Placement Student: Analyst

Employer Information



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Student Placement Analyst
(12 Month Post. July 2021 – July 2022)
Hours:  40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB5949

Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Craigavon
Open To: 2nd year undergraduate students within a Life Science discipline, currently studying towards a degree that requires a year in industry. 

The Company
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 
Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
Working as part of the Pharma Services Business Unit, Student Placement Analysts carry out routine Quality Control analysis, according to set specifications and methods, working to GMP standards. Within this placement you will gain valuable knowledge and experience within a global pharmaceutical industry.

As a placement student, you will make an important contribution to our teams and work on a specified work-based projects over the year. From day one, placement students are quite literally contributing towards the advancement of human health.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Studying for a BSc (or equivalent) within a Life Science related discipline
  • Be prepared to conduct a 12 month full time placement before returning to university to complete the programme

Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Experience of laboratory analysis (either within a commercial or academic setting)
  • Experience and knowledge of HPLC analysis

Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Subsidised restaurant
Paid medical appointments
Bereavement Leave
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

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Closing Date: Monday 14th December 2020 at 1700 hours

  • Contract
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Monday 14 Dec 2020
  • Salary: £100000
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