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Lead / Senior Analytical Scientist

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Job Description

Lead / Senior Analytical Scientist




Tavanta Therapeutics is a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company developing a diverse pipeline of drugs that bring clinically meaningful benefits to patients with serious or debilitating diseases.  As we continue to grow and expand, there exists an immediate opportunity for a Lead / Senior Analytical Scientist to join our Team. The incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of Analytical development and Analytical activities at Tavanta.




  • The Applicant will be responsible for the co-ordination of internal and external analytical and stability activities
  • Responsible for analytical planning and reporting
  • Development and maintenance of analytical methods, qualifications, stability protocols, stability reports and internal training materials for the analytical team
  • Generation of analytical and stability data to support ongoing programmes
  • Overseeing analytical related equipment acquisitions and maintenance
  • Maintenance of good working relationships with contracted parties (CDMOs) on the planned and ongoing analytical activities. Active participation in weekly, bi-weekly, and ad-hoc project calls.
  • Review of laboratory notebooks, excel spreadsheets, data and documentation related to analytical activities ensuring compliance with good documentation practices
  • Direct reporting to the CMC Manager




The candidate will have strong, proven background in Analytics.  In addition, the candidate should have minimum 3-5 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Significant experience in Analytics
  • Thorough understanding of HPLC Chromatography
  • Thorough understanding of chromatographic method development and validation
  • Excellent oral and written English is essential
  • Team oriented and goal-driven while being self-aware of strengths and weaknesses
  • Highly organized and able to work on his/her own with limited oversight
  • Collaborative, creative, and open-minded, and eager to help others
  • Persistent and optimistic about overcoming challenges
  • Flexible and willing to try/learn new things and approaches
  • Advanced level in MS Excel




  • Knowledge of CMC regulatory requirements
  • Experience in MS/MS
  • IVRT / IVPT experience
  • Dissolution testing experience
  • Experience in material science (XRD, DSC)
  • GxP experience
  • LabSolutions software knowledge
  • Office 365 handling


Experience required:


  • Minimum 3-5 years professional experience
  • High level in English (written, oral)


Required Qualification:


  • University degree


Required language level:


  • English – high level in written and oral


Employment type:


  • Full time


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