Singapore, Singapore


Life Sciences



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Be a part of a revolutionary change. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free future, your work could change the lives of a billion smokers. Your ‘day to day’ • To participate actively in the conceptualization and running of studies: training studies, proof of concept studies and standard toxicology studies (Genotox, CytoTox and OECD 28d/90d etc). To deliver timely high quality, well written study related documents: IACUC application, AWC application, study plan, study report and all the amendments adhering to the GLP, NACLAR, AAALAC and 3Rs guidelines. • Based on the scientific questions and objectives of the study, study director shall develop a detailed, well written study plan. Study director shall lead the development and establishment of new methods needed for the study (example: simple bioanalytical/bioassay methods and formulation of test items), in consultation with a senior study director. • To lead and manage the activities of the study team on a daily basis by providing input to the technical staff and ensuring that work is executed according to study plans and timelines; to coordinate the inputs and implement ad hoc requests for changes by scientific team and the quality assurance team; to regularly report (by preparing high quality presentations) and interpret the data to stakeholders and draw the overall conclusions from the study in consultation with a senior study director. • To act as a deputy study director by providing necessary support to a study director for the activities mentioned above (the level of support depends on the experience of the incumbent). • To plan and conduct studies using project management tools within the timelines and budget; anticipate variations and provide information about changes on a timely basis; liaise with procurement and coordinate ordering of supplies (i.e. animal order) • To keep up to date with relevant scientific literature, present and participate in internal Journal Club sessions, participate (i.e. provide graphs, tables, and data) in the preparation of scientific articles and business cases in collaboration with colleagues from Neuchatel. • To participate in the development and maintenance of the quality management system through: keeping the SOP and work instruction library current and drafting new SOPs and WKIs based on company needs or advances in technology. Who we’re looking for • PhD in life sciences or equivalent is preferred. • Strong work experience with experimental animals (preferably rodents), or equivalent experience in a regulatory/scientific environment. Inhalation studies experience preferred. • Experience and expertise in (pharmaceutical) formulation and analytical chemistry methods is preferred. • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office and excellent communication skills • Strong understanding of animal testing principles and GLP guidelines • Team player, able to work within teams and familiar with project management tools What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. If you believe you would be a good fit to the requirements of the role, please submit your application online. Only candidates who fit the hiring requirements will be contacted. The successful candidate will be hired on the local employment terms and conditions in Singapore.