Principle Scientist

Principle Scientist

  • Location

    Blaenau Gwent

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  • Salary:

    £31000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lara Boggan

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Principle Scientist 
Salary £31,000 Plus annual bonus  
Pharmaceutical Industry 
Based in Newport  

Opportunity to join a fast-growing pharmaceutical company, where you will be able to grow with the business and develop.  

  • To lead and manage a team of Senior Scientists and Pharmaceutical Analysts
  • To provide scientific and technical leadership to project teams and clients 
  • Recognised point of contact within the business for problem solving in field of technical expertise
Key responsibilities:  
  • To demonstrate strong leadership skills and always leading by example 
  • Demonstrable knowledge and expertise within specialist field 
  • Excellent influencing skills to ensure full team alignment  
  • Excellent communication skills to articulate complex scientific concepts and data sets.  
  • Organised with data driven decision making skills 
  • Ability to communicate and work with personnel of all levels, internally and externally 
  • Proven flexibility in adjusting to a rapidly evolving workload and remaining calm under pressure
  • Always displays adherence to and promotion of the company values. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience 
  • Proven track record on successfully managing a team in a fast-paced results orientated environment
  • Experience in Inhalation/respiratory product development or research 
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements e.g. GMP, ICH and COSHH 
  • Six-sigma training desirable  
  • Management training 



Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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