE standards
  • Evaluate and approve internal and external analytical non-standards.
  • Proactively collaborate with other groups to achieve continuous process improvement
  • Respond to regulatory inquiries and audits regarding work performed.

Required skills and experience:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Member of the Ordre des Chimistes (required)
  • More than 10 years of experience in the analysis of pharmaceutical products including 5 years with personnel management responsibilities
  • Bilingual (French/English) at a professional written and verbal level
  • Extensive knowledge of GLP & GMP regulations and ICH guidance documents and industry standards for analytical methods
  • Ability to manage resources, budget, and schedules to ensure timely completion of tasks and delivery of data and reports
  • Ability to work successfully with an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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