Analytical Project Leader - CordenPharma Brussels - Bruxelles




Brussels, BE

Our Company

CordenPharma is a leading Contract Development & Manufacturing (CDMO) partner with approximately 2’000 employees across Europe and the United States and annual revenues > 500 M€, enabling pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to link their requirements for product success with their patients’ healthier lives.

Founded in 1987, CordenPharma Brussels, formerly Peptisyntha, was a member of the Solvay group until being acquired by CordenPharma in October 2013. CordenPharma Brussels has built a 30-year track record of success in supplying pharmaceutical and biotech companies with clinical and commercial scale cGMP peptide APIs.

Through expertise and capabilities in all synthetic peptide-manufacturing technologies, CordenPharma Brussels assesses and customizes its manufacturing approach to achieve the most effective manufacturing process for its customers.


As Analytical Project Leader, you will lead analytical activities for the development, qualification and validation of analytical methods for specific projects (within CordenPharma Brussels or with other CordenPharma sites).

In collaboration with the lab technicians, you will generate experimental data in development, pre-qualification, qualification, validation of analytical methods (mainly HPLC/UPLC/GC/IC), trouble- shooting for running productions.

Duties and responsibilities

  • >> Provide appropriate expertise and technical protocols and reports for analytical development, transfer and validation activities
  • >> Integrate cGMP requirements in analytical development lab and analytical
    activities and participates to improve 5S laboratory management
  • >> Participate as analytical expert to regular teleconferences and meetings
    with customers, internal team meetings or meeting with other Corden sites
  • >> Make presentations summarizing analytical outcome for
    specific projects
  • >> Provide technical input for preparation of regulatory documents, for new project evaluations

Qualifications and skills

  • >> Master degree in Analytical Sciences. PhD is a plus.
  • >> First experience in analytical development in chemical or pharmaceutical industry
  • >> Knowledge or experience in peptide chemistry
  • >> Previous experience with HPLC/UPLC
  • >> Experience in CDMO is an asset.
  • >> Ability to work independently in a fast paced multitasking environment.
  • >> Rigorous with excellent organization and coordination skills.
  • >> Strong customer oriented-mindset.
  • >> Flexible, able to set priorities and solution oriented.
  • >> Team spirit and ability to work in an interdisciplinary and international environment.
  • >> Strong oral & written communication skills (English & French).
  • >> Excellent command of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

What we offer

We offer a permanent contract, a competitive salary package and varied and motivating responsibilities.


Then we should definitely get to know each other. We look forward to receiving your application via the link or send it to [email protected]