Manager Analytical Development

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We are now looking for a manager to our Analytical Development department in Malmö. PolyPeptide is expanding and this is a new and exciting position.

As the Manager Analytical Development you are confident as a leader and have a passion for development and new analytical techniques. You will lead a team of six highly skilled analytical chemists. The department is responsible for developing, and supporting, analytical methods to be used for release and in process control of peptide APIs. The department interacts with several parts of the organization in a support role and often plays an active role in root cause investigations. You will be part of the Development team and report to our Manager Development in Malmö.

About the role

As the manager of our Analytical Development department, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the analytical development department at the PolyPeptide site in Malmö
  • Be responsible for personnel within the department, including budget, objectives and salary setting
  • Proactively lead development of new analytical techniques
  • Participate in global innovation initiatives within analytical development
  • Ensure timely delivery of project deliverables from the analytical development department
  • Ensure professional and timely communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Take the lead in representing the department in meetings with customers
  • Contribute in internal and external project meetings  


  • MSc or PhD in Analytical Chemistry or related field
  • >5 years experience from analytical development within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Leadership experience from the pharmaceutical industry
  • Innovative thinking in analytical development
  • Commercial mindset
  • Proactive mindset, understand and manage different requirements in customer projects
  • Skills in resource management and estimations for project deliverables
  • Clear and timely communication skills both in speaking and in writing
  • Team player and good collaboration skills
  • Experience from analytical techniques for pharmaceutical peptides (GMP/GLP) is a merit
  • Experience from Quality Control is a merit
  • Fluent in English, in speaking and in writing  

What we offer at PolyPeptide
We offer an interesting and challenging position in an international growing and diverse company with dedicated and skilled colleagues. With the position comes a high degree of freedom and responsibility in a dynamic and changing environment.  

Apply now!
If you are ready for your next challenge and want to work in an environment where you will be part of a great team this could be the right position for you. We want our business and our co-workers to grow together, so if you are passionate about development, we look forward to your application.

For more information please contact Jens Finnman, Manager Development.  For union information contact the local union chairman for Akademikerföreningen or Unionen, please call  040-36 62 00 for support. We will continuously review applications so please submit your application as soon as possible. Latest day to apply is April 19.  

PolyPeptide is one of the world’s largest and most successful actors within the field of peptide technology. The peptides that we produce are part of several different pharmaceutical products and through our work we are improving the quality of life for many people all around the world. Today, the PolyPeptide Group employs 850 dedicated coworkers at six development and manufacturing sites in Belgium, France, India, Sweden and two sites in the US.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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216 13 Malmö Directions +46 40-36 62 00

Our Core Values

- We are curious and explore new ways
- We are ambitious and find solutions

- We have a strong technical knowledge and we deliver results
- We deliver quality in everything we do

- We believe in teamwork and collaboration
- We lead by example and accept responsibility
- We are transparent and we show integrity

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