APC Ltd is an award-winning and rapidly growing science- and technology-driven pharmaceutical process research company. In the space of 5 years, we have pioneered innovation in the sector and we now partner with 8 of the top-10 pharma and 5 of the top-10 biotech firms in the world.

From our world-class facility, we offer specialised chemical and process engineering solutions. Powered by novel technology and world-class scientific research, we help companies accelerate the development & launch of their medicines.

Our rapid growth has come from a commitment to excellence, a drive to innovate and the desire to develop a challenging, creative and rewarding environment for our team. If you are interested in a career focused on technical innovation, technology design and impact, we would love to hear from you.

Process Development Scientist / Engineer


Principal Duties and Objectives

R&D Pharmaceutical Research Project Support

  • Working within a research team, co-ordinate the planning, organising and delivery of R&D pharmaceutical research projects.
  • Prepare and review technical presentations and report material, and present the issues, results and project progress to clients as required.
  • Based on project needs, develop and introduce new techniques, methods and processes to improve business effectiveness.
  • Generate ideas and suggestions on how to improve technical capabilities.
  • Coach mentor and train junior team members.
  • Represent the organisation at conference events.


Laboratory Support

  • Provide R&D laboratory support across the organisation through collaboration with scientists and engineers, both internally and externally.
  • Ensure that operation to GLP standard within a R&D laboratory is maintained at all times.
  • Monitor, develop and optimise pharmaceutical reaction and purification unit processes.
  • Develop pharmaceutical scale-up and optimisation strategies.
  • Perform analytical characterisation of isolated materials.
  • Solve complex technical problems and take responsibility for implementing the solutions.
  • Ensure that safe working practices are adhered to in line with relevant local and legal requirements.
  • Liaise with the Laboratory Manager as required to maintain a shared awareness of the issues requiring attention within the laboratories.


Minimum Requirements

  • 4-6 years post degree or 3-4 years post grad (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) qualification
  • Experienced in pharmaceutical Engineering / Chemistry analysis
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent technical communications skills, with previous technical presentation experience
  • Ability to disseminate information to research team and directors


Desirable Skills

  • Demonstrated use of PAT in reaction and/or crystallization monitoring
  • Understanding of kinetics of reactions, process/reaction modelling
  • Good understanding of DoE and QbD for process development
  • Experience with scale-up techniques for processes from laboratory to plant scale



The salary is negotiable and dependent on the experience of the successful candidate.


How to apply

Suitable candidates should submit a CV and a Cover Letter by close of business Friday 01st March, 2019 

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Business Development Director – US

Supporting our continued growth, we have a need to augment our Business Development resource in one of our two key markets – the US, specifically the Boston area. This appointment runs in parallel with APC opening its Boston office in March 2019.


Principal Duties and Objectives


  • Delivery of budget – management and reporting thereof –
    • Ensure accuracy and timely reporting of financial data
  • Ownership to sales process – RFP > pricing > proposal > revision > win
  • Ownership to Sales Plan – management and reporting thereof
  • Define pricing strategy to enhance opportunity delivery


Client Management

  • Specifically, new client development, i.e. clients that have not worked with APC > 2 years.

  • Maintain and develop relationships with key clients

  • Ensure understanding to client organisations/key stake holders

  • Ensure client visit process is proactively managed


Market Development

  • Maintain and develop contacts that deliver opportunities into APC
  • Understand local market and leverage thereof
  • Provide guidance to market trends and advise to APC service provision thereof – diversify APC technology platforms and improve value proposition/efficiencies.
  • Work with Marketing to define appropriate marketing collateral and delivery – events, presentations, online presence etc.


Company/Brand Representative

  • Champion APC brand to market
  • Champion company ethos and mission


Communication –

  • Clarity of communications
  • Address issues in timely manner
  • Report accurately and timely, e.g. agendas, minutes, actions etc.


Personal Traits/Behaviours

  • Integrity – remote working
  • Openness
  • Clarity of communication
  • Drive & ambition
  • Teamwork


Minimum Requirements

  • US location preferred, specifically the Boston, MA locale.
  • Minimum MSc in Science related discipline. MBA an advantage
  • 10 years + experience in Business Development in contract pharmaceutical services environment
  • Strong technical knowledge of drug development process
  • Ability to operate effectively as working remotely, team building with remote colleagues a key requirement
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated project management skills
  • Strong technical communications skills, with exemplar presentation abilities
  • Ability to disseminate information to research team and managers




How to Apply

Suitable candidates should submit a CV and a Cover Letter by close of business 22nd March 2019 through the below link: 

Apply Here



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