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Senior Scientist (Project Rep)


Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Job Function:  Research & Early Development
Job ID:  68810

2x Late Stage Project Representative


To strengthen our Characterisation Team based in our UK Head Office, in Slough, UK, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Late Stage Project Representative.

As a Project Representative you will be supporting late phase projects as they prepare for BLAs in 2022 and 2024.

You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Collaborate with teams and projects within UCB across sites in the UK, Belgium, Switzerland and the US, and with contract analytical laboratories.
  • The group also has academic collaborations.


You will contribute by:

  • Representing late stage projects both technically and as a project manager.
  • Inputting into the design of characterization work packages.
  • Leading critical quality attribute assessment.
  • Contributing to authorship of analytical aspects of regulatory submissions, protocols and reports.
  • Liaising with characterisation scientists to obtain data.  
  • Documentation Management
  • Self-learning by reading literature.


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Experience in characterization project representation and a strong understanding of protein chemistry, preferably including mass spectrometry and GxP experience.
  • At least a BSc (or equivalent) and several years industrial experience in a biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, within a Characterisation/ Method Development Group, with a sustained period of time as a project representative.
  • Excellent knowledge of protein chemistry.
  • Proficient in the use of electronic document management systems.
  • Use of Trackwise and risk databases.
  • Use of MS project and/ or Integrate.
  • Awareness of ICH guidelines.
  • Understanding of CQA assessment.


Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.

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