Formulation Development Team Leader

Enesi Pharma is an innovative pharmaceutical company developing needle free solid dose products with the potential to transform performance and delivery of vaccines and make a material impact on global healthcare.  Enesi Pharma is developing a range of novel solid dose vaccines, based on its ImplaVax® technology, against a range of infectious and other select diseases, working with global companies, specialist developers, government agencies and non-governmental organisations.

Enesi Pharma is recruiting a Formulation Development Team Leader to coordinate all formulation development and manufacturing activities in the laboratory and manage the Formulation Development Team.

In this role you will undertake and execute formulation development and manufacturing activities in the laboratory for assigned internal and external projects and will actively contribute to the development of thermostable solid vaccines and biologics formulations.  You will co-ordinate activities between the formulation and analytical groups and perform analysis and interpretation of data.  You will generate, review and approve formulation development protocols, technical and status reports and assist the Product Manager in reporting results to external partners.

The appropriate candidate will have a PhD degree in a relevant biological science and at least 5 years’ hands on experience in a laboratory based formulation role.  You will spend 75% of of your day leading, planning and executing, laboratory based experimentations on vaccine formulation development projects.  You will have expertise in leading formulation development projects for biologically active materials, such expertise to specifically include vaccines.  You will have expertise in novel solid form formulation development of biologically active materials, including vaccines.  You will have a good understanding of immunology.

Ideally you will have at least one years’ experience in a scientific managerial role within a formulation development team and be able to manage a team of mixed experience formulation scientists.  Experience in regulatory, quality and health and safety guidance pertaining to sterile manufacture of vaccine formulations and products is desirable.

Enesi Pharma offers a great working environment in a new, purpose built, facility with a competitive benefits package. The facility is based in Oxfordshire with ample parking and excellent transport links. For more details about the role please contact: ludo.bonnet@enesipharma.com function