Analytical Scientist

At VIATRIS, we see healthcare not as it is but as it should be. We act courageously and are uniquely positioned to be a source of stability in a world of evolving healthcare needs.

Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.

We do so via:

Access – Providing high quality trusted medicines regardless of geography or circumstance;
Leadership – Advancing sustainable operations and innovative solutions to improve patient health; and
Partnership – Leveraging our collective expertise to connect people to products and services.
Our global portfolio includes best-in-class, iconic brand-name products as well as global key brands; generics, including branded and complex generics; and other offerings across a wide range of therapeutic areas. We are committed to helping create healthier communities worldwide through education, outreach and better access to treatment.


For those driven to live their lives with purpose, Viatris helps employees realise their full potential by creating a collaborative culture that fosters courage and resilience. Viatris is more than just a place to work. This is a place to make a difference in the world.


The Role & What You Will Be Doing

Every day, we rise to the challenge to make a difference and here’s how the Laboratory based Analytical Scientist role will make an impact in the Global Respiratory Group at Viatris where we develop respiratory medicines (e.g., DPIs, MDIs, Nebulised products) for patients worldwide.


Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Working within our Materials Science team, carry out all analytical activities required to deliver new respiratory products to clinical studies and commercialization.
  • Plan and execute experiments to develop scientific understanding in the development of analytical methods and during formulation development of new products.
  • Perform analyses related to product development, stability and process scale up.
  • Process data, interpret results and report experimental outcomes to project development team.
  • Highlight aberrant or suspect results and work with a supervisor to investigate.
  • Undertake the preparation of protocols, reports and procedures.
  • Maintain laboratory documentation in accordance with principles of data integrity and cGMP documentation practices.
  • Contribute to project delivery by carrying out other tasks (e.g. laboratory housekeeping, ordering, shipping samples) as required.
  • Adherence to all applicable policies and procedures, including those relating to EHS, GMP, GCP, Quality and Compliance, consistent with the role and any associated responsibilities, including people management where applicable.


About Your Skills & Experience

For this role, we’re looking for a candidate who has an effective combination of the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • Must possess a relevant BSc Degree (for example Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Forensics) or equivalent, or substantial practical work experience.
  • Must have a good understanding of the basic principles of physical, organic and analytical chemistry, and be familiar with calculations used in analytical chemistry.
  • Must have a good understanding and practical experience of analytical chemistry in product development, including modern laboratory techniques for API, excipient, and drug product testing, e.g., particle sizing, FT-IR, SEM and thermal analysis techniques.
  • Must be able to work autonomously to deliver individual tasks; able to organize tasks allocated by supervisor and plan own work to consistently achieve output of high quality results in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Must have good understanding of laboratory safety and best practice.
  • Must possess good IT skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have enthusiasm to work in a laboratory based role.


At Viatris, we are dedicated to building a truly diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t fully align with every requirement, we still encourage you to apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.


Benefits at Viatris

At Viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others. Some of our benefits include the following on top of a competitive salary:

  • Top Employer Accreditation, demonstrating that we provide excellent people policies and practices
  • Competitive compensation package inclusive of annual discretionary bonus
  • Focus on career progression with growth and development opportunities
  • Emphasis on Health & Wellness programmes
  • 100% paid medical insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life cover
  • Excellent employer-matched pension scheme with Viatris contributing up to 11%
  • 2 paid volunteer days per year


Diversity & Inclusion at Viatris

At Viatris, diversity and inclusion are essential to our mission. The diversity we foster in all aspects of our business can be one of our greatest strengths in redefining healthcare not as it is, but as it should be. If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity and inclusion means to us, please visit


Sustainability at Viatris

Corporate social responsibility is fundamental to the Viatris mission. We work to advance responsible and sustainable operations and leverage our collective expertise to empower people to live healthier at every stage of life, recognizing that our actions affect the stakeholders and communities we serve. To learn more about our efforts, please visit


At Viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others.

Viatris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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