Head of Formulation Development


Do you have experience with formulation development of vaccines and are you ready for the next step? As the Head of Formulation Development, you will manage a team of 20 people, the activities of the department and collaborated with other departments. Do you want to know more? Read the full description below. 

As the Head of Formulation Development, you will manage a team of 20 people and the projects of the Formulation Development department. Furthermore:

  • You will manage the Formulation Development activities for Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC) projects. Including demanding budgets, balancing the supply and improve projects. 
  • You will define, execute and adapt the functional strategy for current and expected CMC projects. 
  • You will collaborate with other teams within the DPD and other departments.
  • You will stimulate your team to develop innovative problem-solving skills, a continuous improvement mindset and create intellectual property
  • You will manage your team including coaching members of your team to enhance personal development.


For this challenging position as Head of Formulation Development, we are looking for a pro-active, flexible and collaborative team player.

  • PhD or MSc plus 8 years of work experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • You have working knowledge of HR and Finance systems
  • You have experience with formulation development of vaccines
  • You have line management and project management experience
  • You have a scientific mindset, but you are able to translate into manufacturability
  • As a team leader, you improve team dynamics and stimulate personal development
  • You are comfortable with asking and giving feedback


  • A 6 month secondment contract with CheckMark labrecruitment and afterwards a contract directly at the company. This is a long term position.
  • Full time (40 hours), 36 hours is discussable
  • Please be aware that their are multiple interview rounds at the company for this position

Wil je meer weten - More information

Neem voor meer informatie contact op met Esther Moerdijk: 0182 590 215
Vacaturenummer: 6399


Company profile

A pharmaceutical company that develops and manufactures vaccines. The formulation development team together with four other teams form the drug product development (DPD) department. These four teams closely work together to develop new products. The formulation development team makes sure that the products are stable and safe.




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