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Company: Covance
Location: Shardlow, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Overview:

Do you have a Chemistry related degree?


Are you looking for a role that will further develop your practiced analytical and method development skills?


Do you want a role that will give you responsibility and recognition?


At Covance, we are working together to build a healthier and safer world, we exist to help our customers secure the potential of their research and develop products that enhance and enrich life. We are looking for a Senior Analyst/Method Developer to develop and validate robust analytical methods and to undertake analysis of routine samples, document the procedures and maintain equipment and environment in accordance with GLP for Physical Chemical studies at our site at Shardlow, Derbyshire.


As a Senior Study Analyst and Method Developer at Covance your main responsibilities will be:

  • Analyse samples and process data for assigned studies
  • Perform method development and validation
  • Interpret data to ensure acceptance criteria are achieved and the reanalysis of anomalous results are managed appropriately
  • Produce data summaries
  • Proactively identify and perform QC checking of data and reports to meet departmental needs
  • Maintain working knowledge of all departmental analytical techniques and instrumentation
  • Proactively manage consumable stock levels
  • Clean and maintain allocated work areas and equipment in line with departmental procedures
  • Accept responsibility for the condition and maintenance of allocated equipment.
  • Perform departmental duties as required
  • Approve formal analytical methods, where appropriate
  • Assist in the preparation of study plans, analytical phase plans and draft reports
  • Act as Responsible Analyst communicating with collaborating departments to ensure timely delivery of analytical phases
  • Work with Study Director/Principal Investigator to communicate with customers and be involved in client meetings
  • Train and supervise staff


  • Scientific Degree ideally Chemistry
  • Significant experience in a relevant scientific analysis and method development
  • Proven expertise with HPLC, GC, MS and LCMS-MS techniques and able to trouble shoot 
  • Significant experience of working in a CRO or agrochemical environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt style to the situation
  • Has client facing experience both face to face and virtual 
  • Has the ability to provide feedback at all levels, build relationships and work to successfully improve quality standards
  • Work collaboratively within the team and across the wider Company
  • Motivates the team to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Is able to make decisions and adapt to changing priorities

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