Head of Bioanalysis

Head of Bioanalysis

Our client is a CRO located in the South of France. Due to his growth, he is looking for a Head of Bioanalysis




  • Support starting up the bioanalytical laboratory. Train and coach principal investigor(s) in regulated bioanalysis in order to facilitate successful GLP inspection
  • Support the team and the Study Director
  • Moderate the change management in the bioanalytical laboratory in the transition process from an internal R&D laboratory to a CRO
  • Transfer existing standard operating procedures into the site SOP management system; support harmonizing procedures where needed and implement already harmonized the company procedures Implement method development and validation guide.
  • Mentor and coach principal investigator(s)/project manager(s) to increase level of professionalism and give them deeper insight in Sponsor’s expectations.
  • Leverage experience in state-of-the-art LIMS during the implementation process of Watson LIMS at company on a global scale
  • Act as (deputy) project manager mainly during absence of principal investigator(s)/project manager(s)




  • Master degree in chemistry, specialized in analytical chemistry and biochemistry.
  • At least 15 years of experience in Bioanalyses
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical industry and working with CROs
  • Experience in Project Management and leading study teams
  • Knowledge of bioanalytical methods (LC-MS/MS, HPLC-UV/FD, etc.)
  • Experience in managing and guiding teams as Project Manager
  • High social competence and enjoyment in dealing with complex projects
  • Independent and structured working method with hands-on mentality
  • Very good communication skills in English are required






Marine Dollat mdollat@axepta.com

Specialist Pharmaceutical and Medical Device recruiter and headhunter recruiting in Switzerland and France for the provision of Pharma and Medical Device staff including Quality (GCP, GMP, GLP, GxP, Quality System, Quality Engineer, Quality manager, Quality director and VP level), Regulatory Affairs or Production's position. As specialists in the placement of candidates within the Pharmaceutical Industry, our service is thorough, professional and intelligent. In addition to our permanent and contract recruitment services, we provide proactive search campaigns, advertising campaigns and dedicated account management. If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding your search for staff or your search for a new position please feel free to contact me directly at mdollat@axepta.com