Analytical Scientist – Pharmaceuticals (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Innovative Pharmaceutical Company
  • Modern facilities with Well Equipped Laboratory
  • 12 Month Maternity Leave Replacement Tenure



Our client is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercialising specialty and generic topical pharmaceuticals. With a strong product pipeline and continued growth, the company is listed on the ASX.

Boasting modern facilities and state of the art laboratories, our client offers a friendly, supportive work environment and access to parking as well as public transport. The working environment is one that embodies  vision and values, celebrates diversity of background and thought, and supports a balance of professional and personal needs.



This is a great opportunity for someone looking to utilise and expand their skills during a 12 month maternity leave replacement tenure. 

As the successful candidate, you will develop and validate analytical methods for drug product stability and other studies to support their pharmaceutical development programs.

You will be well versed in adherence to pharmaceutical regulatory requirements throughout the product development, quality control (QC) and stability programs. You will be proficient in the use of scientific instrumentation, in particular HPLC and GC systems and Waters Empower™ software.

Ideally you will also possess knowledge of topical drug delivery technology and have experience of instrument validation including installation, operation and performance qualifications.

Proven experience in assisting with laboratory maintenance and calibration, logistics, quality and continuous improvement activities as required also beneficial to this role.

Should you secure this position, you will:

  • Develop and validate stability tests methods for new products with HPLC, GC and MS
  • Conduct QC testing of raw materials, in-process samples, components and finished products
  • Perform stability testing for investigative samples across all stages of clinical trials
  • Test and maintain appropriate standards
  • Ensure compliance with cGMP, GLP, quality systems and regulatory requirements
  • Create reports and documentation (methods/specifications etc), including appropriate work for generating IP development and patent applications
  • Create documentation around Regulatory framework and external publications



  • Bachelor of Science minimum, post-graduate studies will be an advantage
  • Strong experience in the development and validation of stability tests methods for new products with HPLC, GC – MS also beneficial
  • Able to use, troubleshoot, maintain and validate HPLC and GC
  • Excellent organisational, proven people and time management skills
  • Strong understanding and commitment GMP/GLP requirements, quality systems and OH&S
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential, as the ability to present scientific approaches, data and interpretations across the  company will be important
  • Attention to detail and strong ability to multi-task.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and problem solve, including atypical test results
  • The key to this role will be your flexible “can do” attitude and excellent work ethic.
  • Demonstrated ability to display initiative whilst working autonomously or as part of a team.



Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.

If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call our team at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100. After hours you can call Helen on 0438 620 434.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles in the future.