LEO Pharma

Senior Analytical Scientist to Late Stage Product Development

Do you want an important role in developing treatments of 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.

Analytical chemistry and late phase projects with small molecules

You will immediately take an active, operational part in driving late development projects forward. Here you will get to use your scientific knowledge and analytical mindset. In detail you will be expected to:

  • Be an integral part of our project teams from proof of concept until two years after launch, where you will bring your analytical knowledge into play in a project specific manner.
  • Develop and validate analytical methods for drug substances and drug products, set specifications, handle impurities, conduct stability studies and analysis of IMP productions, both internally and externally in collaboration with CMOs.
  • Write analytical documents for the health authorities relating to clinical trials, such as IMPDs.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to continuously improve our ways of working across the organisation, e.g. within compliance and quality related issues.

Passionate profile with drive and ambitions

We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious Senior Scientist with an outgoing spirit. It is an advantage if you have a proven track record of analytical project work in development phases in the pharmaceutical industry, knowledge of GMP and it is a further advantage if you have experience with cooperation with CMOs. You hold a MSc in engineering, pharmacy or chemistry with focus on analytical chemistry and have at least 5 years of experience within pharmaceutical development.
In our R&D environment it is important that you are curious and have a decisive, flexible and open mindset.

Late Stage Product Development – your new team

As our new Senior Scientist you will become part of Late Stage Product Development with 39 committed colleagues working in a an open and informal environment. We are driven by courage, trust and mutual respect and helpfulness – and not to forget having a good time together.
You may look forward to a work experience where your professional competences will be put to use and with ample opportunities for further personal development. We will look very much forward to get you on board in our joint efforts towards helping people achieve healthy skin.


Further information

Please contact Senior Manager, Vibeke Jessen, +45 41371184.
We look forward to receiving your application. Deadline is Monday 6th of August 2018.

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