Analytical Development Manager

Vejle, Denmark | Full-Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date:

Reference: VN1441

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We are looking for our new Analytical Development Manager in R&D.

If you thrive in dynamic environments, possess adaptability and innovation, and are enthusiastic about contributing to our growth, we invite you to be a part of our exciting journey of expansion. In this role, you will skillfully balance the needs of both internal and external stakeholders while maintaining a keen focus on details. Join us in shaping the future in a dynamic and evolving landscape.

About Us:

Fertin Pharma is a pharmaceutical company known for its expertise in oral dosage forms, particularly in the development and manufacturing of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), helping people quit smoking every day. We are proud of our innovative oral and intra-oral delivery technologies, giving extensive opportunity for diversification in both the pharma and consumer health space. We work in different areas such as oral care, vitamins, immunity, energy, and gastrointestinal remedies. Fertin Pharma has established a global presence and works in partnerships with various pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

Position Overview:

As the Manager for Analytical Development, you will lead a team of more than 10 chemist and 10 talented technicians, overseeing analytical method development, validation, stability test and troubleshooting activities across Fertins product development pipeline. You will play a crucial role in delivery of department milestones in new products projects, ensuring product quality via analytical work, and maintaining compliance across our different registration regimes.


• Manage and lead a team of analytical chemists and laboratory technicians, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.

• Ensure effective method development and validation processes, with reference compliance with regulatory requirements.

• Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments, including Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, and Product development.

• Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes related to analytical chemistry in the pharmaceutical sector.

• Actively participate in project planning, budgeting, and resource allocation for R&D projects related to analytical development.


• Ph.D. or Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in a R&D setting, with a focus on analytical chemistry.

• Proven leadership experience, with successfully managing high-performing teams.

• Knowledge of analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, FTIR, and spectroscopy.

• Experience in method development, validation, and troubleshooting.

• Understanding of regulatory requirements (FDA, ICH, etc.)

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

• Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

• Able to write and speak advanced Danish.

We offer:

• Collaborative and Inclusive Work Environment where employees are encouraged to share ideas, collaborate on projects, and contribute to the company's success.

• Part of a committed and informal team management team of 3 manager colleagues in AD and a total of 12 manager colleagues in R&D.

• Positive Company Culture that values teamwork, collaboration, and open communication. Employees often appreciate the supportive and friendly atmosphere, which contributes to a positive working environment.

• Possibility of home working days and flexible working hours.

• Free choice scheme with the option of extra holiday thought out the year.

Fertin Pharma is a fully owned subsidiary of Philip Morris International, who have chosen to do something incredible. They are totally transforming their business and building a future on smoke-free products with the vision of one clear purpose - to deliver a smoke-free future. This aligns perfectly with our mission.

If you would like further information about the position, please contact Senior Manager Lone Berg Frederiksen via email Interviews are held on an ongoing basis.