R&D Senior Formulation Scientist for Pharmaceutical Product Support

Are you passionate about improving lives of millions of people by developing treatments for skin diseases?

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. Global Research and Development in LEO Pharma devotes its efforts to develop innovative drugs for the treatment of skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema. You can look forward to become part of a team with high professional standards in an informal atmosphere.

Great opportunity within product support

In Pharmaceutical Product Support we provide an interesting opportunity to use your expert knowledge and experiences within drug product formulation to make a difference for the patients using topical products.

Pharmaceutical Product Support is part of Global R&D, counting 40 persons divided into three departments. We provide fast, efficient and qualified pharmaceutical and analytical support documentation for all marketed products at LEO Pharma.


In the Pharmaceutical Experts and Formulation Scientists department you will join 12 dedicated, enthusiastic and highly scientific colleagues . Our focus is to provide scientific support for all marketed products in LEO Pharma, focusing on pharmaceutical and formulation aspects within small molecules and biopharm.. Our values are courage, trust and mutual respect and helpfulness – and we care about each other.

Together we will make sure that your professional competences will be put to use and at LEO Pharma we provide great opportunities for further personal and professional development.

An interesting job with multiple aspects

As an R&D Senior Formulation Scientist you will work closely with your colleagues on interdisciplinary projects within the LEO organisation both in Denmark and globally. Along with your colleagues, you will ensure scientific support on formulation, process related issues, and maintain CMC documentation for our marketed products. 

Senior Formulation Scientist

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Project management and task leadresponsibilities for LEO projects and assets
  • manage collaboration with colleagues outside the department
  • write, update and approve documentation for registration in connection with projects, questions from authorities, renewals and applications for variations within quality (formulation and process)
  • conduct laboratory scale experiments in order to support other LEO departments, e.g. the production, QC, and purchasing
  • participate in projects across the organisation in both Denmark, Ireland and France, that need formulation specific input.
  • coordinate or participate in ad hoc tasks, e.g. root cause investigations


Your interests and experience

You have 5+ years of experience within formulation development or support, with and an education as Master of Science in Pharmacy, Engineering, Chemistry or other relevant area.

As a support department, we receive a large number of unforeseen and urgent enquiries, and you must therefore be able to juggle a number of tasks and work on several projects at the same time.

You will thrive in Pharmaceutical Product Support if you:

  • have a can-do attitude
  • are responsible, flexible, and a competent decision-maker
  • are service minded
  • have strong collaboration skills
  • have strong communication skills and are proficient in English  – both spoken and written
  • work independently and systematically
  • enjoy knowledge sharing with your colleagues
  • support your close colleagues to meet project deadlines
  • are good at switching between tasks in long term projects and tasks with short deadline
  • experience with project leadership and/or Lean will be a benefit

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!


Further information?

Please do not hesitate to contact Senior Manager Kian Schmücker Conteh, +45 7226 2946 if you want to know more about the position.

We look forward to receiving your application. Deadline is 31 of May 2018.

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About LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma helps people achieve healthy skin. By offering care solutions to patients in more than 100 countries globally, LEO Pharma supports people in managing their skin conditions.
Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions.
LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 5,300 people worldwide.
For more information, visit www.leo-pharma.com.
Application deadline: 31/05/2018

Location: Ballerup, Copenhagen

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Contacts: Kian Schmucher Conteh
Telephone: +45 4137 1174