Senior Scientist – R&D Focus, Pharmaceuticals (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time


  • Fifteen Month Fixed-Term Tenure
  • Be a Key Participant in New Product Development
  • Full Benefits Including Annual Leave, Paid Holidays etc
  • ASX Listed Biotech Company



Our client is well known ASX listed Biotech company that develops and commercialises a range of patented products for the global market.

Based in Melbourne’s CBD, our client provides modern facilities close to public transport and a friendly, supportive work environment.



Using innovative technology to deliver drugs across the skin, our client is looking to employ a Senior Scientist to cover a maternity leave position. Ideally, the successful candidate will have both a strong R&D background and experience in analytical chemistry.



  • Development of new formulations, and performing test method development/validation
    Planning and co-ordination of R&D, QC, stability, validation & analytical work within project timelines
    Establish and carry out formal product stability trials suitable for submissions to regulatory authorities
    Develop and validate stability indicating HPLC assays for new products
    Train and coach staff in the R&D and analytical teams
    Ensure compliance with cGMP, GLP, quality systems and regulatory requirements



As a true team player reporting to the R&D and QC Manager, your role will primarily support the completion of the company’s R&D, QC, stability and analytical testing programs in a timely and logical manner.

You will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification.
  • A strong R&D background as well as a thorough understanding of quality systems.
  • Excellent organisational, proven people and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and strong ability to multi-task.
  • The key to this role will be your flexible “can do” attitude and excellent work ethic.
  • Strong leadership and initiative whilst working autonomously or as part of a team.

Our client offers a dynamic environment that fosters a work culture emphasising Innovation, Urgency, Integrity, and Results with a commitment to attract and retain highly motivated and qualified people.

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.



If you meet the above criteria and you wish to discuss this role, please call our team during office hours on 03 9516 0100 or after hours/weekend on 0438 620 434, 0423 257 325.

To apply for this role, please use the APPLY button and attach your updated resume with a covering letter to HR at ChemSkill.

Please Note: Unfortunately only short-listed candidates can be contacted due to high volume of applications.