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At Seda we know that the foundations of our success are the capabilities of our people and the environment we create together.

Career Development

When you join the team, you will have the opportunity to work with and learn from genuine thought leaders in the industry. You will own your development path and we will support, coach and guide you so that you can reach your full potential.

We have a diverse range of projects across all phases of development. The work will be stimulating, challenging, and varied and will give you rapid exposure to new experiences and a growing level of independence.

We harness a positive work environment where everyone has equal opportunity for personal growth and development.

We are a fair employer; we recognise and reward our people for their dynamism, energy, flexibility and dedication with a competitive remuneration package and working practices that promote a healthy work-life balance.

Our values

  • We drive to be the best at what we do and we deliver together to create
    value for our clients
  • We respect the individual and value diversity
  • We expect personal accountability in the context of a team environment
  • We believe passionately in the power of partnership and build relationships
    across boundaries
  • We have zero tolerance for any form of discrimination
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Our latest roles

All applicants who meet the Person Specification will receive a response by telephone call or email in due course. Applicant details, including CVs, are kept on our system for a period of 6 months in line with our Privacy Notice. For consideration for future openings, please send your CV to: faye.briffa@sedapds.com

(Senior) Principal Scientist, Clin Pharm & DMPK (REF 0622)

Seda Pharmaceutical Development Services are going through a period of rapid expansion as we establish ourselves as a premier, science led, pharmaceutical CRO. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced scientist to lead the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical pharmacology studies (renal, hepatic, TQT, ADME, DDI, BE/BA, SAD, MAD, etc.) and provide guidance to optimise pharmacokinetic sampling and dosing strategies for client projects. As a senior member of the SEDA team, you'll drive Clinical Pharmacology & DMPK scientific excellence by providing technical consultancy and strategic advice to Seda’s clients and provide scientific guidance, coaching and mentoring to internal staff. The diversity of compounds and drug delivery systems we support will continually develop and challenge even the most seasoned of scientists.

Reports to: Director

Experience: You’ll be educated to at least degree level (ideally PhD) with significant experience across DMPK and Clinical Pharmacology Sciences. You bring the highest level of scientific thinking together with pragmatic design thinking to deliver candidate drugs and/or development plans, documentation, data interpretation and decisions for Clients’ compounds and products. Ability to apply scientifically sound principles efficiently in the analysis and interpretation of pharmacokinetic data is a necessity. As an experienced project leader, you’ll have experience of leading the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical pharmacology studies (renal, hepatic, TQT, ADME, DDI, BE/BA, SAD, MAD, etc.) and providing guidance to optimise pharmacokinetic sampling and dosing strategies.

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits (based on level of experience)

Posted: 19th Jul 2022

Closes: 12/08/2022

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Modelling/Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics Scientist – all levels (REF 0522)

Seda Pharmaceutical Development Services are going through a period of rapid expansion as we establish ourselves as a premier, science led, pharmaceutical CRO. We have a number of exciting opportunities to join our Modelling/PKPD Science function.

Experience: We have a range of Modelling and PKPD opportunities from graduate level with minimal experience, right the way through to our most senior modelling roles, where you’ll have ideally a PhD with significant experience applying modelling techniques in pharmaceutical sciences and drug development.

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits (based on level of experience)

Posted: 5th Apr 2022

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Formulation Scientist – all levels (REF 0422)

Seda Pharmaceutical Development Services are going through a period of rapid expansion as we establish ourselves as a premier, science led, pharmaceutical CRO. We have a number of exciting opportunities to join our Formulation Science function.

Experience: We have a range of Formulation Science opportunities from graduate level with minimal experience, right the way through to our most senior formulation roles, where you’ll have ideally a PhD with significant experience in pharmaceutical sciences and drug development.

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits (based on level of experience)

Posted: 5th Apr 2022

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Analytical Scientist – all levels (REF 0322)

Seda Pharmaceutical Development Services are going through a period of rapid expansion as we establish ourselves as a premier, science led, pharmaceutical CRO. We have a number of exciting opportunities to join our Analytical Science function.

Experience: We have a range of Analytical Science opportunities from graduate level with minimal experience, right the way through to our most senior analytical roles, where you’ll have ideally a PhD with significant analytical experience in pharmaceutical sciences and drug development.

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits (based on level of experience)

Posted: 5th Apr 2022

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Faye Briffa

HR Business Partner

Faye Briffa

HR Business Partner

After a 20 year career in HR working primarily in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Faye Briffa set up Ashfield HR, an HR Consultancy supporting North West based small and medium sized companies who have no in-house HR capability.

Faye is CIPD qualified having achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2002.  Since then, she has held a variety of HR roles, including in Recruitment, Employment, Business Change and HR Business Partnering.

As an experienced HR professional Faye now leads all recruitment activities and the establishment of high performing teams in the Seda organisation.

Read what our staff say

"The diversity of projects we impact, with new and varied routes of administration and complex, cutting edge drug delivery technology creates endless growth opportunities in terms of scientific excellence"

Claire Patterson

Senior Principal Scientist

"Joining Seda allowed me to lead a wide breadth of scientific programmes while honing my project management and strategic skills"

Nicola Parisi

Principal Scientist

"Seda has provided me with a vast opportunity to develop new skills and techniques. Despite coming from a different scientific background, I found myself being able to develop new techniques and to build up a foundation of knowledge on pharmaceutical science really quickly."

Sin Nee Teoh

Scientist, Analytical Sciences

"Joining the Seda team straight from university has given me the opportunity to apply my scientific knowledge and skills from my degree to a real world setting by allowing me to have a direct impact on the development of various medicinal products, which ultimately improves patients’ lives."

Elen Roberts

Scientist, Pharmaceutical Sciences